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Updated at: 2023/03/29

IRC - UNHCR Empowerment and Self Reliance Opportunities to UAC reaching adulthood

The project will empower 85 young adults between 18-21 years old with a refugee or asylum seekers' status, living in the broader area of Athens, to cultivate the necessary competencies for a successful transition to adulthood, setting the basis for their social empowerment and economic self-reliance. 

Particular emphasis will be placed on supporting unaccompanied children who recently turned 18 and are in need of immediate accommodation and employment. 

There will be 3 cohorts in total, each of which will last for 3 months, meaning that the participants will receive services at an intensive pace for three months. IRC Hellas proposes a holistic approach to the provision of a well-rounded package of in-house, as well as mobile services that include:

  • psychosocial support
  • employment and job placement support
  • assistance in navigating the housing market and administrative processes
  • as well as access to vocational training opportunities in high-absorption sectors.  

You can apply for the Youth Integration and Empowerment Program HERE 

For more information: +30 6946851080 (Phone/WhatsApp) or e-mail at .

Languages spoken: English, French, Farsi/Dari, Arabic, Urdu, Somali, Ukrainian

Accessibility & Additional Information

  • This service is closed on public holidays: YES
  • Is an appointment required? YES (call)
  • Eligibility for services: Youth 18-21 years old with a refugee status or asylum seekers
  • Are services available by referral only? NO, either by referral of self-referred
  • Is anyone on your team able to communicate in sign language? NO
  • The entrance to this location has a ramp: NO
  • This location has an elevator: YES
  • This location has female staff: YES
  • This location has separate bathrooms for men and women: NO
  • All service listed are free of charge: YES


Panepistimiou 64, Athens

Opening Hours

Monday open from 09:00 to 17:00

Tuesday open from 09:00 to 17:00

Wednesday open from 09:00 to 17:00

Thursday open from 09:00 to 17:00

Friday open from 09:00 to 17:00

Contact Information

phone: 306946851080

whatsapp: 306946851080


Panepistimiou 64, Athina, Greece


Address in local language


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