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Links to Organisations - France

Association Jeunes Errants (A.J.E.)
78, Traverse des Baudillons
B.P. 60 13382 cedex 13
France
tel:  ++33/4/91.70.16.55
fax: ++33/4/91.06.78.23
e-mail: jeunes.errants@wanadoo.fr

Provides psychological and educational support and accompaniment to street children in Marseille (the majority of which are unaccompanied minor migrants).

CGT (Confédération Générale du Travail)
263, rue de Paris
93516 Montreuil
France
tel:  ++33/01/48.18.80.00
e-mail: immigration@cgt.fr
http://www.cgt.fr

This trade union, the oldest in France and open to all professions, has strongly supported the cause of undocumented migrants workers.

Cimade DER

64 rue Clisson
75013 Paris
tel : +33 (0)1 44 18 60 50
fax : +33 (0)1 45 56 08 59
email: infos@lacimade.org
www.lacimade.org

Cimade's main area of work is provide legal assistance to asylum seekers and undocumented migrants. It also works in the area of detention, and maintains a presence in several detention centers throughout France.


Cimade Poste Ile-de-France
46, boulevard des Batignolles
75017 Paris
France
tel:  ++33/01/40.08.05.34
fax: ++33/01/40.08.05.27
e-mail: poste-idf@lacimade.org

This office provides assistance to asylum seekers and undocumented migrants in administrative and legal procedures.

CODESTRAS - Collectif de défense des travailleurs étrangers dans l'agriculture
Collective to Defend Seasonal Migrant Farmworkers
BP 87
13303 Marseille République Cedex 3
France
Email: codetras@espace.asso.fr

CODETRAS is a network of organizations and trade unions that defend the rights of seasonal migrant farmworkers in the Bouches du Rhône region in the south of France. The following organizations and trade unions are members of CODETRAS: A.S.T.I. de Berre, Association de coopération Nafadji Pays d’Arles, ATTAC Martigues Ouest étang de Berre, Cimade, Confédération Paysanne, CREOPS, Droit Paysan Aureilles, Espace-Accueil aux étrangers, Fédération du MRAP 13, FGA CFDT, FNAF CGT, Forum Civique Européen, Ligue des Droits de l’Homme du Pays d’Arles.

Collectif des Sans Papiers de Marseille CSP 13
Bourse du Travail
23 bd Charles Nedelec
13003 Marseille
France
tel:  ++33/4/91.05.83.70
http://csp13.free.fr

The collectif is a local group of sans papiers in Marseille and participates in the national coordination of sans papiers.

Comité des sans papiers CSP 59
70, Bd Victor Hugo
59000 Lille
France
fax: ++33/3/20.52.76.92
e- mail: christopheherin@hotmail.com

Very active collectif which is part of the national coordination.

Coordination Iseroise de Soutien aux Sans Papiers
C/°C.I.I.P. Maison des Associations
6 bis, rue Berthe de Boissieux
38000 Grenoble
France
tel:  ++33/4/76.87.59.79
fax: ++33/4/76.87.59.79
e- mail: ciip@wanadoo.fr

Local collectif that is part of the national coordination.

Coordination nationale des sans papiers
94, rue Jean-Pierre Timbaud
75011 Paris
France
tel:  ++33/6/75.44.60.02
fax: ++33/01/47.00.65.06
e-mail: coordnatsanspap@hotmail.com

Coordinates the work of all the collectifs des sans papiers in France.

Droit au Logement
8 rue des Francs-Bourgeois
75003 Paris
France
tel:  ++33/1/42.78.22.00
fax: ++33/1/42.78.22.11
e- mail: dal@globenet.org
http://www.globenet.org/dal

This organization aims to unite and organize families and individuals through collective actions to defend the right to decent and permanent housing for all.

Droits Devant!!
44, rue Montcalm
75018 Paris
France
tel:  ++33/01/42.58.82.22
fax: ++33/01/42.58.82.21
e-mail: droits- devant@globenet.org
http://www.droitsdevant.org/

Main areas of work include campaigns, demonstrations against globalization and social exclusion and North/South issues. Also provides some assistance in casework and direct legal advice.

Droits d'Urgence
221, rue de Belleville
75019 Paris
France
tel:  ++33/01/40.03.62.82
fax: ++33/01/40.03.62.56
e-mail: contact@droitsdurgence.org
http://www.droitsdurgence.org

Droits d'Urgence is a humanitarian association of jurists that provides legal advice to people in need. The association aims to raise awareness in the legal world about social exclusion through its grassroots work (maintaining a presence in hospitals and homeless shelters), editing publications and holding training sessions.

Du Côté des Femmes association féministe
23, rue Gosselet
59000 Lille
France
tel:  ++33/3/20.88.06.19

A feminist organisation that supports "sans papières" (female undocumented migrants) by offering emotional support and assistance in administrative procedures.

ECF - European Civic Forum
St- Hippolyte
04300 Limans
France
tel: +33/4/92.73.18.15
fax: +33/4/92.73.18.18
email: france@forumcivique.org
http://www.forumcivique.org

The European Civic Forum (ECF) was founded a couple of months after the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989 by citizens from Eastern and Western Europe who had already been cooperating within the framework of the European Committee for the Defense of Refugees and Immigrants (CEDRI) and the European Federation of Free Radios (FERL). In recent years, the European Civic Forum has particularly been active in organizing international missions to El Ejido, Spain, to monitor the human rights conditions of migrant workers and the escalation of racial violence. The ECF is a founding member of the French network CODETRAS.

Fédération SUD PTT
23, rue de la Mare
75020 Paris
France
tel:  ++33/01/44.62.12.96
fax: ++33/6/82.19.56.05
e-mail: sudptt@sudptt.fr
http://www.sudptt.fr/index.php3

Public sector trade union which has actively supported undocumented migrant workers.

Femmes de la Terre
5, Villa Marcès
75011 Paris
France
tel:  ++33/01/48.06.03.34
fax: ++33/01/48.06.03.34

France Terre d'Asile
http://www.france-terre-asile.org

GISTI (Groupe d'Information et de Soutien des Immigrés)
3, villa Marcès
75011 Paris
France
tel:  ++33/01/43.14.84.84
fax: ++33/01/43.14.60.69
e-mail: gisti@gisti.org
http://www.gisti.org

GISTI is an organization that specializes in foreigners law. Its main services include: free legal consultations to those in need, editing of publications and training sessions in the area of foreigners law.

GAS (Groupe Accueil et Solidarité)
17, place Maurice Thorez
94800 Villejuif
France
tel: ++31/ 01 42 11 07 95
e-mail: contact@gas.asso.fr
www.gas.asso.fr

La Ligue des Droits de l'Homme Paris
138, rue Marcadet
75018 Paris
France
tel:  ++33/01/45.66.87.87
e-mail: ldhfedeparis@wanadoo.fr

http://www.ldh-france.asso.fr

La Ligue des Droits de l'Homme Marseille
MMDH 34, cours Julien
13006 Marseille
France
tel:  ++33/06/61.56.65.20
e-mail: ldh.marseille.ns@wanadoo.fr

National organization with many regional and local chapters. Lawyers provide legal advice to undocumented migrants and the organization also does political work/campaigning.

Les Amis du Bus des Femmes
6, rue du Moulin Joly
75011 Paris
France
tel:  ++33/01/43.14.98.98
fax: ++33/01/43.14.91.73
e-mail: Bus-des- Femmes@wanadoo.fr

Provides direct assistance to prostitutes and participates on a platform against trafficking.

MAFED (Marseille Algérie Femmes et Démocratie)
7, rue Haxo
13001 Marseille
France

Denounces problems of terrorism and fundamentalism in Algeria and provides emotional support to Algerian women (many who are undocumented migrants) in Marseille.

Médécins sans Frontières (MSF)
21, Passage Dubail
75010 Paris
France
e-mail: ideme@ideme.org
http://www.msf.org

MSF provides basic health services to individuals that do not have easy access to the health care system in France. This particular center mainly treats drug addicts and youth, including undocumented migrants.  

MRAP (Mouvement contre le racisme et pour l'amitié entre les peuples)
43, Boulevard Magenta
75010 Paris
France
tel:  ++33/01/53.38.99.99
http://www.mrap.asso.fr

Anti-racism organization that supports individuals (including undocumented migrants) who have suffered racist attacks by providing legal/administrative support to bring the cases to court.

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