A listing of organisations in the Paris area that cater primarily to Americans living in France. Updated April 2011.
AMERICAN GOVERNMENT OFFICES
Embassy of the United States of America in Paris
Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., except on American and French holidays.
Consular Reports of Birth are available by appointment only
Tel: 01 43 12 46 71
Tuesday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., except on American and French holidays and the first business day following American and French holidays
Federal Benefits services
Monday through Friday, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. except on American and French holidays
Internal Revenue Service
2, rue St. Florentin
2, Avenue Gabriel
75382 Paris Cedex 08
Tel: 01 43 12 25 55
Federal Voting Assistance Program
2, avenue Gabriel,
75382 Paris CEDEX 08
Tel: 01 43 12 49 59 or 01 43 12 48 44
Toll-free telephone number from France:
08 00 91 73 04 (This number may be dialed directly from France.)
The Office of the Customs Attaché in Paris is closed to the public
For information on bringing pets into the US: 01 43 12 23 23
For questions on traveler information and customs restrictions, including motor vehicle import/export, check the US
GENERAL INFORMATION AND RESOURCES
American Chamber of Commerce
Non-profit organization founded to promote Franco-American economic relations.
Tel: 01 56 43 45 67
American Citizens Abroad
Non-profit lobbying association headquartered in Geneva dedicated to serving the interests of individual US citizens living worldwide.
Tel: +41 22 340 02 33
American Hospital of Paris
63, boulevard Victor Hugo
Tel: 01 46 41 25 25
Americans in France
Produced by Jeff Steiner, practical resources for people who would like to live or travel in France
American Library in Paris
Open Tuesday through Saturday, 10am – 7pm
10, rue du Général Camou
Tel: 01 53 59 12 60
Association of American Residents Overseas
Lobbying organization founded to protect the rights of Americans living overseas.
Tel: 01 47 20 24 15
MENTAL-HEALTH SUPPORT AND COUNSELING
American Aid Society
Non-profit, volunteer organization that offers assistance to Americans in temporary difficulty in France.
United States Embassy
2, rue Saint Florentin
Tel: 01 43 12 48 07
French Heritage Society
Non-profit organization devoted to the preservation of French heritage in France and the US.
Non-profit organization founded in 1909 to foster better relations between France and the nations of the Americas.
Non-profit organization founded in 1945 with a goal of contributing to a better understanding between French and American people.
Franco-Américaine Cinema Theatre (FACT)
Acting training center in Paris founded to foster cultural exchange in the performing arts.
Democrats Abroad, France
One of four chapters in France representing the Democratic Party.
Overseas Vote Foundation
Dedicated to making the right to vote accessible and simple for Americans living outside of the United States.
Republicans Abroad France
Represents the Republican Party in France
American Catholic Women’s Organization
Founded in 1954 to encourage religious and social interaction among women of all races, nationalities, and creeds.
American Women’s Group in Paris
A group consisting of professionals, mothers, executives, and spouses; offers entertaining activities to enrich your French experience.
Association of American Wives of Europeans (AAWE)
A non-profit organization whose membership is made up of Americans married to Europeans. Its special interests include citizenship, bilingualism and dual cultures.
Daughters of the American Revolution
Members are descendents of those who served and participated in the American Revolution. Dedicated to promoting patriotism and preserving American history through better education for children.
Federation of American Women’s Clubs Overseas (FAWCO)
An organization grouping together more than 70 clubs and associations with special consultative status to the United Nations.
Women of the American Church (WOAC)
Provides opportunities for women to meet together in friendship and to assist newcomers to make a successful transition to life in Paris.
Boston University Alumni Association of France
Boston University Paris Programs
3 bis rue Jean Pierre-Bloch
75015 Paris FRANCE
01 45 66 59 49 Fax: 01 45 66 64 68
The Cornell Club of France
President: Curtis Bartosik
phone: (+33 (0)188.8.131.52.44)
Yale Club of France
Tel: 01 48 04 51 75
AMERICAN FOOD STORES
14, rue Charles V
Tel: 01 42 77 68 29
The Real McCoy
194, rue de Grenelle
Tel: 01 45 56 98 82
CHURCHES AND RELIGIOUS ORGANISATIONS
American Cathedral in Paris (Episcopal)
23, avenue George V
Tel: 01 53 23 84 00
American Church in Paris
(All Protestant Denominations)
65, quai d’Orsay
Tel: 01 40 62 05 00
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints
12, rue Saint Merri
Tel: 01 44 61 90 50
Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Paris
La Maison Verte
127-129, rue Marcadet
MISCELLANEOUS MEMBERSHIP ORGANISATIONS
Americans in Alsace
A non-profit headquartered in Strasbourg that helps individuals and families integrate into their new environment. AIA promotes awareness of the lifestyle and culture of France and stimulates new friendships through shared social activities.
67004 Strasbourg Cedex
American Club of Paris
Founded in the era of Benjamin Franklin, the American Club hosts lunches with prominent French and international ‘news makers’.
34, avenue de New York
75116 Paris FRANCE
Phone : +33 (0) 1 47 23 64 36
Fax : +33 (0) 1 47 23 66 01
American Institute of Architects Continental Europe Chapter
The Chapter fosters professional advancement and fellowship among its members.
- Association of Americans Resident Overseas, Paris – http://%20www.aaro.org/
- Mona Bismarck American Center for art
- St Josephs on the 8th (English language catholic church)
- Kehilat Gesher on rue Leon Cognet on the 17th (tri-lingual synagogue)