The community center functions as an integration hub, providing a range of services that can reach the most vulnerable communities of Thessaloniki.
The goal is for these communities to access the services and participate in available programs and opportunities for their own empowerment.
The center offers access to legal representation and counseling, health support and psychosocial support.
Additionally, services are provided to support access to the labor market and social inclusion.
The social assistance department offers short-term and long-term support to ensure the integration of vulnerable groups into society.
The social assistance department is supervised and guided by the Social Assistance Department Manager of Elpida Home through a combination of psycho-social and informational sessions for both beneficiaries and humanitarian aid workers.
The program aims to facilitate the access of vulnerable groups to the free health services provided by the Greek national health system.
The services provided are as follows:
ADVISORY, ADVOCACY, MONITORING & REPRESENTATION
Elpida Home’s legal department offers its services to beneficiaries in the wider area of Northern Greece, including the detention centers.
Beneficiaries have free access to various legal aid services, including consultancy and legal representation. While the department primarily focuses on asylum and family reunification cases under the Dublin III agreement, we also provide support on various other criminal, civil and administrative issues/cases that could affect the asylum and/or family reunification cases of beneficiaries.
Provision of legal advice, including information sessions to both groups and individuals.
Regular visits to detention centers in Northern Greece.
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