Activities at refugee/asylum seeker accommodation centers, 2018

From the year of 2017 until March of 2018, volunteers of youth center of Epirus organized activities at Neochori accommodation facility for asylum seekers and refugees which is located near Ioannina city. The activities took place twice a week, they were recreational and meant for children and teenagers. Usually the activities consisted of watching movies, doing crafting and playing sport games. 


During the same period of time, our volunteers offered occasional sport activities for asylum seeker children and teenagers at Agia Eleni accommodation facility. 


From the year of 2017 until October of 2018, our volunteers organized activities in Giannena house (Seismoplikta) asylum seeker facility twice a week. The activities were meant for young children and they were recreational and psycho-social monitoring of the children's' behaviors. Usually, the activities were crafting and playing sports games. 


Since March of 2018, Youth Center of Epirus volunteers are in charge of Child Friendly Space in Agia Eleni accommodation facility. We implement recreational and psycho-social monitoring (of behaviors) activities daily to children who are mostly in ages between 4 to 13. The activities usually are crafting and arts, playing of various indoor games, playing sports games, watching of movies and having discussions. 


These activities were supported by  local and Erasmus+ European Voluntary Service volunteers.