The Directorate of Social Solidarity & Health of the Municipality of Athens implements the Social Policy program of the Municipality of Athens, which consists of three main modules.
The first "Fighting extreme poverty" refers to the policies of the Municipality for securing the primary needs of man (food, housing, labor market integration). The second section "Social discrimination - Defense of rights" includes the policies of the Municipality towards vulnerable populations (immigrants, refugees, deputies), policies to combat discrimination based on disability or gender identity, as well as policies to promote gender equality in all municipal policies. The third section "Health and Social Care" includes the policies of the Municipality for the promotion of health with emphasis on prevention, the provision of services at home and the operation of the Senior Citizen Clubs as a structure for the support of social cohesion in the neighborhoods of Athens.
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