GROUPS WE RECOMMEND
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RIFT has always championed giving its members information free of charge, without asking our members for donations.
With that in mind, we are delighted to be able to signpost our members to some helplines and contact points offering help on all aspects of your WA RP application.
For your free, confidential and personal help in English :
Diocese in Europe - French Residency Support (Occitanie, Bourgogne Franche-Comté, Centre Val de Loire, Corsica, Grand Est, Nouvelle Aquitaine, not including Dordogne)
Visit the Diocese in Europe Residency Support Project website with a contact form at https://www.frenchresidencysupport.org
Or call the HELPLINE 05 32 80 00 05 (with a 24 hour messaging system)
Monday to Wednesday: 09:30 -12:00 & 13:30 - 16:00.
SSAFA, The Armed Forces Charity (across France)
SSAFA is no longer providing support as an implementing partner for the UKNSF support but veterans continue to receive help.
IOM - The International Organisation for Migration (Brittany, Normandy, Paris and Ile-de-France, Hauts-de-France, Pays de la Loire)
Hotline: 08 09 54 98 32 available during the following hours:
Mon - Tues 2pm to 4pm
Wed - Thurs 10.30am to 12.30pm
FBN - The Franco-British Network (Dordogne, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, and Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur)
The Franco-British Network
Hotline: 05 19 88 01 09 available during the following hours:
Mon - Wed 9am to 1pm
Thurs and Fri 1pm to 5pm
The UK Government has given funding to these organisations to provide practical support to UK nationals who may have difficulty completing their residency applications.
Their support could include:
answering questions about residency applications, such as the documents required and the application procedure
guiding individuals through the process, if necessary
supporting people facing language barriers or difficulty accessing technology
We are also delighted to signpost the Driving Licence Group on Facebook