IRC Livelihoods - UNHCR Empowerment and Self Reliance Opportunities to UAC reaching adulthood (Thessaloniki)

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Last updated: 7/2/2024


The project will empower 28 young adults between 18-23 years old with a refugee or asylum seeker status, living in the broader area of Thessaloniki, 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. 

Program duration: until December 2024.

The participants will receive services at an intensive pace until December 2024. 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 and referrals to legal, healthcare, and education services
  • job counseling (CV creation, connection with potential employers)
  • assistance in navigating the housing market

Registrations are OPEN until 15th of July 2024.

You can register your interest for the Youth Integration and Empowerment Program by clicking HERE.

For more information: 00306945526350 (Phone/WhatsApp) or e-mail at

Languages spoken: English, French, Somali, Farsi, Arabic

Accessibility & Additional Information

  • This service is closed on public holidays: YES
  • Is an appointment required? YES (call)
  • Eligibility for services: Youth 18-23 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 services listed are free of charge: YES

Opening Hours

09:00 - 17:00
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Monastiriou [ΜΟΝΑΣΤΗΡΙΟΥ] 93B, Thessaloniki