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Community Services Center
(02) 2836-8134 / 2838-4947
fax: (02) 2835-2530
Offers Counseling, Continuing Education, Cross-Cultural Training, and more.
(02) 2871-0731 (ans. machine) fax: (02) 2871-0737
Opportunities for the local and international communities to connect through
Art, Craft Afternoons, Culture Study, Health & Wellness, Book Club,
Mandarin, Mahjong, Language Exchange, and more.
(02) 2833-7444 fax: (02) 2835-2778
Limited hours, open 9am - 12pm, Monday - Friday. Closed on holidays, with
shorter hours in the summer. Great lending library and popular coffee
mornings. There is also a Bible study group for mothers and children,
Mondays 10am - 11:30, which takes place at the home of a member in Wellington
Heights, Peitou. Someone is available to care for the babies and children
in an adjacent room (no charge). According to group member Anita, the
group is currently doing an intensive study of "Woman After God's Own
Heart". Call Gateway for information on joining the group.
Online community for global professionals in Taiwan. Active forums with
knowledgeable moderators, with information about living and working in
Trade Office Websites
American Institute in Taiwan (Taipei)
2709-2000 fax: 2702-7675
7, Lane 134, Hsin Yi Rd., Section 3, Taipei
British Trade and Cultural Office
2322-4242 / visas: 2322-3235
9F, 99 Jen Ai Rd., Section 2, Taipei
Canadian Trade Office in Taipei
2547-9500 fax: 2712-7244
13F, 365 Fu Hsing N. Rd., Taipei
For a more complete list of embassies, consulates and trade offices, please pick
up your copy of Taipei Living, available thru the Community
Expat Resources on the Web
BR Anchor Publishing, recognized experts in relocation, produces domestic and
international publications for adults, teens and children. These books provide
hands-on, cost-effective relocation direction for individuals and corporations.
The free monthly electronic newsletter, Relocation Today, is also available.
Maintained by British Information Services, "BritainUSA" aims to
the questions most frequently asked in the United States about Britain
and provide up-to-date government comment on current events.
Resources for UK expats in the US.
Buy British food abroad at this expatriate international corner shop.
Online information center for expatriates and business travellers.
Information on everything that
matters for the expatriate from countries to schooling.
This site is split into 'live abroad' and 'work abroad'.
Employee Relocation Council
Membership organization providing both employers and
employees access to publications, listings of new job openings, relocation
industry events, and relocation trends.
Expatriate resources including removal and relocation
companies and regional directories.
For expatriates in Europe.
Information and services for expatriates moving to and
living in the UK.
Many different networks where you can ask questions and receive replies.
Also has a regular electronic newsletter.
Brokers international life, health, travel and disability insurance
to expatriates, their employers and local nationals around the world.
Information on cost of living as well as an Expat Chat board divided
into different regions.
The Expat Grapevine
Enables expats to keep in touch with friends they've made overseas, and also
locate old friends.
Expat Network (Nexus)
Lots of country specific information.
Online version of this print newsletter.
In addition to expat resources, great info for HR professionals as well
as international job listings.
Personal advice, chat and support from expatriate guru and culture
shock author, Robin Pascoe.
New publishing company with Homeward Bound offering a unique
insight into how repatriation really feels.
Expatriate Resources from Shell Outpost
Produced by Shell but available to the public.
The Foreign Service Youth Foundation
The Foreign Service Youth Foundation (FSYF) is the only private, non-profit
organization dedicated to providing information, advocacy and outreach
activities for the internationally mobile youth of all United States Foreign
Affairs Agencies in the Washington, D.C. areas and at Foreign Service posts
abroad. The website offers information about the youth development programs for
teens and pre-teens, FSYF publications and resources for internationally mobile
families and webpages for teen and pre-teen "TCKs".
Website for expatriates and visitors to the US. Lists books for those
wanting to study, work, marry, in the US and also addresses immigration.
GIL Financial Press
GIL Financial Press is a small publisher focused on providing books and
monographs that give overseas Americans the information they need to
manage their unique financial affairs.
Global Network is run by the Weekly Telegraph and is affiliated to the British
Daily Telegraph newspaper.
Online and on the ground relocation support service. Subscription-based.
The Interchange Institute
The Interchange Institute is a not-for-profit organization specializing in
assisting families relocating globally. The Institute conducts research on
the impact of intercultural transitions on individuals and families. From
results of this research, a variety of services are provided, including
and workshops, publications and products, and customized research and
The International Woman of Istanbul attempts to establish contact among
women of all nationalities, in order to promote social, cultural,
intellectual exchange and friendship to ladies coming to Istanbul.
Information about visas, work permits, security, housing, insurance,
international schools, taxation, everyday life, getting around and relocation
services by country.
Military Brats Network
The effort of both the Military Brats Registry and Military Brats Online, this
network offers reunion information and a chance to exchange similar stories
with other children (grown or still growing) who moved frequently due to their
parents‚ job in the military.
Moving With Kids
OUTPOST Expatriate Information Centre
A large collection of worldwide practical and general country information.
Overseas Digest Online
Overseas Jobs Express
Primarily a job search site, with lots of associated information on working
Slice of Britain
What do you miss? Take away a slice of Britain wherever you are in the world.
Suppliers of food, gifts and souvenirs with that British feel. Serving
Expats and the British Forces.
Country specific books in the Living and Working in and Buying a Home in series.
Tales From a Small Planet
Information on raising "Third Culture Kids".
Terra Cognita develops, provides, and facilitates training products and programs that increase intercultural understanding among international business
travelers and expatriates.
Covers expatriate issues and repatriation.
TLC Ltd. creates, develops, designs and produces clinically based
interactive learning games, toys and workbooks for children and
families making major moves.
Lots of information about working, studying and living abroad. Associated
with the magazine.
Traveling Internationally with Your Kids
Real travel tips from real parents, on traveling internationall, or just long distances, with your children.
UK-INC Information Factsheets
A collection of practical factsheets on life in the UK, for new arrivals.
One stop shopping for UK expats around the world.
Information on some countries in Latin America, Europe, Africa, the Middle East,
and Asia Pacific.
Voices of Women
Directory of the world's embassies.
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