Pedopolis “Agia Varvara”

Operating support and equipment
A part of the Foster Care Institution Support Program.

The grant includes the purchase of hotel equipment and electrical appliances, and the hiring of a psychologist and a social worker for one year.

Pedopolis “Agia Varvara” (St. Barbaba Children’s Town) was founded in 1949, under the name “Pedopolis – Vocational School Aghia Varvara”. It is a public institution, which comes under the jurisdiction of the 1st Regional Healthcare Administration of Attica. It is managed by a five-member Board of Directors, whose members are selected by the Minister of Health & Social Solidarity.

The Center’s mission is to provide care, education and training for unprotected children without a family. It currently accommodates 30 girls, ages 12-18 years old.