The Utility of the Municipality of Piraeus (KODEP) was established in 2011 with the completion of the merging process of the utilities of the Municipal Corporation
For the Integration and Aid of Foreign Citizens of Piraeus and the Public Utility of Social Wellfare, and it is a Legal Entity operating under the Private Law.
KODEP is subsidized for specific actions designed to organize the functions or activities and the provision of services related to the responsibilities of the Municipality of Piraeus that have been assigned by it, under the Biennial Program.
The purpose of the Utility is the care of all social problems of the citizens and residents within the administrative boundaries of the Municipality of Piraeus. Further detailed key pillars of the utility are:
- the care for the economically and socially weaker citizens,
- the clothing of those in need and of the homeless citizens or residents,
- the provision of public information regarding the issues of health and prevention , as well as
- the implementation of policies and actions aimed at the care and support of vulnerable social groups.