We have recently received funding from the European Programme for Integration and Migration to continue our work supporting young people as they turn 18 and their legal rights change. We … Continue reading Transitioning to adulthood: a path to autonomy and self-reliance
SAFE & HAPPY: Keeping displaced young people that way is what we fight for Refugee Youth Service & Velos Youth are grassroots organisations providing since 2015 safe sanctuaries and opportunities … Continue reading Our Crowdfunding campaign is live!
This was a great opportunity for Velos Youth service users to have some first hands-on experience with electronics related materials and skills that Athens ReMakers’s project are the local community … Continue reading Electronics Workshop
Radio You project, run by three volunteers, Elle, Emma and Jake from the UK, was a great project – it took place during July 2018 and is bound to resume … Continue reading Radio You!
That morning K., an 18 year old asylum seeker from Afghanistan was rude to M., a 21 year old Syrian refugee who volunteers for Velos. M. was surprised because this … Continue reading Skills sharing activities: IT, employment etc.
A workshop starts in Velos. Two UK volunteers fill the place with colourful crochet threads and young people get really busy with knitting. As I follow them repeating crochet movements and patterns, I catch myself … Continue reading Fates
Velos Youth is a Non-Profit that provides a safer space and a youth service for displaced and disenfranchised young people (aged 16-21). The service operates as community-minded, grassroots layers of … Continue reading About Velos
Velos supported a group of young people for participating in the Exarcheia Champions tournament (that took place during several Wednesdays in Spring). Communities, organisations, etc.) played against each other and … Continue reading Football brings people together!