Night Shelter for the Homeless
Night Shelter for the Homeless implemented by Medecins du Monde Greece in Athens
The Night Shelter for the Homeless is co-financed by the Regional Operational Program of Attica for the programming period 2014-2020. The project aims to cover the urgent housing and living needs of homeless people and is part of the National and Regional Strategy for Social Inclusion, to ensure access to housing. The project refers to the operation of the Night Shelter for the part of the population that cannot meet the basic needs for housing.
In particular, “Night Shelters” are accommodation centers that only operate during the night and cover emergency housing needs of those living on the street. They provide night-care services, personal care and hygiene, psychosocial support, legal assistance, counseling, health, welfare and social reintegration.
The aim of the project is:
- To provide basic goods, support services and improving the quality of life of homeless people.
- Strengthening social cohesion and preventing marginalization and social exclusion.
Beneficiaries of the Night Shelter are homeless people legally residing in Attica, who have to access to secure housing. The beneficiaries include, in particular, those living on the street, and those housed in temporary places or living in inappropriate accommodation. The capacity of for 55 individuals per night.
The project titled “Night Shelter for the Homeless” with MIS code 5002818, is financed by the Regional Operational Program of Attica.