POST RELEASE RECEPTION CENTRE IN ATHENS

The Post Release Center concerns the reintegration of ex-prisoners (men and women). Provides, mainly, guidance and information in released prisoners, regardless of gender or ethnicity, for where they can address to according to their demands

POST RELEASE RECEPTION CENTRE IN ATHENS

 The released prisoners represent a particularly vulnerable group: they face the harshness of social exclusion because of the stigma that stems from having been imprisoned and also because of the alienation from social reality. To respond to the increased needs of this specific target group, PRAKSIS operates in Athens a Post Release Centre.
This Centre is a unit which provides services to prisoners and ex-prisoners, either men or women, regardless of their nationality. Its objective is to respond to the increased needs of the particular group of population through a holistic intervention, as well as to provide services in order to achieve their successful (re-)integration. Services of the Centre and include:
• Medical support;
• Psychosocial support, strengthening and development of skills so as to achieve social integration;
• Legal counseling ;
• Promoting employment through the comprehensive preparation of ex-prisoners for their return to the labour market.

Our principles

  • 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

Transparency

Respecting the principles of accountability and transparency, we publish the last biennial report our actions.

Αnnual report

Contact Us

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