Integration - Information Center

Blvd. Evlogi & Hristo Georgievi 165
Sofia
Service Provider:
Bulgarian Red Cross
Sofia
Blvd. James Bouchier 76

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BRC centre for refugees offers a variety of services and activities:

  • Daily consultation and provision of information; (this service is also available in BRC Head Quarters (HQ), located on Blvd James Bouchier 76)
  • Bulgarian language education level A1, A2 and B1;
  • Specialised Bulgarian language course for driving license;
  • English language with a volunteer;
  • Mentoring programme ‘Language tandem’ (to start this year in May)
  • Civic –cultural orientation for refugees;
  • Assistance in finding housing;
  • Assistance in filing applications for ID documents, legalizing and translation of documents for family reunification, employment and/or education purposes;
  • Assistance in applying for family benefits and/or social benefits;
  • Assistance in accessing the healthcare system and different types of medical care (registration with a general practitioner, filing applications for health insurance, accompaniment and interpretation during medical appointments to GP, medical specialists in hospitals, etc. optional: covering the financial expenses for some medical expenses, health insurance fee and medicines, upon prescription,)
  • Assistance with enrollment in Bulgarian schools, kindergartens or other educational opportunities; 
  • Assistance with enrollment in vocational training; 
  • Art activities and workshops for adults and children;
  • Visits to historical and cultural landmarks in Bulgaria;
  • Cooking workshops for refugees and the host community;
  • Socio-cultural events for refugees and the host community;
  • One-off financial assistance (depending on availability and strict eligibility criteria) upon written request – this service is also available in BRC HQ;
  • Humanitarian aid upon availability in BRC centre for refugees, as well as, in BRC Head Quarters, on bul. James Bouchier 76;  
  • Referrals to other service/organizations;
Additional Information

The provided services are for migrants, asylum-seekers and refugees.

Call, email (infocentre@redcross.bg) or come to the center during reception hours for consultation, enrollment in language training or if you need assistance.

Contacts: +359884 964 031 – Nabil Abbud and +359885 896 146 – Mohamed Ala Eddin

To get to the entrance of the Center, go into the backyard and up the stairs.

Blvd. Evlogi & Hristo Georgievi 165

Languages Spoken

Bulgarian, English, Arabic, Farsi, Pashtu, Turkish, French

Visiting hours
Sunday Closed
Monday 09:30 am - 17:30 pm
Tuesday 09:30 am - 17:30 pm
Wednesday 09:30 am - 17:30 pm
Thursday 09:30 am - 17:30 pm
Friday 09:30 am - 17:30 pm
Saturday Closed
City
Sofia
Address
Blvd. James Bouchier 76
Address in Local Language
бул. Джеймс Баучер 76

+359878649453

l.milanova@redcross.bg

42.694567, 23.346169