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A new start for homeless people!

“Stay strong, keep hope. You have to go for it, never give up. I am no longer homeless, after nine years in the street. Even when it takes time, you can get there.”

ALC alongside migrant teens!

“ALC staff helped me sort out my documentation, helping me to get my passport and a residence permit. I was provided with accommodation in shared flats, first with young people from Africa then with Bangladeshis.”

A new start for homeless people!

“Stay strong, keep hope. You have to go for it, never give up. I am no longer homeless, after nine years in the street. Even when it takes time, you can get there.”

ALC alongside migrant teens!

“ALC staff helped me sort out my documentation, helping me to get my passport and a residence permit. I was provided with accommodation in shared flats, first with young people from Africa then with Bangladeshis.”

About us

Committed to solidarity since 1911

Our Organisation has been officially designated by the French government as being of public interest to combat exclusion. Our name in French translates as “Action to Forge Social Ties and Citizenship”. Our Organisation helps people in difficulty. Our mission is to protect the most vulnerable, helping them to find accommodation and supporting their integration, mainly in Alpes-Maritimes and Var (two French departments in the south of France). We help children and teens, mothers and babies, women and men, people who have been alienated or are in danger, migrants, victims of human trafficking and women and children suffering from violence and the homeless.

Our missions

From emergency to citizenship

ALC is on the front line of social emergency in Alpes-Maritimes. We man the homeless hotline 115, and find shelter for callers. We house and support children in danger, either in our shelters or with their family.

We support social and professional integration for all. Our goal is to help people in difficulty to access accommodation, healthcare, training and jobs, and empower them as fully-fledged citizens.

Find out about all our missions

In short

ALC facts and figures for 2019

69,016 

Emergency calls to the homeless hotline processed

12,428 

People helped

3,526 

Children in danger protected and supported

170 

People reintegrated into society via employment

 

Help us, donate

To run our missions smoothly, we need you!

Donate !

I support ALC action in Alpes-Maritimes!

YOUR DONATIONS help us perform our mission of protecting children and women suffering from violence, homeless families and supporting their reintegration into society. They also help to fund new initiatives.

If you donate €30
(only €10 after the tax rebate)

We can buy school supplies for a child in accommodation with her mother !

If you donate €50
(only €17 after the tax rebate)

we can supply hygiene products for five alienated teenagers for nearly five months !

If you donate €350
(only €119 after the tax rebate)

we can buy a computer for a shelter, to fight the digital divide !

How we use your donations

Initiatives funded by your donations

We have pledged to show exactly what happens to your donations.

Approx. €20,000

worth of hardware received from firms in the PACA region and Alpes-Maritimes.

Digital divide

Children and teens have been cut off from their schooling and training during lockdown. They drop out because their families have no access to IT equipment.

Fighting digital divide

Providing seven ALC shelters with computers, tablets and Internet access (CHRS, CADA, mother-and-child centres etc.), as well as 80 families and young people receiving support.

Providing seven ALC shelters with computers, tablets and Internet access (CHRS, CADA, mother-and-child centres etc.), as well as 80 families and young people receiving support.

 

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Over 150 partners

Government offices, institutions, local authorities and organisations. We conduct our missions, officially designated of public-interest, in Alpes-Maritimes and Var, and some nationwide or Europe-wide, in collaboration with or on behalf of many key stakeholders.

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