Victoria Community Center Athens
A community centre for refugees and asylum seekers near Victoria Square in Athens, Greece
Operated by One Happy Family AMKE and Stagona (Drapen i Havet).
Programmes and activities
Community spaceOne Happy Family (OHF)
Community spaces: Community Café and backyard, rooftop, phone charging stations, free Wi-Fi, co-working space
Community volunteer programme
Monday - Friday, 10:30-17:30
“Stagona Center” Education ProgramStagona (A Drop in the Ocean / Dråpen i Havet)
English, computer and Greek classes.
Employability training opportunities
Monday - Friday, 10:00-18:00
Mental Health & Psychosocial Support sessionsInternational Rescue Committee (IRC)
Psychosocial support, group and individual
'Mental Health is related to our ability to cope with everyday stressors and difficulties, to maintain relationships and to be productive to our community. Are you experiencing an inability to perform daily tasks, feelings of sadness, despair and/or stress, or sleeping/eating problems? These can be early warning signs of a mental health problem.'
Tuesday to Thursday, 9:00 - 17:00
Streetwork projectLighthouse Relief
The Emergency Response team at Lighthouse Relief provides dignified support to refugees and asylum seekers living under precarious conditions in Athens through:
Referrals to other service providers
Contact us via telephone/WhatsApp:
Arabic/French/English: 694 091 9938
Farsi: 694 613 0898
Monday and Friday, 10:00 - 17:00
Legal supportEuropean Lawyers in Lesvos (ELIL)
Legal aid services
Monday 10:00 – 17:00
Women’s and kids’ spacesGlocal Roots
Activities for women and child-friendly space.
Diaper, sanitary products and baby clothing distribution
Monday - Friday, 11:00-18:00
Housing project, and support for refugee women suffering from violenceMeaalofa Foundation
Temporary accommodation support
Service referral and employment/education support
'The Meaalofa Foundation is a German non- profit organisation based in Munich. Through its activities in Athens, with the project HoMER (Housing, Mediation and Education for Refugees), it supports vulnerable refugees, with a special focus on young single women and single mothers and their children, some of whom have also been victims of violence. In particular, it supports temporary accommodation for vulnerable refugees who would otherwise be homeless in the streets of Athens, assists them to obtain documentation and legal help as well as medical/dental /psychological treatment as needed, helps them to acquire language skills and education, encourages them to do sponsored voluntary work and seek employment, and generally tries to empower them and facilitate their social integration.'
Monday to Friday, 9.30 - 17.30
Upcoming activities and events
Find us at Filis 68, a few minutes from Victoria metro station in Athens.
Are you a member of another NGO, researcher, media person or another interested party who would like to visit and learn more about our project? Then please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org before coming to our center, so we can check our availability.