Find a place of refuge and support
with L'espace (Orspere-Samdarra)
What is it?
A place of refuge, communication and expression open to all those touched by migration, which aims at supporting the building up of social ties and mental health.
A friendly and warm space to build together to share experiences, enhance skills, launch actions and projects, express creativity, find tools to face past situations and experiences.
Good to know: The team can welcome you in Amharic, English, Arabic, Spanish, French, Farsi and Tigrinya.
Who is it for?
69 - Rhône
69 - Rhône
Why is it interesting?
Meet new people
Meet new people, overcome isolation, be welcomed in a warm and caring place...
People can express themselves in French or in their own language without being judged.
Engaging in activities you enjoy and being able to launch activities with other people
Enhance your skills, learn new things, share your culture...
Various activities are offered by the team: sport, music, communicating in French... People can share their ideas to launch new activities together.
Share and discuss with professionals
The team is made up of a psychologist, two mediators and a coordinator.
You will be received by a pair of professionals speaking different languages (English, Arabic, Farsi, French, Spanish and Tigrinya).
The space is not a place for consultation nor social support institution, but if necessary you will be referred to competent professionals.
At L'espace you can express yourself freely.
How do I get involved?
I go directly there
The space is located at 24b rue Alfred de Musset in Villeurbanne.
Opening hours are:
- Monday to Friday from 2 p.m. to 5.30 p.m.
- Wednesday morning from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. for women (open to children).
Good to know: No registration, no appointment, no obligation of duration.