Community Psychosocial Workforce (CPW)

Γενικές Πληροφορίες

Ομάδες Πληθυσμού
Προσφυγικός / μεταναστευτικός πληθυσμόςΕπαγγελματίες / εθελοντές
Ημέρες/Ώρες Εξυπηρέτησης
  • 24/7
Γλώσσες Εξυπηρέτησης
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees


Community Psychosocial Support (CPW) is a group of refugees trained in a variety of skills and tools including PFA, Problem Management Plus (PM +) and Peer Support Work – PSW) to provide basic psychosocial support to asylum seekers and refugees in their mother tongue. CPWs are supervised by trained psychologists or social workers and constitute a bridge between the community and professional service providers. Who do CPWs service? The community psychosocial workforce services adult refugees and asylum-seekers who live in ESTIA or are self-accommodated in urban settings in Attica, and are:

  • living with mental health conditions;
  • living with emotional distress related to disability (mental health, physical), social isolation or other specific need;
  • elderly and in need of psychosocial support;
  • vulnerable persons who need extra support in order to develop coping skills.

What do CPWs do?

  • assessment of psychological problems and identification of needs;
  • basic psychosocial support;
  • listening, providing emotional support; introducing coping mechanisms to persons living with disabilities;
  • empowerment of persons with specific needs;
  • self-help sessions;
  • co-facilitate sessions with the Municipality and NGO staff;
  • referral to services and liaison for specialized help if needed.

Where do CPWs work?

  • Individoual sessions at a suitable place at Exarcheia;
  • Online sessions
  • Home visits (when needed it)

Τρόπος Παραπομπής/Συμμετοχής

How to refer beneficiaries for CPW support? Please fill in and send the referral form with the subject: Request for CPW to: [email protected] For further information contact: +30-6932415956



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