Organizations I can contact for help

Which organizations I can contact for help and what services do they offer?


Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)


What services do they offer?

  • Free information, orientation and legal advice services for asylum seekers, refugees and people in need of international protection in Panama.

Office hours:

Monday to Friday

8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Address: Torre Banco Delta, 3rd floor, office 301, corner of Elvira Méndez street and Vía España, Panama City, Panama

Contact:

Marjorie Pérez

Phone: 264-1063

Cellphone: 6020-1876

Email: [email protected]


Panamanian Red Cross


What services do they offer?

  • Psychological and social support, humanitarian assistance and empowerment programs for survivors of gender violence.

Office hours:

Monday to Friday

8:00 am – 4:00 pm

Address: Albrook, Jorge Bolívar Alemán street, building 453, Panama City, Panama

Contact:

Kenya Peñaloza

Phone: 315-0292

Email: [email protected]


HIAS


What services do they offer?

  • Assistance and psychosocial guidance, workshops and training sessions to empower women and LGTBIQ + people, and to strengthen access routes to quality response services for survivors of gender violence, as well as the construction of communities so that they can have safe spaces.

Office hours:

Monday to Friday

8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Address: Torre Banco Delta, 3rd floor, office 303, corner of Elvira Méndez street and Vía España, Panama City, Panama

Contact:

Oriana Duran

Cellphone: 6031-3640

Email: [email protected]

Instagram: @hiaspanama


Ret International


What services do they offer?

  • Individual and group psychosocial support for refugees/asylum seekers
  • Support for accessing to health and education services
  • Technical assistance for separated and unaccompanied children and adolescents in the process of refuge
  • Sociocultural integration youth groups
  • Integration women groups
  • Integration groups for entrepreneurs
  • Legal guidance and assistance

Office Hours:

Monday to Friday

8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Address: Elvira Méndez street, Vallarino Bldg., 1st floor, office E1, Área Bancaria, Panama City, Panama

Contact:

Maria Cuevas

Office: 391-2295

Helpline: 6255-4193

Psychosocial / gender-based violence support: 6064-9952

Email: [email protected]

This section was created in collaboration with the GBV Working Group members