SOCIAL STRUCTURES CONFRONTING POVERTY IN ATHENS MUNICIPALITY

PRAKSIS - in collaboration with KLIMAKA (Development Carrier for Human Exclusion), as coordinator, the Municipality of Athens, DOCTORS OF THE WORLD and EQUAL SOCIETY (Society for Equal Opportunities), and within the framework of the relevant Act entitled "Social Structures tackling poverty in Athens Municipality" which is co-financed by the European Social Fund - is involved in the operation of a Social Network. In this context PRAKSIS enhances the functionality of the Day Center for Homeless which has been operating since May 2012. Therefore, since 5th of July 2013 the Day Centre has been operating on a seven-day basis from 09.00 am to 21.00 pm and provides:

- Provision of Primary health care and management of medical emergencies
- Baths and disposable hygiene kits
- Laundry services
- Clothes
- Play corner for the beneficiaries' children
- Psychosocial support by qualified social scientists
- Referrals (to social services agencies and hospitals)
- Lounge for resting
- Access to internet and phone
- Beverages

The Center is located in the center of Athens (26-28 Deligiorgi Street, 4th Floor, tel. 210 5244574) and is funded by Stavros Niarchos Foundation.

The direct target group is homeless (Greeks or foreigners) who are facing specific survival issues.

Homeless is any person who does not have access to decent and safe housing. The term "homeless" refers to all people residing in the country and who do not own or rent a house, or live on the streets or in hostels and institutions, or are hosted by acquaintances and friends (often in overcrowded cohabitation), or live in inadequate and unsafe accommodation, without access to basic services such as drinking water, electricity or heating.

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Social Structures tackling poverty in Athens Municipality

Co-financed by the European Social Fund (Human Resources Development 2007-2013)

July 2013 - July 2015

Athens SsP simansi

 

 

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  • Free of charge provision of Social Services and Primary Health Care in the areas of therapy and prevention
  • Promotion of solidarity and volunteerism
  • Testimony and per case denunciation of the condition of social groups in danger

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  • 57 stournari Str., 10432, Athens (Head offices)
  • Τ 210 520 5200, F 210 520 5201
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