Need help for writing?

Do you need help to write a letter? Do you have trouble understanding a document you have recieved? Public writers (“écrivains publics”) can assist you for writing letters, CVs, cover letters, announcements, etc in French. Please note that they do not deal with anything regarding legal procedures or taxes!

Here is a list of “écrivains publics” in Geneva (to download the list in PDF, clic here)

  • UAC Plainpalais/ Jonction/ Acacias
    Monday 9 to 11.30 am and Thursday 9 to 11 am, on appointment only
    Rue Prévost-Martin 4 bis, 1205 Genève
    Tel: 022 418 97 60
  • Point info-services Pâquis
    Tuesday 2 to 5 pm, on appointment only
    Rue Gautier 18, 1201 Genève
    Tel: 022 418 95 00
  • Point info-services Plainpalais
    Friday 2 to 4 pm
    Rue Dancet 22, 1205 Genève
    Tel: 0800 44 77 00
  • Point info-services Servette
    Lundi de 9h à 12h, sans rendez-vous
    Rue Hoffman 8, 1202 Genève
    Tel: 0800 44 77 00
  • Bibliothèque des Eaux-Vives
    Thursday 4 to 6 pm, on appointment only
    Rue Sillem 2, 1207 Genève
    Tel: 022 418 37 70
  • Bibliothèque des Minoteries
    Friday 9 to 11 am, on appointment only
    Parc des Minoteries 3-5, 1205 Genève
    Tel: 022 418 37 40
  • Bibliothèque des Pâquis
    Thursday 1 to 4 pm, on appointment only
    Rue du Môle 17, 1201 Genève
    Tel: 022 418 37 50
  • Bibliothèque de St-Jean
    Friday 9 to 11 am and 3 to 7 pm, on appointment only
    Avenue des Tilleuls 19, 1203 Genève
    Tel: 022 418 92 01
  • Caritas Genève
    Wednesday 9 am to noon (French, English, Spanish)/ 1.30 to 5 pm (French), no appointment needed
    Rue de Carouge 53, 1205 Genève
    Tel: 022 708 04 44
  • Croix-Rouge genevoise, centre d’intégration culturelle (CIC)
    (for CIC members, registration fee is 20.- per year)
    Every day 9.30 to 11.30 am and 2 to 5 pm, extended to 8 pm every 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month
    Rue de Carouge 50, 1205 Genève
    Tel: 022 320 59 55
  • Temple des Pâquis
    Monday to Friday 8.30 am to noon, on appointment only
    Rue de Berne 49, 1201 Genève
    Tel: 022 734 32 38
  • Université populaire albanaise
    Every day from 9 am to 5 pm, except Wednesday, no appointment needed (closed July and August)
    Chemin Surinam 7, 1203 Genève
    Tel: 022 340 25 77