Operation of Six Shelters for Unaccompanied Migrant Children in Greece
Description: The project concerns the operation of six Unaccompanied Migrant Children (UMCs) Shelters by the International Organization for Migration (IOM) aimed at providing accommodation and access to services for UMCs. Besides accommodation, the following services are provided to the beneficiaries: addressing basic needs, catering, hygiene, legal counselling and information about life opportunities in Greece, interpretation, psychosocial support, medical support, Greek learning programs, learning support, organization of intercultural activities, creative employment and career guidance. The capacity of the Shelters is up to 131 beds/places.
Areas of action: The project is implemented in the regions of Attica (4 shelters: Kypseli I, Kypseli II, Ilion, Chalandri), Thessaloniki (1 shelter) and Patra (1 shelter).
Duration: 1 January 2019 – 31 May 2021