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Other contacts and useful links

FAIRE is part of a large ecosystem of organizations, support structures and charities which are committed to facilitating the administrative, economic and social inclusion of refugees and migrants in France. We have provided a non-exhaustive list of a few structures offering services outside of FAIRE's focus of activity, that we hope can help meet your various needs. 

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Don’t know where to start? DIAIR’s (Interministerial Delegation for the Welcoming and Integration of Refugees) website provides helpful information about a variety of subjects: getting your papers, housing, transportation, education, and health.

Just arrived in France and looking for information on asylum-seeking procedures?

The following government websites offer more information:


Contact your local Mayoral office via their website to find out what services are available in your municipality.

Some useful guides that you can download:

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WATIZAT will help you in your first steps, available in French , English, and Arabic


The soliguide developed by Solinum lists emergency social structures and other services to help people in need (legal hotlines, food distributions, luggage storage, French lessons, etc. )

If you're looking for other programs to accompany you as you develop  your entrepreneurial project:

If you are looking for funding for your entrepreneurial project:

As an entrepreneur, several types of financing are available to you to launch your business and/or to consolidate your financial situation. You’ll find a few of them below.

If you are looking for a more detailed list of these structures, you can dowload our practical guide sheet here:

If you want help accessing the job market:

Many structures have developed programs to help you identify your professional goals and improve your employability through French courses, training and preparation for interviews.