The end of September marked the end of the one year pilot period for Monopati project. Even if the pilot period is ending, the foundations set through the project will … Continue reading Wrapping up the pilot period of ‘Monopati’ – The foundations of learning in Velos
The Velos team is growing! Last week, two new volunteers joined us from the UK – Sylvie and Arman! They brought fresh energy in the space and an abundance of … Continue reading Sylvie & Arman join the Velos team!
At Velos our main goal is to be a safe and supportive space for young people in Athens. To help us achieve this, we have created a “Needs List”! We … Continue reading Check out our new Needs List
When it comes to activities and workshop for the young people of Velos, there is nothing better than collaborating with other organisations of Athens! This is exactly what happened on … Continue reading Velos playing football
This week a group of international volunteers from Service Civil International (SCI) delivered a variety of workshops for the young people of Velos Youth. They did an incredible job! During … Continue reading New activities with SCI
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