Support Groups

Seminars about pregnancy and childbirth
Midwife Suzanne Bagala give seminars in English about pregnancy and childbirth.
Alcoholics Anonymous South Athens
South Athens Group. Meetings every Monday and Thursday at 18:30 for English speakers. At the Kastalia Clinic, Elliniko.
Friends of Schinias
Group of volunteers. Cleaning of the beaches in Schinias. Contact Philip Ammerman
Womens Consultation Centre
Opening hours: 8:30-18:00. At Alkiviadou 76, 185 32 Piraeus.
National Center for Immediate Social Assistance E.K.A.K.B.
At Vassilissis Sofias avenue 135, 115 28 Athens.
Emma Mone and Sons Greece (EMSG)
Registered non-governmental and non-profit organization with the Greek Government. The business section of EMSG raises funds for its activities. Organization for Nigerians, Greeks, Europeans and Africans living in Africa and in Europe.
Narcotics Anonymous
Meetings for English speakers every Thursday from 18:30-20:00 at the St Pauls Anglican Church, Filellinon and Amalias, Plaka.
Alcoholics Anonymous North Athens
North Corner Group. Meetings every Monday and Thursday. Contact Irene. In Maroussi.
Association that offers support for children with cancer. Accommodation, financial support, transportation. Office located at Aigiou 6-8, 115 27 Goudi.
Overeaters Anonymous
Recovery program. Compulsive eating. Physical, emotional and spiritual well-being. At Zinonos 4, near Omonia square, Athens.
Womens Consultation Centre
Open from 08:30-18:00. At Nikis 11, 105 57 Athens.
After-Birth Circle
Inspired by the Birth Crisis work of Sheila Kitzinger. Confidential group meetings for mothers which experienced difficult or traumatic experiences giving birth.
Natural childbirth support group.
Caritas Athens Refugee Soup Kitchen
Serves meals daily to needy refugees and migrants. In Omonia. Works through volunteers and from donations. Contact from 08:30-12:30.
Ta Paidia tou Dromou (Children of the Street)
Shelter for children and families suffering from poverty. Financial support. Accepts childrens clothes, toys, furniture and other donations from 11:00-18:00 daily. At Aristonos 6-8, Metaxourgeio.
12 Step CoDA
Co-Dependents Anonymous. Weekly meeting in central Athens. Saturdays at 17:00.
OKANA Orgnisation against drugs
At Averof 21, 104 33 Athens.
Relatives and friends of drug users
Support meeting every Friday from 10:30-12:00. In Glyfada.
Greek Council for Refugees (GCR)
Non governmental organisation facilitating the integration of refugees through various activities and social help. At Solomou 2, 106 82 Exarchia.
Disabled Hellas
Non-profit, non-governmental organisation providing disability related support, information and advice. PO Box: 13669, 103 10 Athens.
Family Planning and Sexual Health
At Alkaiou 10, 115 28 Athens.
Alcoholics Anonymous
Parthenon Group. Daily open meetings at 12:00 and 18:45 in English. Contact Tony. Solomou 66, 5th floor, 104 32 Athens, near Omonia square.
HIV/AIDS Helpline and Counselling Station
Available Monday to Friday from 07:00-23:00. Based in the Andreas Syngros Hospital, at I. Dragoumi 5, 161 21 Athens.
WIN Hellas
Greek branch of the Women In Need non-profit foundation, which provides life empowerment programs for women. Also offers an English Language program. Office located at Igias 33 in Voula.
Center of Family Support of the Archdiocese of Athens (KESO)
At Akadimias 95, 106 71 Athens.
American Overseas Domestic Violence Crisis Center
International toll-free crisis line for Americans suffering from domestic violence but living abroad.
La Leche League Greece
Non-profit international organisation. Information, support and encouragement to mothers who want to breastfeed. Monthly support groups.
Hellenic Cancer Society
Organisation providing information to the public and to nursing/medical personnel. Seminars, projects in schools, psycho-social support. At Anastasiou Tsocha 18-20, 115 21 Athens.
Friends of the Child
Non profit association providing protection and care to children of impoverished and single parent families. Open daily between 09:00-15:00, except on Saturday. Located at Stisichorou 15 in Kolonaki. Daycare centre located at Kalypsous 8 in Metaxourgio.
Family group. To help relatives and friends of alcoholics. Meetings every Saturday from 16:00-17:30. At Zinonos 4, 3rd floor, office 10-11, 104 31 near Omonia square.
RETO Hellas
Non-governmental organisation. Helps former drug addicts. Collects used items to raise money for its street programme. At Irakleous 9, Koropi.