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English language services in France

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English language services in France
Expatica's handy guide to services available in English in France, featuring everything from therapy to theatre.

GENERAL INFORMATION AND RESOURCES

Expat Focus
Expatriate general information website
www.expatfocus.com

Expats Abroad
An online message center for expats worldwide.
www.expats-abroad.com

Practical Paris
Practical information in English from the Paris convention and visitors bureau.
en.parisinfo.com/guide_paris

Council for the English Speaking Community
An informal organization dedicated to the exchange of news and information between more than eighty English-speaking service groups and associations in the Paris region.
cesc.online.fr

Association Perigord Linguistique et Culturel
A non profit organisation based in Perigueux, Dordogne - provides free help with any French administratoin problems, social and cultural events, and, in partnership with the Franco-British Chamber of Commerce of the Dordogne, integrations seminars.
http://www.perigord.tm.fr

WICE

A non-profit multinational association offering cultural and educational programs in English.
www.wice-paris.org

MENTAL-HEALTH SUPPORT AND COUNSELING

The Counseling Center
Individual, family, and couples therapy in English is offered by appointment Monday through Friday.
23, avenue George V, 75008 Paris
Tel: 01 47 23 61 13

International Counseling Services (ICS)
Psychological services in Paris with a highly qualified bilingual staff.
65, quai d'Orsay, 75007 Paris
Tel: 01 45 50 26 49

Paris Therapy Services
Listing of some 25 English-speaking psychotherapists and counselors in the Paris area.
www.paristherapyservices.com

S.O.S. Help
Confidential Help Line in English
Tel: 01 46 21 46 46 (15.00 to 22.00)
www.soshelpline.org

DANCE, DRAMA AND SPORTS CLUBS


Cricket Club de Noé-Gascogne
Situated in the heart of the Gers, the club welcomes new members of whatever ability and plays in a friendly atmosphere in front of the château at Isle de Noé.
www.cc-noe-gascogne.com

WOMEN'S ORGANISATIONS

European Professional Women's Network - Paris
A cross-industry association for international women. The volunteer-run organisation promotes the professional progress of women through networks and training.
www.europeanpwn.net/paris

Message Mother Support Group
An English-speaking support and contact group for parents and parents-to-be living in and around Paris.
www.messageparis.org

Women's International Club (Le WIC de Paris)

Founded to enable women of different nationalities living in and around Paris to share their cultures in a friendly environment.
pariswic.free.fr

Junior Service League of Paris

Welcomes women wishing to contribute as a trained volunteer in the areas of health and child welfare.
34, avenue de New York, 75016 Paris
Tel: 01 47 20 00 03

INTERCULTURAL ORGANISATIONS


Association Intégration Kreizh Breizh
An organization to help newcomers settle in the Côtes d'Armor area. While it's not uniquely targeted towards Brits, the group focuses on English-French cultural and language exchange and recently published a bilingual booklet,'Useful information for newcomers to the Côtes D'Armor'.
www.aikb.fr

Burgundy Friends
A regional networking website for Burgundy.
http://burgundyfriends.info

Eurocircle
An informal network of Europe-friendly men and women established for the purpose of exchanging ideas, tips, and professional contacts.
www.eurocircle.com

Euronet
An organization established for the purpose of connecting international professionals and individuals with an interest in diverse cultures.
www.euronetinternational.com

FranceWorld
Cultural exchanges and pen-pal services
45 rue Kleber, B.P. 42, 10002, Troyes Cedex
Tel: 01 42 24 40 07 (Paris)
www.franceworld.com

French-American Foundation - France

A non-profit organization, founded in 1976, to reinforce the bonds between the two countries at all levels by providing a forum for debate, encounters and study trips.                                             
www.french-american.org

Institut France Amériques

Non-profit organization founded in 1909 to foster better relations between France and the nations of the Americas.
www.france-ameriques.org

Knowing Nantes
A social and business networking group in English offeringinformation on where to go and how to go about getting settled in Nantes.
www.knowing-nantes.moonfruit.com

Kunveno
An internationally minded club for expatriates living in Paris to meet locals of all national backgrounds.
www.kunveno.com

Meet You
A social networking community for English speakers of all nationalities who have come to France to visit or to relocate. With specific sites for Paris and the Aix-Marseille areas.
www.meetyou.fr

Network Riviera
A regional networking website for the French Riviera.
www.networkriviera.com

Toastmasters
Public speaking club for fluent English speakers of all nationalities.
www.toastmasters75.org

Anglophone Parents Association

www.aparc.com

Open House Grenoble
www.openhousegrenoble.org

FOOD SHOPS

Thomas Green's "Best of British"
159, rue Leon Gambetta, 59000 Lille, France
www.thomasgreen.eu

Best of British franchises

More than 12 locations across France.
www.bestofbritish.fr

ENGLISH-LANGUAGE MEDIA

Family First
A website dedicated to 'Life and Holidays on the Côte d'Azur'; includes information in English and French about family-friendly restaurants, shopping, activities and events. Also includes an online boutique of movies and books for kids in English.
www.familyfirst.fr

French News
A monthly expatriate newspaper published in the Dordogne; includes several regional supplements.
dordogne.angloinfo.com

The Connexion
A monthly expatriate newspaper published in the south of France.
www.connexionfrance.com

Living France Magazine
www.livingfrance.com

Onlinenewspapers.com

The worlds largest online newspaper directory.
www.onlinenewspapers.com

 

 

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