In 1973, E.G.N.Y.A. established in Kifissia the “SPECIAL EDUCATION CENTER” for the care, education and employment of People with Mental Disabilities.
In 1980, in Nea Erythrea the “SPECIAL TREATMENT HOME” was launched, where the above activities were transferred, but mainly this was the first boarding school for People with Mental Disabilities in Attica.
In 1986, in Kiteza of Lagonissi E.G.N.Y.A. founded the Center of Social Care for People with Mental Disabilities “STEGI”. It was established on an area of 25 acres and the construction was initiated with 55% funding from European Union and 45% from the Greek State. The project was finished in 1995.
In this new center the “SPECIAL TREATMENT HOME” was moved. In “STEGI”, E.G.N.Y.A. treats, employs in various workshops, houses and takes care of the psychosomatic health of People with Mental Disabilities and supports their families.
WHAT WE OFFER
Semi-autonomous living for up to 60 People with Mental Disabilities.Training in a variety of areas of expertise and employment for those who cannot be trained.
Promotion in the job market or to alternative forms of employment for those having the possibilities.
Advisory Support for the mentally disabled, families and parents in the Eastern Attica area.
In case of illness or any parent’s disability we provide short term semi-autonomous living for EGNYA’s members mentally disabled children or certified disabled from the Special Scientific Committee of EGNYA which reside in the nearby Municipalities and Communities.
Taking innovative and research programs, within existing possibilities (personnel-means) of E.G.N.Y.A..