Resources

Access to a list of community resources is available to members. For your reference, we've provided a list of Associations and Embassies.

 
 

Emergency Contacts

SAMU (Ambulance Service) 15
POMPIERS 18
SOS Medecin 01 47 07 77 77
English/French
SOS HELP (English Language Crisis Line) 01 46 21 46 46
3pm - 11pm every day English/French
Centre Anti Poison 01 40 05 48 48
BURNS (Brulures graves) 01 42 34 17 58
STOLEN BANK CARD(Carte Bancaire Volee) 08 36 69 08 80
LOST and FOUND (Objets trouves) 08 21 00 25 2

Associations

AAWE — Association of American Wives of Europeans
AAWE was founded to protect the citizenship rights of Americans married to Europeans and the children of these bicultural and bilingual families. English.

AARO — Association of Americans Resident Overseas
A volunteer, non-partisan service organization representing the interests of more than 4.1 million Americans living and working abroad. AARO's mission is to ensure that Americans resident overseas are guaranteed the same rights and privileges as their U.S. counterparts. English.

APARC — Anglophone Parents' Association in the Region of Chantilly
Organises classes in English with the goal of helping children to achieve or maintain a level of English as near as possible to that of their peers in English-speaking countries. Also organises social and cultural activities in English. English/French

AWG — American Women's Group
A non-profit organization with a dynamic membership of several hundred English-speaking women. Founded in 1949 to assist American women living overseas, today AWG Paris offers exciting educational, cultural and social programs to its membership. English.

American Library in Paris
The American Library has an extensive English language book collection plus offers numerous activities for members including evenings with an author, children's story hours, workshops, a summer reading program and seasonal parties. Some of the activities are open to the general public. English.

BCC — British Community Committee
The BCC is an association of British Associations in France. It publicises the existence and contact information of member associations and coordinates planning information among these organsations. English.

BCWA — British and Commenwealth Women's Association
BCWA members have free use of the club's library and can come to meet friends, have a cup of coffee and a chat, or have lunch. There are also numerous activities and classes. English.

CESC — Council for the English-Speaking Community
A directory to 81 anglophone organizations and groups in the Paris region. Includes anglophone embassies, educational, cultural, health and business-related associations. English.

Canadian Women's Group in Paris
The Canadian Women's Group in Paris holds a monthly meeting with a guestspeaker. Other activities: guided tours of Paris' greatest art exhibitions or beautiful and historical sites, evenings at the theatre, concerts or shows. There are also bridge, book and photo clubs. English/French.

Centre Culturel Irlandais
The Centre profiles the culture of contemporary Ireland and organises numerous events. French/English

FAWCO — Federation of American Women's Clubs Overseas
FAWCO serves as a support network for members living and working abroad and is particularly active in concerns and issues of overseas Americans, education, environmental awareness, health, human rights, and women's and children's rights in particular. English.

Girl Scouts Overseas
USA Girl Scouts Overseas serves American girls living overseas and girls attending American or international schools.

PWN — European Professional Women's Network
EuropeanPWN is a cross-sectoral networking and training platform for professional women with an international outlook. The association's objective is to promote the professional progress of women in business. English.

SCBWI — Society of Children's Book Writers & Illustrators, France
SCBWI is a professional organization for people who write, illustrate or share a vital interest in children's literature. Whether you are a published author or illustrator, or a beginner with a good idea, SCBWI France holds events throughout the year that allow you to make new contacts and hone your skills. English/French.

SPRINT — Sharing Professional Resources, Ideas and New Techniques
SPRINT acts as a referral service and information source for English-speaking families with children who have special needs. It also provides a network of connections and information for English-speaking and bilingual professionals. English.

WICE
A nonprofit anglophone volunteer-based association, provides cultural and educational programs and services to the international community in Paris. English.

Women's International Club of Paris
"Le WIC de Paris" enables women of different nationalities living in and around Paris to share their cultures in a friendly, international environment. Activities include language conversation groups, creative pursuits, bridge and mah jong, coffee mornings, excursions and visits. English.

Embassies

Australian Embassy in France
English/French.

British Embassy - France
Services and information provided through the British embassy and consolate in Paris. English/French.

Canadian Embassy in France
English/French.

Embassy of India in France
English.

New Zealand Embassies
English/French.

South African Embassy in Paris
French/English.

U.S. Embassy,Paris-France
The U.S. Embassy site has links to their many services as well as news, articles, etc. English.