Emfasis Foundation

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About Us

Emfasis was founded to address the holistic needs of all vulnerable and socially excluded groups in need of social, psychological , family support using the principles of Social Street Working as its main way of approach and identification of such groups. It also offers advisory support whilst devising a full care programme for each case.

Emfasis is divided in 3 cells:

  • Social street work
  • Social services
  • Special projects

All run by Greek professionals, specialists and volunteers based at the Greek capital, Athens.

Emfasis Social Street Work operates on a neighborhood level, or at areas where it has been identified that there are vulnerable “pockets” of population.

Emfasis applies a personal approach when assessing the essential individual requirements of the person in need – seeking fist to restitute his/her dignity, and provide adequate social, emotional and human support

Emfasis supports any individual in need irrespective of age or race and is committed to:

  • a non-judgmental approach and anti-discriminatory practices
  • respect for discretion and confidentiality
  • adapting constantly
  • act effectively and efficiently without being bogged down to bureaucracy and excessive planning

Emfasis is a non profit organisation relying entirely on private and individual funding.


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