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Survivor support services
Every survivor can escape abuse. Contact the appropriate agencies for specialized support.

Every survivor can escape abuse if she “unlocks” the power hidden within her. You are not alone on this journey. Contact the appropriate agencies for specialized support. Talk to people you trust.

SOS Hotline 15900

It is a service of the General Secretariat of Family Policy and Gender Equality that enables victims of gender/domestic violence or third parties to communicate on a 24-hour basis (daily, all year round) with specialized staff (psychologists, sociologists, etc.) who will provide them with information and support. There is also the possibility of electronic communication via e-mail at the address

Counseling Centers

The Counseling Centers of the General Secretariat of Family Policy and Gender Equality and Municipalities are structures that provide free services to survivors of gender/domestic violence.

Services include:

  • psychological, legal, and work counseling
  • referral to hostels

Counseling Centers exist in Athens (Syntagma, Omonia), Piraeus, Ioannina, Heraklion of Crete, Thessaloniki, Corfu, Kozani, Komotini, Lamia, Larissa, Mytilini, Patra, Syro and Tripoli. Also, the municipalities of Alexandroupoli, Arta, Veria, Elefsina, Zakyntho, Thebes, Kavala, Kalamata, Karditsa, Kefalonia, Kastoria, Katerinis, Keratsini-Drapetsona, Corinthos, Kos, Peristeri, Preveza, Pyrgos, Rethymno, Rhodes, Serres, Trikkaia, Florina, Filis, Chalandri, Chalkidea and Chios have Counseling Centers. Addresses and contact numbers can be found here:

Diotima Center

The following services are free of charge for Greek and immigrant women survivors, and residents of the regions of Attica and Samos:

  • short-term psychosocial support
  • legal advice and legal representation, including covering court costs

The above services are also provided to refugee survivors of gender-based violence residing in Athens, Thessaloniki, Lesvos, and Samos.

For more information, you can contact the Centre daily 10-2 pm at 2103244380 or send a message at

We note that the services provided may change from time to time as they depend on existing funding.

Unlock your power

During the period of quarantine, women living in violent relationships are the most threatened. Every survivor can escape abuse if they “unlock” the power hidden within them. All women have the right to safety, justice, freedom; to a life free of violence.

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