KMOP

KMOP' headquarters are located in Athens, Greece. We also have offices in the following cities:

  • Greece: Thessaloniki, Komotini, Patra, Xanthi, Alexandroupoli, Chalkida
  • Kosovo: Pristina
  • FYROM: Skopje

These offices support the implementation of KMOP's projects in the respective countries and regions.

Besides its offices, KMOP runs three CARE HOMES for persons with mental illness, namely 'Kalypso', 'Alkyonis' and 'Prooptiki', as well as a DAY CARE CENTER for people with less severe mental disorders, namely 'Ariadni'. All 4 structures were established in 2004 - as part of the de-institutionalisation reform that took place in Greece - and have been in constant operation ever since.

'Prooptiki' Care Home is located in the town of Xylocastro, in the north-eastern region of the Peloponnese. The Care Home offers individuals suffering from severe mental disorders residential care in an inclusive environment with around the clock supervision and support by a wide range of specialised personnel, including a psychiatrist, a psychologist, a social worker, a nurse, and a mental health worker. Prooptiki Care Home has a surface of 891 sqm, and it accommodates 15 individuals.

'Alkyonis' Care Home is located in Kapandriti, in the region of Attica. The Care Home offers individuals suffering from mental disorders residential care in an inclusive environment with around the clock supervision and support by a wide range of specialised personnel, including a psychiatrist, a psychologist, a social worker, a nurse, and a mental health worker. Alkyonis Care Home also provides complentary facilities within its premises (e.g. a small farm). It has a surface of 490 sqm and it accommodates 15 residents.

'Kalypso' Care Home is also located in Kapandriti, in the region of Attica. The Care Home offers individuals suffering from mental disorders residential care in an inclusive environment with around the clock supervision and support by a wide range of specialised personnel, including a psychiatrist, a psychologist, a social worker, a nurse, and a mental health worker. It has a surface of 397 sqm and it accommodates 15 residents.

'Ariadni' Day Care Center is located in Piraeus, in the Region of Attica. It offers support to people, aged between 20 and 50 years old, with moderate but chronic mental disorders that are facing social exclusion and marginalisation.

In the premises of Ariadni (420 sqm in total) there is also the IANOS Mask Museum, which hosts a collection of impressive masks from around the world. The operation of the Museum contributes to the social inclusion of Ariadni's beneficiaries, as it facilitates their interaction with the local community and other groups that regularly visit the Museum to view the mask collection and learn about the masks' history.