Support Groups


A list of support groups throughout France


AIKB (Association Intégration Kreiz Breizh) is a non-profit making Association set-up (in accordance with French law) in 2003 with the aim of helping ‘newcomers’ to settle into their new life in Brittany.

AIKB Gouarec

3 rue de Sénéchal


Tel: 02 96 24 87 90
Open 10.30am-1pm; 2pm-6pm

AIKB Ploërdut

18 Grande Rue


Tel: 02 97 39 41 60
Open 2pm-6pm weekdays except Wednesday

American Library in Paris

Email: [email protected]
Tel: 01 53 59 12 60

Bereavement Support France

Do you need someone to talk to? Do you need a friend?
If you are going through bereavement, maybe we can help.

Web: Email: [email protected], or phone Sandra 0494846489 or mobile 0632353124.

Bilingual Education

Bilingual Education Exchange is a not-for-profit association which provides English literacy classes and activities for Anglophone children growing up in the Vallée du Dropt area of the South West of France.

Tel: 06 08 85 87 60

Cancer Support France

Cancer and its treatment is difficult enough in your own country, but in a new land, often with limited language skills it can be very, very difficult indeed. That is why the Association was created. We hope you find access to the support you need here, whether it is linguistic, emotional or practical.
Tel: 05 45 89 30 05

Centre Culturel Britannique, Lille

The Centre Culturel Britannique is an independent, non-profit making organisation run by a team of dedicated volunteers. The library houses over 6000 books in English both fiction and non-fiction, a large DVD collection, a children’s section and English Language Teaching resources, as well as up to date English newspapers and magazines. The centre runs a number of activities, which include, English Conversation Clubs, French Conversation Clubs, Storytime for children, Teen Club, Cinema Club and a Book Club. The centre is open to anyone who speaks English or who wants to practise it.

Opening Hours: Monday, Wednesday, Friday 12h00- 17h30 & Thursday 17h30 – 20h00

3 Rue Jean Bart59000 LILLE
Tel. 03 20 54 22 79
Email: [email protected]

English Speaking Union

English-Speaking Union is an international educational charity founded in 1918 to promote “international understanding and friendship through the use of the English language”.
Tel: 020 7529 1550
Email: [email protected]

French Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

Email:[email protected]

Message Paris

Message is a support and contact group for parents and parents-to-be living in and around Paris. Message is an English-speaking organisation but includes members, who speak English, from every corner of the globe and all walks of life.
Tel: 01 58 60 00 53

No Panic

World-wide support for sufferers of Panic Attacks, Phobias, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder,
General Anxiety Disorder and Tranquilliser Withdrawal.
Tel: 02 51 28 80 25


Protection for farm animals in France.
Protection mondiale des animaux de ferme
8 ter en Chandellerue
BP 80242
57006 METZ cedex 1
Tel: 03 87 36 46 05
Fax: 03 87 36 47 82

Sete-Lorient-London charity

SOS Help

A listening service for English speakers in France. Available every day from 3pm to 11pm.
Tel: 01 46 21 46 46

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  •  Sara Laden
    2021-09-08 03:13:20
    Sara Laden
    Looking for a French speaking support group for parents of mentally ill adult children in Paris, France