Registrations in the 4th cycle of the Youth Empowerment and Self-Reliance Program of IRC are now open! ~ Until 31st January

Youth Empowerment and Self-Reliance Program of IRC is coming to its 4th cycle!

The program supports young adults from 18 to 23 years old with a refugee background, who reside in the broader area of Athens in shelters/supported independent living apartments for Unaccompanied Children or in precarious conditions, through their transition to adulthood and autonomy. This is pursued through the services below:


Psychosocial Support

Greek Language Classes (and link to further educational opportunities in typical/non typical education)

Job Counselling (and link to job opportunities)

Guidance on Housing Search

Duration: 6 months

Languages served: English, French, Somali, Farsi, Arabic, Ukrainian

Deadline for registrations: 31 January

The attached flyers in the available languages include a QR code leading to the application form.

To access the application form also click here!

*The program is being implemented in partnership with UNHCR.