Greece: Asylum Seekers in Abysmal Conditions on Islands. Groups Press Tsipras for Transfers to Mainland

(Athens, October 23, 2017) – Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras should end the Greek government’s “containment policy” of confining asylum seekers to the Aegean islands, 19 human rights and humanitarian aid organizations said in an open letter released today. Thousands of people, including very young children, single or pregnant women, and people with physical disabilities, are […]

SolidarityNow Refugee Team… Runs with Heart and Solidarity at the 6th International Thessaloniki Night Half-Marathon

#SolidarityNow_Refugee_Team participates in the *6th International Thessaloniki Night Marathon. Following the participation at last year’s Athens Classic Marathon, with the first group of refugees in the history of the Marathon, this year more than 20 refugees and immigrants –beneficiaries of the organization’s from the **Accommodation project and the ***Blue Refugee Center (BRC), along with SolidarityNow’s […]


Mr. Epaminondas Farmakis has submitted his resignation from the position of General Manager of SOLIDARITYNOW as at this date, to pursue new professional challenges. The Association, through the President of the Board of Directors, Mr. Stylianos Zavvos, has accepted his decision, with effect from October 10th, 2017. Mr. Farmakis occupied the position of General Manager […]

Over 50% of refugee-children in SolidarityNow programs are going to school!

“Education has no boundaries; education is not related to language and it is an inalienable human right. It is indeed a right of all children” *  Athens, September 28, 2017 Approximately 160 out of the 282 refugee children hosted today in the SolidarityNow Housing programs have been smoothly integrated into the education system and have […]

“Solidarity Homes” by SolidarityNow: SolidarityNow and Help Refugees partner in pioneering housing project for recognised refugee and local families threatened with street homelessness

One step closer to social integration and acceptance Athens, September 20th, 2017 In June 2017, SolidarityNow, in partnership with Help Refugees launched a pilot housing program for vulnerable population groups titled “Solidarity Homes”. The pilot offers accommodation to refugee families and actively promotes their integration to Greek society. It also supports vulnerable local families facing […]

Joint Press Release about the violent incidents in Moria, Lesvos

On 28 November 2016 due to the accident in Moria’s camp that took the  lives of two refugees, SolidarityNow and 22 other organizations made a joint statement about the living conditions and safety rules in the refugee camps around the country. We express our deepest concern in relation to the information, complaints and testimonies about […]

Solidarity has found its home!

Outcomes in Numbers: SolidarityNow achievements in Providing Accommodation to Asylum Seekers and Relocation Candidates  SolidarityNow is actively involved in addressing the issue of refugees’ and asylum seekers’ accommodation in our country, based on the principles of human dignity and respect, having provided hosting and accommodation to more than 4,400 people of concern -among them more […]