Greece

Greece, officially the Hellenic Republic, historically also known as Hellas, is a country located in Southern Europe, with a population of approximately 11 million as of 2016. Athens is the nation's capital and largest city, followed by Thessaloniki.

Greece is located at the crossroads of Europe, Asia, and Africa. Situated on the southern tip of the Balkan Peninsula, it shares land borders with Albania to the northwest, the Republic of Macedonia and Bulgaria to the north, and Turkey to the northeast. The Aegean Sea lies to the east of the mainland, the Ionian Sea to the west, the Cretan Sea and the Mediterranean Sea to the south. Greece has the longest coastline on the Mediterranean Basinand the 11th longest coastline in the world at 13,676 km (8,498 mi) in length, featuring a large number of islands, of which 227 are inhabited. Eighty percent of Greece is mountainous, with Mount Olympus being the highest peak at 2,918 metres (9,573 ft). The country consists of nine geographic regions: Macedonia, Central Greece, the Peloponnese, Thessaly, Epirus, the Aegean Islands (including the Dodecanese and Cyclades), Thrace, Crete, and the Ionian Islands.

(source: wikipedia)

Institutions in Greece

NGO Το Χαμόγελο του Παιδιού
The Smile of the Child
Shelters in Attica exist at: Moschato

Shelters-Homes for Children victims of any form of violence

Referral by the competent Prosecutorial and Judicial Authorities

Greek Safer Internet Centre 
Greek Safer Internet Centre 
SOS Line: 210 6007686

On issues related to the safer use of the internet, mobile phones and electronic games

European Network of Women in Greece
European Network of Women in Greece
Ampelokipi, ATHNES

SOS line "Next to you" 2109700814 against domestic violence

Shelter

Women’s Counseling Support Center for Women Victims of Violence
Women’s Counseling Support Center for Women Victims of Violence
24 Tzavela Str.
47100 Arta

Social support, Psychosocial support, Information services
Women’s Counseling Center of the Municipality of Chalandri
Women’s Counseling Center of the Municipality of Chalandri
7 Stratarchou Alexandrou Papagou Str.
Paphos

Psychosocial support, information services, legal aid, referral to competent services

Attica

Athens

Nea Zoi -Association for the support and restoration of individuals in prostitution
Nea Zoi -Association for the support and restoration of individuals in prostitution
28 Karolou Str., Metaxourgeio
10437 Athens

Services for individuals working in prostitution and victims of trafficking

Ano Liosia

Counseling Center for Women Victims of Violence of the Municipality of Fyli
Counseling Center for Women Victims of Violence of the Municipality of Fyli
23 Ι. Kampoli Str.
Ano Liosia

Psychosocial support, information services, referral to competent services

Athens

Frontida
Women´s shelter "Frontida"
Messinias 3, Ampelokipoi
11526 Athens
+30 210 692 313 6
ΕΘΝΙΚΟ ΚΕΝΤΡΟ ΚΟΙΝΩΝΙΚΗΣ ΑΛΛΗΛΕΓΓΥΗΣ
National Centre for Social Solidarity (E.K.K.A.)
11521 Athens
Research Centre for Gender Equality (KETHI)
Research Centre for Gender Equality (KETHI)
51 Xarilaou Trikoupi & Valtetsiou Str.
10681 Athens

Counseling Center
Solidarity Now
Solidarity Now
2 Domokou Str., 2nd floor
Athens

Athens Solidarity Center:-  Medical aid-  Social/ material support-  Legal aid-  Psychosocial support-  Language learning
One Child, One World
One Child, One World
10 Rethimnou Str.
106 82 Athens

Psychosocial support to children and families
Εθνικό Κέντρο Κοινωνικής Αλληλεγγύης, Ε.Κ.Κ.Α.
National Center for Social Solidarity
135 Vasilissis Sofias & Zacharof Str.
11521 Ampelokipoi Athens

Social Support Centres

Nation-wide, free of charge, operates 24/7.

Metadrasi – Action for the Migration and Development
Metadrasi – Action for the Migration and Development
7, 25 Martiou Str.
17778 Tavros Athens

Victims of trafficking (psychosocial support, legal aid) - Torture Victims (psychosocial support, identification and certification of torture victims)
Municipality of Athens Office for Gender Equality Policies
Municipality of Athens Office for Gender Equality Policies
70 Sofokleous Str.
10553 Athens

Information services
Institute of Child Health
Institute of Child Health
Agia Sofia General Children's Hospital, Papadiamantopoulou & 1 Thivon Str.
115-27 Athens

Medical aid, Psychosocial support to children and families
NGO Klimaka (Κλίμακα)
Κλίμακα
Klimaka
50 Dekeleon Str., Keramikos
11854 Athens

Suicide Prevention Line 1018 -   Day center for the prevention of suicide
IASIS NGO
IASIS NGO
297 Acharnon Str., Kato Patissia
10446 Athens

Youth Day center “Passé partout”:Psycho-educational and counseling support services
NGO Generation 2.0 for Rights, Equality & Diversity
Generation 2.0 for Rights, Equality & Diversity
3-5 Anaxagora Str., Omonia
10552 Athens

Services for LGBTQI+, Victims of hate crimes/ racist violence
General Secretariat for Gender Equality (Γενική Γραμματεία Ισότητας Φύλων) – Ministry of Interior
General Secretariat for Gender Equality (Γενική Γραμματεία Ισότητας Φύλων) – Ministry of Interior
8 Dragatsaniou Str.
10559 Athens

Helpline 15900 against violence/for womenInformation services

Operates 24/7

ELIZA-Society for the prevention of cruelty to children
ELIZA-Society for the prevention of cruelty to children
Ermou & 2 Christopoulou Str.
105 63 Athens

For minors and families: Legal aid, Psychosocial support, Information services
European Antiviolence Network
European Antiviolence Network
12 Zaxaritsa Str.
117 42 Athens

Information services, referral to competent services
NGO Caritas Hellas
Caritas Hellas
8 Eman. Mpenaki Str.
10564 Athens

Counseling Center,Social support
Centre for Research on Women's Issues- DIOTIMA
Centre for Research on Women's Issues- DIOTIMA
24 Nikis Str.
10557 Athens

Counseling Centre for Violence Against Women
NGO Actionaid Epikentro
Actionaid Epikentro
93 Petras Str.
10444 Athens

For general public: Legal aid, Psychosocial support, Vocational support services, Information services

Cholargos

Xenonas Filoxenias Gynaikon 'I FOIVI'
Women´s shelter 'I FOIVI'
Thessalonikis Street 22, Agia Triada
15562 Cholargos
+30 210 652 150 0

Shelter for women victims of domestic violence and victims of trafficking

Legal aidPsychosocial supportInformation services

Meetings by appointment

Cholargos (Athens)

NGO «FOIVI» Counseling Service
«FOIVI» Counseling Service
22 Thessaloniki Str.
15562 Cholargos (Athens)

Shelter for abused women (and their children)

Drapetsona

Counseling Center for Women Victims of Violence of the Municipality of Keratsini- Drapetsona
Counseling Center for Women Victims of Violence of the Municipality of Keratsini- Drapetsona
25is Martiou & Dominikou Theotokopoulou Str.
18648 Drapetsona

Psychosocial support, information services, legal aid, referral to competent services

Kypseli (Athen)

NGO ARSIS – Association for the Social Support of Youth
ARSIS – Association for the Social Support of Youth
21Β Tenedou Str.
Kypseli (Athen)

Youth Support Centres: Legal aid, Psychosocial support, Vocational support services, Referral to competent services

Peristeri

Women’s Counseling Center of the Municipality of Peristeri
Women’s Counseling Center of the Municipality of Peristeri
1 Ethnarxou Makariou Str.
Peristeri

Psychosocial support, information services

Piraeus

NGO Family and Childcare Center (KMOP)
Family and Childcare Center (KMOP)
1 Tzavella & Matrozou Str.
185 33 Piraeus

Psychosocial support, Vocational support services, Information services

Psyri (Athens)

Colour Youth - Athens LGBTQ Youth Community
Colour Youth - Athens LGBTQ Youth Community
3 Sachtouri Str.
10553 Psyri (Athens)

Services for LGBTQI+, Victims of hate crimes/ racist violence

Vari (Athens)

SOS Children’s Villages GREECE
SOS Children’s Villages GREECE
Vari (Athens)

12 SOS Family houses/ shelters for 72 children

Central Greece

Chaldika

Women’s Counseling Center of the Municipality of Chalcis
Women’s Counseling Center of the Municipality of Chalcis
Agiou Panteleimonos and Polytechniou
34002 Chaldika

Psychosocial support, information services

Thiva

Counseling Center of the Municipality of Thiva
Counseling Center of the Municipality of Thiva
3 Kyprou Str.
32200 Thiva

Psychosocial support, information services

Central Macedonia

Katerini

Women’s Counseling Center of the Municipality of Katerini
Women’s Counseling Center of the Municipality of Katerini
21 Avgoustinou Str.
Katerini

Psychosocial support, information services, referral to competent services

Serres

Women’s Counseling Center of the Municipality of Serres
Women’s Counseling Center of the Municipality of Serres
10 Ionos Dragoumi Str.
Serres

Psychosocial support, information services, referral to competent services

Thessaloniki

Χ.Ε.Ν.Θ - Psychosocial support center for women
Χ.Ε.Ν.Θ - Psychosocial support center for women
18 Mitropoleos Str.
54 624 Thessaloniki

Information services, Psychosocial support, Referral to competent services
NGO PRAKSIS
1 Arkadioupoleos & Ag. Dimitriou Str.
54632 Thessaloniki

Polyclinic: Medical aid, Legal aid, Psychosocial support, Vocational support services
Katafygio Gynaikas - Support Center for Abused Women
Katafygio Gynaikas - Support Center for Abused Women
38 Egnatia Str.
Thessaloniki

Legal aid, Psychosocial support, Information services
NGO ANTIGONE - Information and Documentation Center on Racism, Ecology, Peace and Non Violence
ANTIGONE - Information and Documentation Center on Racism, Ecology, Peace and Non Violence
29A Ptolemeon Str.
546 30 Thessaloniki

Information services, mainly for victims of hate crimes/racist violence (including LGBTQI+, minors)
NGO A21 Abolishing injustice in the 21st century
A21 Abolishing injustice in the 21st century
6-8 Fragkon Str.
Thessaloniki

Victims of trafficking: social support, Referral to competent services,Information services

Veria

Women’s Counseling Center of the Municipality of Veria
Women’s Counseling Center of the Municipality of Veria
3A Capten Agra Str.
59100 Veria

Psychosocial support, information services
Association for Social Intervention "Erasmos"
Association for Social Intervention "Erasmos"
59100 Veria

Shelter for women - Legal aid - Psychosocial support - Referral to competent services

Crete

Heraklio

ΣΥΝΔΕΣΜΟΣ ΜΕΛΩΝ ΓΥΝΑΙΚΕΙΩΝ ΣΩΜΑΤΕΙΩΝ ΗΡΑΚΛΕΙΟΥ ΚΑΙ Ν. ΗΡΑΚΛΕΙΟΥ
Association of women board members of Heraklio & N. Heraklio
Maramvelou 56
71202 Heraklio
+30 801 111 600 0

Heraklion

Association of Members of Women's Unions Heraklion Prefecture
Association of Members of Women's Unions Heraklion Prefecture
Marineli Str.
71202 Heraklion
+2810 242121; SOS Line: 800 11 16000

Shelter for Abused women and children. Women’s counseling center: Legal aid, Psychosocial support, Vocational support services, Referral to competent services.

Rethymno

Counseling Center of the Municipality of Rethymno
Counseling Center of the Municipality of Rethymno
10 Kantanoleontos Str.
Rethymno

Psychosocial support, information services

Eastern Macedonia and Thrace

Alexandroupoli

Women’s Counseling Center of the Municipality of Alexandroupoli
Women’s Counseling Center of the Municipality of Alexandroupoli
2 Kartali Str.
Alexandroupoli

Psychosocial support, information services, referral to competent services

Drama

Η Ένωση Κυριών Δράμας
Ladies Union Drama
Venizelou 114
66100 Drama
+30 252 104 606 2

Shelter for abused women and children

Helpline 2521058888 for domestic violence and child abuse issues

Enosi Kyrion Dramas
Enosi Kyrion Dramas
114 Venizelou Str.
66 100 Drama

Open Hospitality House: shelter for women victims of physical or psychological violence

Kavala

Women’s Counseling Center of the Municipality of Kavala
Women’s Counseling Center of the Municipality of Kavala
9 Konstantinou Palaiologou Str.
Kavala

Psychosocial support, information services, referral to competent services

Komotini

Social Service of the Municipality of Komotini
Social Service of the Municipality of Komotini
G. Marsali & Pyrgou Str.
69100 Komotini

Services to general public: Psychosocial support, Information services

Epirus

Ioannina

Research and Support Centre For Victims of Maltreatment and Social Exclusion
Research and Support Centre For Victims of Maltreatment and Social Exclusion
G. Papandreou str 2
GR-45444 Ioannina
+30 651 078 810

Preveza

Women’s Counseling Center of the Municipality of Preveza
Women’s Counseling Center of the Municipality of Preveza
6 Ionias Str.
48100 Preveza

Psychosocial support, information services

Ionian Islands

Argostoli

Women’s Counseling Center of the Municipality of Kephalonia
Women’s Counseling Center of the Municipality of Kephalonia
44 Charokopou Str.
Argostoli

Psychosocial support, information services

Zakynthos

Women’s Counseling Center of the Municipality of Zakynthos
Women’s Counseling Center of the Municipality of Zakynthos
Municipal building of Gaitani
Zakynthos

Psychosocial support, information services

Peloponnese

Corinth

Women’s Counseling Center of the Municipality of Corinth
Women’s Counseling Center of the Municipality of Corinth
30 Koliatsou Str.
201 00 Corinth

Psychosocial support, information services

Kalamata

Women’s Counseling Center of the Municipality of Kalamata
Women’s Counseling Center of the Municipality of Kalamata
Perrotou & Mantiklou Str.
Kalamata

Psychosocial support, information services

South Aegean

Zipari, KOS

Counseling Center of the Municipality of Kos
Counseling Center of the Municipality of Kos
25is Martiou & E. Kapioka
Zipari, KOS

Psychosocial support, information services

Thessaly

Karditsa

Municipality of Karditsa – Women Center
Municipality of Karditsa – Women Center
9 Stamouli Str.
43100 Karditsa

Psychosocial support, information services

Trikala

“Syn-eirmos” Civil Non-profit Organization for Social Solidarity
“Syn-eirmos” Civil Non-profit Organization for Social Solidarity
32 Syggrou Str.
42100 Trikala

Psychosocial support, Referral to competent services, Information services

Volos

ELLINIKI MERIMNA VOLOU - CHARITY ASSOCIATION
ELLINIKI MERIMNA VOLOU - CHARITY ASSOCIATION
28 Oktovrious 189
38221 Volos
+30 242 102 548 9
Hellenic Care of Volos Charity Association
Hellenic Care of Volos Charity Association
189 28is Oktovriou Str.
38221 Volos
24210 25489

Shelter for women victims of physical or psychological violence

Western Greece

Nafpaktos

Κ.Ε.Μ.Ο.P. Psychosocial Support Office
Κ.Ε.Μ.Ο.P. Psychosocial Support Office
Palaiopanagia
30300 Nafpaktos
kemop@hol.gr

Social support, Psychosocial support, Information services

For women

Patras

Social Institution of the Municipality of Patras for Women Victims of Violence
Social Institution of the Municipality of Patras for Women Victims of Violence
76 Gounari Srt.
Patras

Social support, Psychosocial support, Information services

Pyrgos

Women’s Counseling Center of the Municipality of Pyrgos
Women’s Counseling Center of the Municipality of Pyrgos
Gymnasiarxou Douka & Xanthou,
Pyrgos

Psychosocial support, information services

Western Macedonia

Kastoria

Women’s Counseling Center of the Municipality of Kastoria
Women’s Counseling Center of the Municipality of Kastoria
New social housing building of KASTORIA
Kastoria

Psychosocial support, information services
SOS Line
Women´s helpline
Volos
15 900