UNamur Child and Family Support Service (SAPEFUN)

The non-profit organization “Assistance Services For Children and Families of the University of Namur”, abbreviated “SAPEFUN”, has for mission to organize, manage, promote and encourage institutions and assistance services to the child and parents within the framework of the Namur university community.

It offers :

  • the “FUNny” nursery approved by the ONE (Office for Birth and Childhood), which welcomes children from 0 to 3 years old.
  • the “Free Time Club”, after-school reception and vacation center approved by the ONE, for children aged 2 1/2 to 8 years.
  • the Sick Children Home Care Service, accessible to children aged 0 to 12, which is currently at a standstill.


The non-profit organization "SAPEFUN" and its Board of Directors are, according to the statutes, chaired by the Rector of the UNamur. The board of directors is made up of:

  • At least five directors appointed from among the members of the association. Among these there must be a member as representative appointed by the staff delegation to the UNamur Works Council: this member is chosen from among the beneficiaries of the community.
  • Where applicable, one or two external persons chosen by the General Assembly on the proposal of the Board of Directors for their specific skills or qualities.
The mandates are 4 years long.

Contact : +32 (0)81 72 50 50 

Manager : Emilie Payon