Hestia Hellas is a U.S-based NGO that supports programs through our partner organization in Athens, Greece.
Our objective is to empower families who have suffered complex trauma to build resiliency and foster healthy coping mechanisms by providing tailored integrative therapies. We take a whole system approach by treating each individual in the family.
Our services are structured around our core values of:
Why We Exist
While existing initiatives address the physical needs of vulnerable communities (housing, food, etc.), societal integration and recovery from trauma are often overlooked. We bridge that gap by providing longer-term help that instills confidence and creates opportunities for the communities we serve while working alongside our partners.
Who We Support
In the words of one of our psychologists: "we support the most traumatized people in the world". Our community members are survivors of torture, sexual and gender-based violence, imprisonment and other forms of complex abuse.
What We Achieve
The populations we serve become community leaders, providing various classes at Hestia to their peers such as teaching, event management and art classes. Returning members at our community center become actively engaged and empowered in the community, lifting the quality of life for their children and broader family.
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