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 Sunday 15th of September at Aghios Kosmas, where SCI, Greek Forum of Refugees, the Hellenic Red Cross and Velos Youth took part in a football … 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 their art sharing workshop they initiated discussions around music and classical artists. Their story-telling workshop was also great fun. The young people drew variations of … Continue reading New activities with SCI
All our usual services are running as normal - come and visit us at our new location: Tzortz Street, Nr. 26. 7th Floor.
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 for wellbeing and growth to young people on the move, in Calais, France, and Athens, Greece. Refugee Youth Service & Velos Youth are places for … 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 experts on. The workshop happened on a relaxed September Friday afternoon and was met with enthusiasm. More to follow!
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 attention to vulnerable youth, which facilitate access to state-run and other established services including protection, asylum, accommodation and education. Within our space a varied program … 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 created a lovely solidarity atmosphere. We even had two teams (with the inspired names Velos 1 and Velos 2)! Velos arranged some practice sessions for … Continue reading Football brings people together!