General Info

Workshop “Panagia Eleousa”
Country: Greece
Name of EPR Director: Dimitrios Chimariotis
Name of EPR Centre Coordinator: Mina Kyziridi, Transnational Relations Officer,


Mission & Vision

The Workshop “Panagia Eleousa” provides vocational training, special education, counselling-psychological support, life-long training and care, therapeutic programmes, socialization programmes and supported living for people with intellectual and associated disabilities. With the continuous, comprehensive and innovative approaches, we work for the improvement of life quality of people with intellectual disabilities and their families. In addition, by organising various activities we make efforts to raise awareness of disability issues in order to achieve the social acceptance and integration for the service users.
We anticipate that the Workshop “Panagia Eleousa” will continue to operate using the principles of EQUASS Excellence and evolve into a leading Social Rehabilitation Centre in Europe. We envisage the equal and fair participation of our service users with intellectual disabilities in the society, promoting a person-centered approach. We also envisage a social Welfare-State distinguished by solidarity and Social Justice.


Target group(s)

People over 15 years old with severe or mild intellectual disability and related disabilities (kinetic disabilities, sensory impairments, speech disorders, slight psychiatric disorders, autism, Down Syndrome, etc).


Areas of Expertise

  • Vocational Education and Training (VET)
  • Person-centredness and co-production
  • Quality of life
  • Quality of service


Areas of excellence and innovative services

  • Raising awareness in society
  • Commitment of the staff
  • Quality of services
  • Person-centered approach



Workshop of Special Vocational Training and Rehabilitation “PANAGIA ELEOUSA”
Messolonghi (Cyprus & Arc.Damaskinos- P.C. 30200)
/Agrinio (Psilogefiro P.C.30100)
Prefecture of Etoloakarnania