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The American Church in Paris (ACP)
The American Church in Paris is an interdenominational and international Christian community whose mission is to bear witness by word and deed to the love of God as revealed in Jesus Christ, to provide a place of English-language worship in the American Protestant tradition, and to engage in ministries and services that enrich the lives of residents and visitors in Paris.
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American Catholic Women's Organization of Paris (ACWO)
ACWO is a service and social club. We meet several times a month for lunch, coffee, book discussions, and visits to museums and religious sites of interest. Members volunteer weekly at a soup kitchen, and the club makes regular contributions to charitable causes. During this time of health restrictions that require social distancing, ACWO members have continued to meet online for book discussions, virtual tours, coffee mornings, and happy hours. In these uncertain times, much has changed in our activities. However, what will always remain constant is that we welcome you to join us, whatever your age, nationality or religion.
The American School of Paris (ASP)
ASP is a day school located on a large, green campus near Paris, teaching an American curriculum to international students from ages 3 to 18. Our contemporary curriculum develops the skills and mindset necessary to nurture truly global citizens who are confident to lead, prepared to challenge the status quo, empowered to take responsibility for their learning, and inspired to make a difference in the world. Serving students from over 64 countries, ASP offers daily French classes, after-school activities, sports and athletics, learning support, English as an Additional Language (EAL), school counseling, dedicated college counseling, cafeteria services, and bus service.
American Women's Group in Paris (AWGParis)
The American Women's Group in Paris is a social, educational and cultural women's association first organized in 1921. Membership is open to all English-speaking women of any nationality who live in Paris. AWGParis offers our members a sense of community and friendship far from home and the opportunity for learning about French culture and building the Franco-American relationship. We strongly encourage our members to attend meetings, join a committee, participate in club activities and share their interests with us. The bonds that form through working together to organize the club and maximize the benefits of membership are of great importance to us as we are a volunteer run organization.
Association of American Women in Europe (AAWE)
Join our bicultural community of American women living permanently in Europe, enjoying our bicultural lives! We cherish the sense of community and lifelong friendship we find as members of a vibrant, multi-generational association. For nearly sixty years, AAWE has provided a warm welcome and a cultural home - as well as fun, creativity, networking, and more!
Association of Americans Resident Overseas
American Living Abroad? Do you have questions about healthcare, taxes, banking, voting rights, citizenship issues...? Just ask AARO! For over 45 years this Paris based non-profit, non-partisan volunteer association has been informing fellow Americans about their issues living abroad and advocating for their concerns. Go to the AARO website for more information and to contact an «AARO expert» with your question. Sign up to receive the AARO newsletters, informative videos, attend AARO sponsored webinars, in-person events and workshops, as well as monthly Meet-Ups. Stay informed, know your rights, get involved.
INSPIRELLE is an award-winning website and volunteer-based association on a mission to INSPIRE, CONNECT and EMPOWER women with a French touch. Whether you're new to Paris, a native, or just passing through, INSPIRELLE is the one-stop resource to help you survive and thrive in Paris. You'll feel right at home amongst our diverse community of international women who share a love for France and who support and advocate for each other.
International Counseling Service
Founded in 1979, ICS is a multidisciplinary professional association, composed of mental health practitioners, offering services to the international and English-speaking community in Paris. We know that living in a foreign culture can sometimes challenge our psychological resources. Members of ICS are specialists in expatriate issues and in global living challenges. Our mission is to give easier access to mental health resources and counseling services to English speakers in the Paris area. Referrals for counseling are provided to individuals, including children, adolescents and adults, as well as to couples, families and groups. Being a non-profit association, ICS provides a free-of-charge initial consultation via phone or in person depending on the situation.
Marymount International School Paris
Marymount Paris is an outstanding private school for children aged 2 to 14 located in Neuilly-sur-Seine. We are the oldest international school in France, and have a rich history of inclusion and diversity, offering a warm welcome to children from a wide range of countries, cultures and religions. Marymount offers a spacious and verdant campus with wonderful facilities: a sports hall, three gymnasia, a library, a performing arts theatre, dedicated music rooms, a bright and spacious art room with pottery studio, a chapel, a dining hall, excellent IT and science resources, a FABLAB, and leafy gardens for outdoor learning.
Message is a diverse, supportive community of English-speaking families living in and around Paris with one key goal: to help each other feel at home. We come from more than 60 countries and speak over 20 other languages. We share tips about parenting and life at all ages and stages in France, get together for different events, and truly support one another.
Mundey Young Coaching
Mundey Young Coaching helps people create a clear vision of the life they would like to have abroad and develop an actionable plan to bring that visions to reality so they can have the experiences they want to have no matter where they are. Mundey Young Coaching focuses on International Lifestyle, Personal Development,and Business Coaching.
MyParisTouch's mission is to help expatriates and their family to organize their new lives stress free - all while preserving energy and helping gain time. MyParisTouch's adaptable service allows for personalized and flexible services suited to any need. In addition we focus on connecting spouses to desired social and professional contacts thus allowing the family to flourish.
Paris Fitness is a community exercise program that was created in Paris in 1985. I offer practical, low-cost group fitness classes on an a-la-carte basis in English - and occasionally in franglais - now all on Zoom. These include cardio intervals, total body conditioning, stretch, and mat Pilates, and while challenging, can be adapted to different levels. As money should never be a barrier to good health, the fee is variable and voluntary. You're only one workout away from a good mood!
SOS Help is the emotional support line in English in France. Available from 3pm to 11pm daily, our volunteers take your call in confidence and anonymity.
SPRINT is a non-profit organisation of English-speaking and bilingual professionals who work with children of all ages with special needs. It offers the Anglophone community in France information and referral services, supports the provision of appropriate education in the international and bilingual schools, and presents specialists with an opportunity to network. SPRINT hosts informational meetings and panel discussions open to the public on learning and disability related topics. Members include credentialed professionals covering all areas of service for learning needs (please see website for list of members).
Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Paris
We are a diverse, spiritual community committed to compassion, social justice and freedom to think and learn. We come together to support each other's personal search for meaning, drawing on secular wisdom and many faith traditions. Although we're unable to hold our monthly Sunday services in-person for now, please watch our Calendar for upcoming virtual events: uuparis.org/news-events/monthly-calendar We hope to see you soon!