As a safe space for young people, Velos Youth aims to support those who visit us holistically. For many, we are a "home away from home" and a place to escape. However, we recognise how important support and guidance on material and procedural matters is too! Our Youth Work team aims to provide the support … Continue reading Receiving support at Velos
Scroll down for Greek Given the complex needs of young displaced persons in Athens, a holistic approach to transitioning to adulthood and integration is essential. Velos Youth has recently secured funding from the European Program for Integration and Migration in order to enhance those areas of its program that are closely linked to this. In … Continue reading Transitioning to Adulthood: A Path to Autonomy and Self-Reliance
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 be sustained and even further developed in our daily Velos activities. ‘Monopati’, meaning ‘footpath’ in Greek, promoted and facilitated engagement and access to formal and … Continue reading Wrapping up the pilot period of ‘Monopati’ – The foundations of learning in Velos
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 was by no means typical of K. and sat with him. He soon sensed that M. was very stressed because he had just turned 18 … Continue reading Skills sharing activities: IT, employment etc.