In 1988, parents from the community of Heraklion, Crete found the "Union Of Parents, Foster Parents and Friends of Persons with Learning Difficulties". In 1991, the Union begin to operate the "Centre For Persons With Learning Difficulties - Zoodohos Pigi" in a 300 sq.m. building, rendered by the Greek Telecom, in Nea Alikarnassos, Heraklion.
Currently Zoodohos Pigi ("The Fountain Of Life") renders its services to about 50 persons with autism or/and learning difficulties and their families.
Zoodohos Pigi is a non-profit, private charity organization and complies with the continuing assessment and monitoring from the Ministries of Health, Labour and Welfare.