Expat Resources

Emergencies

Emergency responders in Buenos Aires may not speak English. You can ask someone nearby to help you communicate. 
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.
Perdriel 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

Listings of services, resources and community connections
AngloInfo Buenos Aires 
Buenos Aires Expat site
Craigslist Buenos Aires

FaceBook Groups: Buenos Aires Expat Hub; Expat Events in Buenos Aires; more.

Great local magazine with events and news: http://www.thebubble.com/events-calendar/#!/

Embassies in Buenos Aires

United States 
Av. Colombia 4300, Buenos Aires

Britain
Dr. Luis Agote 2412, Buenos Aires

Ireland
Avenida del Libertador 1068, 6th floor, Buenos Aires

Australia
Villanueva 1400, Buenos Aires

Canada
Tagle 2828, Buenos Aires

New Zealand
Carlos Pellegrini 1427 5th Floor

Other Resources

Education & Expat Life

International schools in Buenos Aires 

The Association of Americans Living Overseas

Transitions Abroad – a site with resources for life abroad

 

Books & Bookstores

Walrus Bookstore in San Telmo area. A local aesthetic and cultural gem.

Mercado Libre is the argentine “Amazon” with an increasing offer of English language texts.

Book Depository is an online book retailer from the UK that offers free shipping to Argentina.

Art & cultural events

https://www.cultura.gob.ar/agenda/  Local Cultural Calendar

Local Music Calendars & Events

https://www.indiehoy.com/eventos/   Indie Music 

https://www.vuenosairez.com/ar/Buenos-Aires/recitales  Varied Music 

https://musicaclasicaba.com.ar/agenda  Classical Music 

https://www.folkloretradiciones.com.ar/cart_penias1.htm Local Folk Music 

https://www.todotango.com/comunidad/pizarra/  Tango