Support Groups

AVF Accueil des Villes Francaises - Alsace Lorraine
French organisation (where some English is spoken) to assist with the practicalities of adjusting to a new area. 1 Place de Lattre de Tassigny, Strasbourg (67).
Website of the French Association of Gay and Lesbian Parents and prospective parents. Deals with issues concerning homosexual couples or individuals and raising children.
The French Federation of Parents Dyslexia Associations. Advice available in English regarding assessment, diagnosis and schooling.
International Student Associations.
English website of the Marc Bloch University, Strasbourg, for international students in the city, with details of meeting and friendship groups.
Message Mother Support Group
A volunteer social and support network to expectant women and parents, with children of all ages anywhere in France. Practical help and useful information given. An English-speaking organisation. Paris based. Calls taken from 09:00-16:00.
The Salvation Army (Armee du Salut)
The Salvation Army, an Evangelistic movement, became a Congregation in France in 1994. A principal aim is to help people in difficulty, people who are lonely, desperate, often victims of physical or moral violence.
Alcoholics Anonymous
English speaking group. 20:30 on Wednesdays at Centre Socio-Culturel de Neudorf, 42 rue de Neufeld, Strasbourg (67).
Alcoholics Anonymous
English speaking group. 16:00 on Fridays at Foyer Saint Maurice, 1 rue de Rheims, Strasbourg (67).
Americans in France
Website with information about living and travelling in France and a portal for Americans in France to make contact with each other.
The British Charitable Fund
Helps British residents in 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.
France Assist
Website offering a helping hand via email for general problems encountered with living in France.
SOS Help
SOS Help is a listening service for English speakers in France. Practical information for foreigners in France as well as dealing with anxiety, worry, confusion and depression problems. Calls are taken every day beween 15:00 and 23:00.
Le CANA (Cercle Anglais et Nord Americain des Etudiants)
International English speaking circle for foreign students in Strasbourg. At the Departement dEtudes Anglaises et Nord-Americaines, 22 rue Descartes in Strasbourg (67).