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Updated at: 2023/03/01
The Multifunctional Centre for Refugees in Athens (MFC Athens) οffers support and information for refugees in their native languages:
  • Information about the situation in Greece, seeking asylum, legal status and rights of refugees
  • Information about state agencies and non-governmental organizations (NGOs)
  • Referrals to legal aid organizations
  • Information and referrals for healthcare, housing, economic support, food and other basic needs
  • Individualized social support (such as support in food and non food items, referrals for medical treatment and psychological support, housing, access to public education for children and other services)
  • Assistance with the procedure of renewing residence permits
  • Help making appointments at hospitals, clinics, and the Hellenic Red Cross EHS (Educational Health Station)
  • Medical services
  • Psycho-social support in groups
  • Tele-interpretations with NGOs, state agencies, hospitals and health facilities, public services etc.
  • Social meeting place
  • Play space and playgroups for children and parents
  • After-school learning support and help with homework for children going to public school
  • Greek and English language courses for adults and children
  • Employability program that includes preparation of CV and motivation letter, support in interview preparation, job counselling seminars, liaising with the labour market
  • Volunteer training for people who want to support the refugee population and the services of the Centre
  • Different activities for men, women, and children (for different age groups)
  • Recreational activities and events
  • WiFi

Additional Information

You need to make an appointment and have a member card to access services at the MFC. To get a member card, you need to register at the MFC.
For more information on the services:
  • call the hotline at +302105140440
  • call on Whatsapp/Viber to +306934724893
Supported Languages: Arabic, Farsi/Dari, Pashto, Russian, French, English, Greek, Swahilli, Kinyarwanda, Kirundi, Turkish, Urdu, Mandingo, Malinke, Susu, Fula and Kissi 
Due to Covid-19 restrictions please contact the service provider.
Accessibility & Additional Information
  • This service is closed on public holidays: YES
  • Appointment required: YES
  • How should an appointment be made : Call +302105140440 and Whatsapp/Viber +306934724893
  • Communication 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: YES
  • All Services Listed Are Free of Charge; YES




Kapodistriou 2 (1st floor)

Opening Hours

Monday open from 09:00 to 19:00
Tuesday open from 09:00 to 19:00
Wednesday open from 09:00 to 19:00
Thursday open from 09:00 to 19:00
Friday open from 09:00 to 19:00

Contact Information



Kapodistriou 2, Athens

Address in local language

Καποδιστρίου 2

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