Workshop Panagia Eleousa
“Panagia Eleousa” was founded in 1990, under the initiative of Mrs. Maria Tsoutsou, a mother of an intellectually disabled boy and with the help of many distinguished citizens of Messolonghi and Agrinio cities. It is a Charitable Society, a Private Law Legal Entity, a non-for-profit organisation of social and public interest and it is under the aegis and the inspection of the Ministry of Labour, Social Insurance and Social Welfare and of the Region of Western Greece. The Organization is administered by a seven-member Board of Directors and a three-member Auditing Committee- the members of both of them have been volunteers for 25 years.
“PANAGIA ELEOUSA”, having 49 highly qualified employees, provides training, counseling, psychological support, lifelong education and care to 136 people, with mild or severe/profound intellectual disability and related disabilities: kinetic disabilities, sensory impairments, speech disorders, slight psychiatric disorders, autism, Down Syndrome etc., aged over fifteen years coming from the whole prefecture of Etoloakarnania, who are educated, free of any charge.