SPAVO operates programmes to prevent and address the
phenomenon of domestic violence, as well as telephone services for children and
In the beginning (1988), we firstly established a
crisis center and subsequently (1997) a shelter for battered women and their
children. Towards the end of 2007 we introduced and incorporated the
therapeutic program “Love without Hurt”. In addition, the Prevention Department
of our Association operating through organizing and performing various annual
activities such as educational seminars, lectures, awareness campaigns (8th
of March celebrations, the Official 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence
Finally, since 2012, our Association, with the
collaboration of the Organization Hope for Children, operates the European
Phone Lines for children’s and teenagers’ support (116 111) and for children’s
disappearances (116 000).
Detailed information for each programme can be found
by clicking on the title of each program.