CALM - COMME A LA MAISON
In Belgium, after obtaining refugee status, a person has two months to leave the asylum centre and find a new place to live. Failing this you can end up on the streets. How can you do this without necessarily knowing the language, the social and cultural codes, or even the city, in such a short timeframe?
CALM - (Comme A La Maison) - Like at Home - is a project that matches those with refugee status and those living in Brussels who want to open their homes and provide a temporary housing situation. CALM offers a period of intergration of 3-9 months, which allows participants time to focus on their future and aids their social and professional integration into society.
Find all answers to your questions on our FAQ !
Getting involved: Hosting; Admin support
Contact: - 0476/57.42.70
In France, CALM has already made it possible to realize more than 400 receptions in 300 families in 2 years. More information on this link.
Members of the SINGA community organise dozens of workshops and activities - artistic, sporty or just for fun - allowing newcomers and locals to meet and connect.
We organise cooking activities, theatre, football, running, well-being (for women), board games, writing... and new activities are being constantly developed. Participating in these activities is free.
Getting involved: Participating; organising; support logistically
BAZARS are the ideal opportunity to come spontaneously when and with whom you want. The format allows you to take part in different activities at tables hosted by participants.
BAZARS are at fixed dates and times, but every BAZAR is a new and different experience!
- Mondays from 6 to 8, 171 Rue Gray, 1050 Ixelles
- Wednesdays from 6 to 8 pm, 48 rue Fonsny, 1060 Saint-Gilles
- Thursdays from 6 to 8 pm, 53 avenue du Port, 1000 Brussels
- Sundays from 11 am to 1 pm, 253 rue Josaphat, 1030 Schaerbeek
Getting involved: Participating,; animating, coordinating
In the Buddy Program, we will match you with a person who has the same passions and interests as you.
It is up to you to choose what activities you would like to do together (practice a language, do a sport, go for a walk etc.) We will provide you with lots of ideas.
Getting involved: Become Buddy; become HomeBuddy