EPANODOS was created to facilitate released prisoners' community integration with social and professional support.
"All prisoners shall benefit from arrangements designed to assist them in returning back to society following their release"
AIM - OBJECTIVES
Pursuant to the establishing Presidential Decree of EPANODOS, its aim is the vocational training of prisoners and released prisoners, rehabilitation, financial assistance, and preparation and promotion of their overall social reintegration (art. 81 § 2 CN).
Its actions include encouragement, support and utilisation of initiatives of non-profit bodies or voluntary organisations about avoiding social exclusion (art. 2 case c of P.D. 300/2003 [GG Α 256]).
EPANODOS offers its services to released prisoners at its offices, located at No. 28-30 Derigny Street, Victoria (tel. 210-8815904 and 210-8815032).
Particularly, its qualified personnel offers psychosocial support, legal counselling, and employment issues consultation to all visitors. Furthermore, EPANODOS offers assistance during the first days of release (short-length stay in assigned hotels, coupons for restaurant, transportation tickets and phone cards).