The American Women's

Club of Brussels

Brussels Area Support Organizations

Brussels Childbirth Trust

BCT is Belgium’s leading source of pregnancy and parenting information in English. We have provided prenatal and postnatal support to (expecting) parents since 1978. We are member based. We are one of the largest International communities in Belgium with member families from over 70 countries.
BCT is an entirely volunteer-run non-profit organization that provides help, support, and friendship to expectant parents and families in Belgium. Our courses, services, and events are an invaluable resource for English speaking families and parents-to-be, in the greater Brussels area. We also provide continued support throughout their wonderful journey of parenthood.

620, Chaussée de Waterloo

1050 Ixelles


Telephone: 02 215 3377

CHS Helpline: 02 648 40 14

An anonymous, confidential, 24/7 telephone service in English for children, adolescents and adults, providing information, support, and help in a crisis.

Mental Health Services Centre: Tel: 02 647 67 80

Address: Avenue des Phalènes 26, 1000 Brussels

For women, men, perpetrators or victims of domestic and family violence

Services offered :

  • Accommodation for women with or without child (ren) without age limit (interview if accommodation request) 
  • Permanent psychological support and social permanence for anyone concerned by the problem of domestic and family violence - Consultation and follow-up by appointment (make an appointment by phone)

Address : Boulevard de l'Abattoir 27-28, 1000 Brussels

We are available all week from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. and on weekends from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. if you wish to discuss your situation or receive information. To make an appointment, call 02 539 27 44 from Monday to Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. We can also be reached by email:  or

Child Focus, the Foundation for Missing and Sexually Exploited Children, is a Belgian foundation of public benefit to find missing children and to combat sexual exploitation of minors. 

The foundation is committed to the search for missing children (up to the age of 24):

  • runaways
  • international kidnapping by a parent
  • disappearance of unaccompanied minors
  • undefined disappearance
  • kidnapping

Address: Houba - de Strooperlaan 292, B-1020 Brussels

Telephone : + 32/ (0)2 475 44 11 

Child Focus is a member of “Missing Children Europe” (MCE)

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