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      Social Cooperative Activities for Vulnerable Groups - K.S.D.E.O. "EDRA"
NGO name/title: Social Cooperative Activities for Vulnerable Groups - K.S.D.E.O. "EDRA"
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Starting year of activity: 2000
Brief profile: Our organization is certified with an ISO 9001:2008; it also has an Administrative Efficiency Certification issued by the Hellenic Organization for Standardization and is regulated by the Transparency Register of the European Union (524950719942-02). It is also a member of the National Register of the Private Sector Non Profit Organizations providing social services, as well as in the Special Register of the Voluntary Non Governmental Organizations (09112ΣΥΤ12066041Ν0042).and in the Register of Cultural Organizations of the Ministry of Culture.
It is also a member of distinguished networks such as N.E.F.E.L.E. Network (Network of European Arts Festivals for Mental Health) currently serving as President of the Board, E.N.A.L.M.H. (European Network of Active Living for Mental Health) currently serving as Vice- President of the Board, EUFAMI (European Federation of People with Mental Illness), “ARGO”, the Federation of organizations for the Psycho-social Rehabilitation and Mental Health in Greece, a member of the Federation of Voluntary Non-governmental Organizations of Greece etc

Mental Health
“EDRA” operates two Units of Psychosocial Rehabilitation (Boarding Houses ”Hippocrates I & II”) and two self - supported Living Apartments for people with mental disorders as part of the de-institutionalization project named «PSYCHARGOS».
Mental Retardation
It operates the “Nefeli” Supported Living Residence (S.L.R.) for people with Down syndrome and moderate or severe intellectual disabilities co-occurring with signs of autism.

Child and Family support
“EDRA” has set up in cooperation with local municipalities eight(8) Psychopedagogical Centers in Attica region, which take care of children and adolescents from 3 to 17 years old, facing learning difficulties.
At the same time, “EDRA” operates a Center of Early Attention – Pre-School Level Education named ‘’Chryssalida’’, takingcare of children suffering from various syndromes, aged from 0 to 6 years old. “EDRA”, as well, operates the Childrens’ Cultural Club, which suggests an original idea of combining both cultural education and entertainment for children.
Vulnerable social groups
Our organization is implementing the Programme “Social Structures for Immediate Social Intervention against Poverty” in collaboration with the Municipality of Ilion, under the supervision of the Greek Ministry of Labour. Furthermore, it operates the project “Housing and Re-integration” in Attica Region, which aims at fully integrating the homeless people back to society.

“EDRA” is engaged in several voluntary programmes; it organizes the annual Arts and Mental Health International Festival “ART4MORE”, the “Pan-Attica Sport Event for Mental Health & Disabilities” and other activities. “EDRA” has also developed a Lifelong Learning Center, providing adult educational programmes.
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Sector(s) activity:
People with disabilities
Address: Postal code: 12131
City: Greek state:
Website: www.edra-coop.gr
Contact person:
e-mail: mko.edra@gmail.com fax: 210 5913826