Charities & Support Groups
Helps British residents in Paris and the Ile de France who are in conditions of need, hardship or distress. Assists people of all ages and from all walks of life. Contact for information and advice. Office open 10:00 - 17:00 Monday to Thursday.
Support for English speaking people living in France whose lives have been affected by cancer including care-givers: telephonic support; assistance with system navigation and language barriers; home and hospital visits when possible.
An international fellowship of men and women who have had a drinking problem. It is non-professional, self-supporting, multiracial, apolitical and available almost everywhere. Meetings at various locations in Paris and suburbs throughout the week.
Al-Anon is a worldwide fellowship of men and women whose lives have been affected by someone else’s drinking, regardless of whether that person is still drinking or not. It is non-professional, self-supporting and apolitical. Three meetings a week in Engl...
SPRINT acts as a referral service and information source for English-speaking families with children who have special educational needs. It also provides a network of connections and information for English-speaking and bilingual professionals.
Autonomy and positive self-esteem. Parenting training and workshops. Help your children be more autonomous, confident and capable of authentic communication by learning Transactional Analysis concepts as applied to parenting. 13 impasse des Nympheas (78)
Americans Overseas Domestic Violence Crisis Center
International toll free crisis line and child abuse hotline for abused Americans living overseas. Domestic Violence Advocates available from Mondays through Friday. ATT toll free Direct Access number for France 08 00 99 00 11 (wait) 966 879 6636.
The Junior Service League of Paris
Working for the Franco-Anglo community in Paris, the JSLP is a non-profit organisation of international women participating in community service projects in the Paris area. 34 Ave de New York (Arr. 16) Metro: Alma Marceau.
Canadian Womens Association
Since 1978, this group has been providing members with a range of activities to foster ties among Canadian women residing in France, to promote Canada’s dual culture and to assist newcomers to France. 5 rue de Constantine (Arr 7). Metro: Invalides.
Weight Watchers Food
Internationally renowned weightloss and health programme. Group help and support organised in French and English. Centres across the Ile de France region.
Meetings are held regularly at different locations in and around Paris including the American Church in Paris at 65 Quai dOrsay (Arr 7) Metro: Alma Marceau
Gifted in France
Provides talks and presentations for parents, educators and mental health providers on the educational, social and emotional needs of gifted and twice exceptional children. Also organize activities for children including an annual Spelling Bee.
European Network for Children of Imprisoned Parents is a European-wide initiative on behalf of children with an imprisoned parent. Seeks to boost awareness and achieve new ways of thinking, acting and interacting on issues concerning prisoners children.