1st Model Volunteer Center for People With Special Needs And Abilities of the Cyclades, in Naoussa of Paros
Information on the 1st Model Volunteer Center for People With Special Needs And Abilities of the Cyclades
Learn about the 1st Model Volunteer Center for People With Special Needs And Abilities of the Cyclades
The 1st Model Volunteer Center for People With Special Needs And Abilities of the Cyclades is the result of the effort and the selfless work offered by anonymous volunteers and it is supported by the Municipal Authorities of Paros.
It meets all the required specifications in order to offer hospitality to people with mobility difficulties, as well as with mental deficiency.
The applied program involves creative activities through programs of expression, recreation, speech exercise, sports, physical education, physiotherapy and psychological support.
The program is applied by a group of selected trainers and scientists, which is composed of a psychologist, a speech therapist, a physiotherapist, a trainer, a dance teacher, a painter, an icon painter, a theatrologist, occupational therapists, a psychologist, a psychiatrist etc.
The goals of the Center are:
- The moral, social and psychological support of the families of people with special needs – abilities
- The creation of a specialized structure, which will contribute in the withdrawal of the cultural and social isolation of the people with special needs who live in Paros and Antiparos
- The provision of cultural stimuli to people with special needs and abilities, expanding their horizons and developing their creativity and sociability
- The society’s awareness about the right way of dealing with the problems of our fellowmen with special needs and understanding them, given the prejudice, and the social exclusion existing in small societies.
Seat of the center: Naoussa of Paros
Tel. +3022284051633, +306973401874
Whoever is interested in the activities of our Center can contact us at the following telephone numbers: +302284051633, +302284051714, +302284051548, +302284028560.
You can also contact us to schedule a friendly appointment with the special scientists of our Center, in order to be informed on its operation and to visit our installations.
The needs of our Center are numerous, such as the construction of a guest house for the children.
The Association of Parents, Guardians and Friends, which is responsible for the operation of the Center would like to thank all the volunteer trainers and watchers and the foreign friends who live in Paros and contribute by offering their precious services without any prospect of profit, as well as all the collaborators, donors and friends for their solidarity and their contribution. Our center has a car with a ramp, which is also available for the transportation of the visitors of Paros.