Multifunctional Centre for Refugees in Athens (MFC Athens)

Hellenic Red Cross

Multifunctional Centre for Refugees in Athens (MFC Athens) logo
Last updated: 2/22/2024


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)
  • Psycho-social support in groups for children, teenagers and adults
  • 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
  • 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:

  • Phone (landline): 00302105140440
  • WhatsApp/Viber: 00306934724893

Supported Languages: Arabic, Farsi/Dari, Pashto, Russian, French, English, Greek, Swahilli, Kinyarwanda, Kirundi, Turkish, Urdu, Mandingo, Malinke, Susu, Fula and Kissi 

Accessibility & Additional Information

  • This service is closed on public holidays: YES
  • Appointment required: YES
  • How should an appointment be made: Call 00302105140440 and WhatsApp/Viber 00306934724893
  • 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

Opening Hours

09:00 - 19:00
09:00 - 19:00
09:00 - 19:00
09:00 - 19:00
09:00 - 19:00


Kapodistriou [ΚΑΠΟΔΙΣΤΡΙΟΥ] 2, Athens