Charities & Support Groups
The International Organisation for Migration (IOM) is part of the United Nations and has been supporting migrants and refugees all around the world for over 70 years. Based in Paris, the IOM France has opened a temporary office in Saint-Brieuc, Brittany,...
ACWO is a service and social club. We meet several times a month for lunch, coffee, book discussions, and visits to museums and religious sites of interest. Members volunteer weekly at a soup kitchen, and the club makes regular co...
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.
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.
CoDA (Codependents Anonymous) is an international program of recovery for those who are suffering from problems in their relationships with others and themselves. Meetings and supportive fellowship are available throughout France and via distance in Frenc...
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. Currently there are fou...
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
Franco American Community Center
Community centre located in the American Church of Paris. Based at 65 quai d'Orsay (Arr 7) Metro: Alma
Cancer Support France Association
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.
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)
American Aid Society
The American Aid Society has been helping Americans in need in France since 1922.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.