Support Foundation was founded with a vision to work for the mental and physical well-being of people from different areas of society irrespective of age, sex, or religion.
Their programmes of operation are:
“Disha” (Direction): Disha provides aid in urban city slum areas, giving informal education to the mentally delayed and the physically disabled, including motor skills development, music & play therapy and psychological evaluation.
“Aao Baat Kare” (Let’s Talk): Aao Baat Kare is a programme providing individual and group counselling sessions by experienced psychiatric counsellors, on ‘taboo’ topics such as abuse, sexuality, disability, etc.
“Aarogya” (Health): Aarogya provides free medical care to the slum area in which Disha Centre is located. Services include those of general physicians, psychiatrists, gynaecologists, physiotherapists and orthopaedic doctors.
Support Foundation spreads awareness and fights stigma and discrimination within society. It enables the people seeking aid to become self-sufficient and lead dignified lives.
The Board of Support Foundation comprises individuals with vast experience in psychiatry and social work, and it also has an Advisory Board with consultants from the fields of psychiatry, medicine and journalism.
Source : Audit Report 2013
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