The mission at the camp is to provide psychosocial support to youth and children in a sustainable, dignified, respectful and empowering manner. Presently, at the Ritsona refugee camp Lighthouse Relief is running two programmes:
a) The Child Friendly Space (CFS): a space where Lighthouse Relief offers informal educational and learning opportunities through arts, crafts and sport activities and
b) Youth Engagement Space (YES): a youth – led safe space where Lighthouse Relief offers life skills training sessions and workshops, as well as informal educational opportunities through sport, music and arts.
The objective of Lighthouse Relief ’s work and this project is to continue and advance on-going psychosocial support by providing a structured opportunity for peer to peer support, social interaction, learning and play to children and youth living in the Ritsona Long Term Accommodation Center, Greece, close to Chalkida.