Disability Support Office

Address: 70 Sofokleous & Pireos streets

Telephone: 210 5242733

Fax: 210 5242733

E-mail: amea@cityofathens.gr

The office's role and responsibilities comprise the following:

  • Provision of services for the support of disabled persons and their families during emergency situations and utilization of the Counselling Section
  • Implementation of programmes concerning disabled persons in collaboration with municipal agencies and services
  • Implementation of programmes at the municipality's recreational, entertainment and cultural venues
  • Gathering of information to enable the Office to act as an Information and Referral Centre which cooperates with competent agencies, bodies and services
  • Advising competent services on major issues such as parking areas for disabled drivers, special signals and audio signals etc
  • Collaboration with agencies and competent Ministries on accessibility in the workplace
  • Support of initiatives
  • Promoting relations with Athens citizens
  • Cultural intervention programmes for disabled persons and their families
  • Organisation of information seminars and participation in seminars and conferences (related to Disability - Accessibility - Public Awareness etc)
  • Traineeships - Fieldwork (for students of Training Centres for the Disabled)
  • Collaboration with agencies which implement European Union programmes relating to disabled individuals
  • Advising competent agencies on accessibility for the disabled to workplace areas, educational centres and cultural venues
  • Confronting the specific problems faced by disabled individuals

Its goals comprise the following:

  • Promotion of equal opportunities and social cohesion
  • Fighting discrimination
  • Promoting employment
  • Facilitating accessibility
  • Raising public awareness and encouraging community involvement

Disabled Persons Agencies Database

The City of Athens Disability Support Office has documented agencies and services, special schools, training centres, disabled individuals association etc and has created a "Disabled Persons Agencies Database" in digital format, to effectively inform citizens. Database figures are constantly updated.

Contact

Athens City Hall
63A Athinas St, Kotzia Square, Athens 10552, Greece
Tel: +30 210 3722001
Administration Building
22 Liossion St, Athens 10438
Tel: 1595

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