Alkioni is a Non-profit organization approved by the Ministry of Health and Welfare. Alkioni specializes in matters of people with special needs since 2003 within the greater region of Nafpaktos.  The organization was founded by parents and guardians of people with special needs in collaboration with people and entities sensitized in similar social issues within the region. It is housed in a neoclassical building in the centre of Nafpaktos granted by the Ministry of Health and Welfare and renovated by “Stavros Niarchos” Foundation.

In this building Alkioni also runs the Support Home program as well as the Employment, Training andSupportDailyCenter.  The Support Home guests nine adults with special needs and it is funded by ESPA. The Center was founded in2009 inorder to ensure quality of life and equal opportunities. The Centre’s purpose is carried out through educational and professional workshops that include the following activities: jewellery and handcrafts workshop, cooking lessons, pottery, gardening, computers, dramatic play, home economics, excursions, etc. The operation of the Centre is supported by specialized professionals but also by volunteers.

More information regarding N.G.O. Alkioni and its projects you may find in the following link,