Social service

Emantes – International LGBTQIA+ Solidarity

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Last updated: 7/9/2024


Emantes' Social Service carries out intakes and in-depth assessment case by case for LGBTQIA+ refugees and asylum seekers and is responsible for signposting the individual according to their needs to Emantes' legal and psychological services, as well as Emantes' Community groups and Food provision.

Emantes' social services also refer to external service providers (accommodation, health and medicine provision, food provision, legal representation).

They also carry out communications/mediations with external services, accompaniments where necessary to appointments with health providers and asylum application processes and various administrative processes (e.g. tax details and application to the asylum service).

Admission criteria include being a trans or gender non-conforming person and being adult.

Languages spoken: Greek, English, French, Farsi/Dari, Arabic, Urdu, Bengali, Spanish

Accessibility and Additional Information

  • This service is closed on public holidays: YES
  • Is an appointment required? YES
  • Eligibility for services: LGBTQIA+, age 18+
  • Are services by referral only? Services available only via self-referral in the WhatsApp Support Line
  • The entrance to this location has a ramp: YES
  • 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


Emantes' location is kept confidential; therefore, we are unable to accept walk-ins.

Opening Hours

10:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 18:00


Center of Athens