Emergency services

Emergency numbers

European Emergency Service 112

Police: 100
Fire Service: 199
Medical Emergency: 166
Coast Guard: 108

Information and hotlines

Human trafficking resource line

Phone number: 1109

Languages: When you call, you will hear a message played in Greek then English. There are operators available to speak to you in a number of other languages – but you must first press 2 in order to speak to a live call specialist.


General Secretariat for Gender Equality

Phone number: 15900

Languages: English, Greek


Restoring Family Links (Hellenic Red Cross)

Phone number: 210 52 300 43

Opening hours: Mon – Fri: 08:30 – 14:30

Languages: English, French, Greek


Child Protection  (“The Smile of the Child”)

For a child or teenager or if you know a child or teenager who is a victim of abuse, in immediate danger or needs psychological support

Phone number: 1056

Languages: Not all languages are available at all times. People from the hotline might call you back with a translator. The following languages are supported: Arabic, English, Farsi, French

European Hotline for Missing Children Phone number: 116000

European Helpline for Children and Adolescents Phone number: 116111


Suicide risk (Klimaka)

Phone number: 1018

Languages: English, Greek


LGBTI support hotline

Information about support available for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) persons in Greece.

Phone number: 11528

Opening hours: Mon – Fri: 13:00 – 21:00

Languages: English, Greek

French is available on request, some other languages can sometimes be arranged for a follow-up call via Skype. Requests for these Skype calls can be made by email.