The Community Psychosocial Workforce (CPW) consists of refugees and asylum seekers who are trained in various skills and tools, including Psychosocial First Aid (PFA), Problem Management Plus (PM+), and Peer Support Work (PSW). Their aim is to provide basic psychosocial support to other asylum seekers and refugees, in their native languages; Arabic, Farsi, French and Ukrainian/Russian. The Community Psychosocial Workers (CPWs) are supervised by trained mental health professionals (psychologists or social workers) and they are a bridge between the refugee communities and the professional mental health service providers.
Who do the CPWs provide services to?
The Community Psychosocial Workforce (CPW) provides services to adult refugees and asylum seekers who live in the urban setting of Attica and who:
What do the CPWs do?
Where do the CPWs work?
The program is implemented in partnership with UNHCR, co-funded by the European Union
Access to service by referral - procedure info
How to be referred for CPW support?
Please use this service by calling the EPAPSY Psychosocial Support (PSS) helpline for refugees/asylum-seekers in Greece Click ---> Here
Important – For Social Service Providers to refer a beneficiary.
Please fill in the referral from and send it via email, with the topic “Request for CPW”, to Mrs Sofia Gioftsidou, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org