Expat Resources

Emergencies

Most emergency responders in Buenos Aires don’t speak English. In the case of an emergency, ask someone nearby to help you call and communicate with 911 or SAME and stay to translate and accompany you through the process until services arrive.
911 police and life threatening
107 medical emergencies, ambulance (SAME: Sistema de Atención Médica de Emergencia)

Hospitals

Hosptial Aleman
(Recoleta, Barrio Norte, Palermo areas)
Emergency room 24 hrs. Walk ins. English speaking personnel available.
Av. Pueyrredón 1640 (C1118 AAT) Buenos Aires, Argentina
Phone: (54-11) 4827-7000

Hospital Italiano
(Almagro, Caballito areas)
Emergency room 24 hrs. Walk ins. Not clear on availability of English speakers.
Juan D. Perón 4190 (C1199ABD) Buenos Aires, Argentina
Phone: (54-11) 4959-0200

Hospital Britanico
(Barracas, Constitucion areas)
Emergency room 24 hrs. Walk ins. English speaking personnel available.
Perdiel 74 (CP 1280AEB) Buenos Aires, Argentina
Phone: (54 – 11) 4309- 6400

Non-emergency
City of Buenos Aires General Hotline for city services and question: Dial 147. They do have an English speaking option.
Alcoholic Anonymous http://www.aa.org.ar/

Online resources in Buenos Aires

These websites offer listings of services, resources and community connections for English speakers in Buenos Aires.
http://buenosaires.angloinfo.com/
http://baexpats.com
http://buenosaires.craigslist.org/
http://www.bainnewcomers.com/

Embassies in Buenos Aires

United States
http://argentina.usembassy.gov/
From the website: LINK
“For life or death emergencies involving a citizen of the United States, please call the ACS Emergency Line at (54-11) 5777-4354 or the Embassy duty officer at (54-11) 5777-4873 on weekends, holidays, or after normal business hours”.

Britain
LINK
Dr. Luis Agote 2412, 1425 Buenos Aires
Tel: 54-11-4808-2200

Ireland
LINK
Edificio Bluesky 6th Floor, Avenida del Libertador 1068, Recoleta, Buenos Aires
Tel: 54-11-5787 0801

Australia
LINK
Villanueva 1400 (C1426BMJ) C.A.B.A –
Tel: 54-11-4779 3500
Emergencies 24/7: +61 2 6261 3305

Canada
LINK
Emergency contact: all collect from any country to 613-996-8885 to reach the Emergency Operations Centre. TTY: 613-944-1310 E-mail: sos@international.gc.ca

English Speaking Schools

http://argentina.usembassy.gov/english_schools/schools4.html