SHARE COVID-19 Welcome & Integration Practice Library



An overview of results and findings of the SHARE Network survey in France is available here (EN / FR)


Theatre Therapy: taking care of mental health during the lockdown, Union des Étudiants Exilés, France

The Union des Étudiants Exilés (UEE) is a non-profit organisation created in 2019 "by and for" exiled students in order to defend the access of exiled people to higher education and to develop favourable study conditions. Between the first and the second lockdowns, the association organised the psychodrama workshop "Semicolon" to address the subject of mental health... read more.

Online workshops and activities for young people, Jesuit Refugee Service France, France

During the first lockdown in France, JRS France in Limousin adapted the usual activities of the JRS Jeunes Limoges program, which allows young refugees, asylum seekers and local volunteers to participate in common activities that they co-host. JRS France in Limousin thus held online workshops for program participants via Skype, Zoom or Jitsi Meet, including sports lessons and... read more



Reconfiguring integration activities and support during lockdown, Viltaïs, France

During lockdown in France, the civil society organisation Viltaïs implemented various measures for asylum seekers, refugees and people benefitting from social reintegration assistance in several departments (Allier, Puy-de-Dôme, Saône-et-Loire, Yonne... read more










French language classes online, Entraide Pierre Valdo and partners, France

During the first lockdown in France, two partners of Entraide Pierre Valdo, the association Le Saint-Jean and the Diaconat Protestant Drôme-Ardèche, offered French courses via WhatsApp to asylum seekers and refugees. This practice was then partially taken up by Entraide Pierre Valdo and other partners, according to their capacities and the equipment available. The main objectives of these courses were... read more









Remote social Support, Departmental Directorate of Social Cohesion and Protection of the Populations of Haute-Loire (DDCSPP), France 

During lockdown in France, the associations in charge of enhanced social support funded by the French State in the department of Haute-Loire have adapted their working methods so they could continue carrying out their activities targeting refugees who may lack the autonomy to access general services. Despite the language barrier and difficulties in reaching the relevant actors, the four associations approved by the prefect of the department continued providing support remotely (related to health, schooling, rights, banking, etc.), for example... read more