The Immigrant Integration Center (KEM) of the Municipality of Athens functions as a local reference point for the provision of specialized services – psychosocial support, legal counseling and information on social rights – to third country nationals (immigrants and beneficiaries of international protection) in order to improve living standards. and their social inclusion.
Intercultural activities are also organized with emphasis on the organization of theatrical and other artistic activities for children and young people of refugee origin, third country citizens and Greeks.
In detail, the services provided to KEM are the following:
Social inclusion actions for adults:
Preparatory seminars for the examinations for acquiring Greek citizenship
The award-winning Greek writer Soti Triantafyllou, the Theater of Changes, and other collaborators voluntarily offer to refugees and immigrants, in the framework of their cooperation with the Municipality of Athens and the KEM, preparatory seminars for the exams for the acquisition of Greek citizenship.
The seminars for the preparation for the Certificate of Proficiency for Naturalization are offered free of charge and are conducted online in two-hour weekly courses (at least 20).
Applications for the preparatory seminars for the examinations for the acquisition of Greek citizenship are made electronically all year round and a waiting list is kept. Those interested in participating in the seminars can send an email to [email protected] to obtain the application.
The services of the Immigrant Integration Center operate only by appointment, observing the necessary protection measures. KEM is open to the public daily 9 am-5pm and make an appointment by calling 2132082998.
Applications for Greek, English and Informatics courses for adults are made every Tuesday and Thursday 10am to 1pm on the 4th floor of KEM (Maizonos 45, Metaxourgio). For information call: 2105246722.
To book a Vocational Counseling appointment, call 210 5249704 (Monday and Thursday, 8 am-2pm) or visit the KEM office (Maizonos 45, 3rd floor).