Support Centers for Children and Families
«The Smile of the Child» operates a total of 11 Support Centers in the following areas:
- Ilion Attikis
- Maroussi Attikis
At the same time the Organization operates a Product Management and
Distribution Center in Renti, Attiki
(O.K.A.A. Facilities) and a
Product Distribution Center in Nea Makri, Attiki.
The specialized personnel staffing the Support Centers provides families with:
- Material support (food, necessities, school supplies, Christmas packages, Easter packages, clothing, footwear, household appliances, baby products, furniture, etc.)
- Things important for every child (books, games, etc.)
- Psychological support
- Medical support (medical coverage, medical examinations, surgeries etc.)
- Coverage of other needs for children (treatment, lessons, etc.)
And whatever the family in crisis needs in order to stand on its feet with
Families visit the nearest Center for Child and Family Support in their living area and the provision of items is made by appointment in order to absolutely preserve its dignity.
Support Centers offer places for children to play when they accompany their parents.
Insurance of the provided goods
The goods are provided by the Organization by both constant and seasonal mobilization of:
- Associations etc.
Based upon specific needs, lists are published with everything necessary:
- Clothing & footwear
- School supplies
- Specialized equipment (e.g. for infants) etc.
Reception, Storage and Management of products
All products are received at the Support
Centers for Children and Families of the Organization all across Greece or by
the specialized vehicles (refrigerated trucks, etc.) and staff of the
Organization in prearranged delivery areas.
The Organization always provides a detailed delivery note and a thank you letter to the individual, company or organization.
Storage and Management of the Products
The goods are stocked and managed in the
Organization’s Support Centers.
All storage areas comply fully with the health and safety standards for the collection, storage and distribution of goods.
Transfer of the Products
«The Smile of the Child»
disposes vehicles that meet all the health and safety specifications for the
transport of goods (such as refrigerated trucks, specialized refrigerators for
the transportation of medicine etc.).
These vehicles ensure the sufficiency of goods in the Support Centers and the constant flow of products to those families in need with unique criterion the good use of any offer without any wastage.