Children Support Center of Elefsis
The Children Support Centre of Elefsis is an open Centre on the Protection and Support of Children and Families. It was established in 1964, by the Head Priest of Elefsis and Professor of Theology Giorgos Pirounakis. It is a non-profit association and relies on volunteerism. It provides psycho-social support to children and families facing adjustment and integration problems in the social environment from Greece, as well as from countries such as Albania, Russia, India, Turkey, etc.The Children Support Centre of Elefsis actively participates in social developments that significantly affect our country (unemployment, poverty, political refugees, economic migrants) by offering numerous and organised psycho social support programmes for children and their families.The management and implementation of these programmes is successfully completed by highly specialised experts of the Children Support Centre of Elefsis, as well as by the approximately 80 volunteers. The main characteristic of this effort is volunteerism as a way of life in relation to fellow human beings.