Community Centers of the Prefecture of Messinia
The Community Centers are structures designed by the Ministry of Labor, Social Security and Social Solidarity, established in Municipalities and funded by the European Fund under the Regional Operational Programs of the NSRF 2014-2020.
They are the first point of contact of the citizen with the Social Service of each Municipality. From there the citizen is informed about the benefits he is entitled to (KEA, Welfare benefits, Housing Allowance, etc.), all institutions, services and programs that provide him with social care of any kind at the level of Municipality, Region or Territory.
Regarding the KEA, Housing, Disability & Birth Allowances (new application or extension / renewal):
- Municipality of Kalamata: 2721360651, 2721360653
- Municipalities of West Mani, Messina, Oichalia, Pylos-Nestoros, Trifylia: 2721360650, 2721360652
TO WHOM IS THE COMMUNITY CENTER OF MESSINIA PREFECTURE ADDRESSED?
The Community Center of the Prefecture of Messinia can apply to all citizens of the area who face a social problem themselves or their family members (unemployment, financial weakness, homelessness, living problems due to disability or old age) and need the assistance of the State.
WHAT SERVICES DOES THE COMMUNITY CENTER OF MESSINIA PREFECTURE PROVIDE
The Community Center of the Prefecture of Messinia provides information and referral for welfare and social inclusion programs (local, regional, national).
They also provide psychosocial support and counseling services as well as organizing events with educational, informative and social content [e.g. Free provision of shoes in collaboration with the TOMS Company and the Association “Together for the Child”, Roma Vaccinations in collaboration with the NGO. “Health for all”, Experiential employment actions in the schools of the Prefecture of Messinia, Weekly (Friday from 13:00 pm to 14:15 pm) interactive employment of minor patients at the Pediatric Clinic of the General Hospital of Kalamata].
In addition, the Community Center of the Prefecture of Messinia can address Roma and / or Immigrant populations for more specialized services (Protection of Victims of Trafficking) as an executive of the Community Center has been appointed to manage the special needs of these populations (Kalamata City Hall, Building B). : 1.30, tel: 2721360653).
WHERE IS THE COMMUNITY CENTER OF MESSINIA PREFECTURE
The Community Center of the Prefecture of Messinia is based in the Municipality of Kalamata and is staffed by two (2) PE Psychologists, three (3) TE Social Workers and one (1) DE Guide.
The Community Center of the Prefecture of Messinia also has a Mobile Unit that regularly and periodically visits the Municipalities of the Prefecture of Messinia (outside the seat of the Municipality of Kalamata) to serve the needs of the citizens of the Municipalities of West Mani (KEP Kampos), Messina (Messalia City Hall) (Cultural Center “Maria Callas”, Meligalas), Pylos-Nestoros (Soulinariou Friendship Club – former KAPI) and Trifylia (Filiatra Friendship Club – former KAPI).
Kalamata City Hall, Athens 99, PC 24134
Building B, Welfare Department, Ground Floor, Office: 1.28 & 1.30, tel: 2721360650, 651, 652, 653