On going

Network of social structures to combat poverty in the Municipality of Pavlos Melas

In recent years, social and economic developments have caused aggravation of social problems. Large parts of the population led to unemployment or underemployment. They live in poverty, face homelessness, excluded from public health, isolated and marginalized .

These new conditions invite the local community to meet the challenges and to actively participate in solving critical problems by taking a more active role and utilizing opportunities for the benefit of all.

Towards this direction within the project “Network of social structures to combat poverty in the Municipality of Pavlos Melas”, Arsis NGO in cooperation with the Municipality of Pavlos Melas make the creation of six social structures , which are: the Social Grocery, the Social Pharmacy, the Soup Kitchen Service, the Public Kitchen Garden, the Intermediation Office and the Time Bank.

Network for social inclusion and labor market integration

Support for ex-prisoners entering the labor market and establishing KOINSEP.

01/07/2012 – 30/06/2014

Other Partners: Epanodos, Municipality of Korydallos, KEK APOPSI, Network for Employment & Social Care, PESYDAP, Ηellenic Μanagement Αssociation

Funding: Greek Ministry of Labor and Social Security


Merlino – Towards a juvenile delinquency prevention policy

Implementation of social research with innovative analytical methodology for the risk and protective factors of juvenile delinquency.


The project Mario aims at improving the level of protection of  of unaccompanied immigrant minors who are vulnerable to  to trafficking for economic exploitation.