PRAKSIS is a Greek independent, humanitarian, not for profit, non-governmental organization (NGO), whose main goal is the design, application and implementation of humanitarian programs and medical interventions. PRAKSIS, since 2004 is implementing both developmental programs as well as emergency programs.

PRAKSIS operates both in mainland (Attica, Northern Greece, Patras) as well as in eastern Aegean islands (Samos, Chios and Lesvos), providing health, psychosocial and legal support, via specific premises (Polyclinics in Athens, Thessaloniki, Patras, Day Centers in Athens, Thessaloniki and Piraeus) as also mobile units and outreach teams. Main axes of intervention include advocacy and lobbying, research, prevention and supporting services provision. PRAKSIS’ programs aim at combating social and economic exclusion of vulnerable and marginalized groups, such as Greek poor, homeless, uninsured, economic immigrants, asylum seekers, refugees, unaccompanied and separated children, trafficking survivors, victims of torture, sex workers, children begging in the streets, vulnerable youth, drug users, Roma, HIV seropositive people / PLWHA, Hepatitis B and C patients, LGBQTI+, prisoners and ex-prisoners.

PRAKSIS services include: direct and free of charge primary health care and pharmaceutical provision; basic hygiene services (showers, hygiene kits, clothing, NFIs etc.); psychological support; social support; work counseling and promotion to labor; legal counseling and representation; side supportive services; accommodation facilities; cultural mediation and interpretation; escorting.

Work consultancy and integration in the labour market are integral parts of the support offered to the aforementioned populations, through targeted and individualized activities provided in different services and settings.