HOPE PSYCHIATRIC REHABILITATION SHELTER FOR WOMEN (MI) @ EGMORE
ABOUT THE PROJECTS
Hope Psychiatric Rehabilitation Shelter for Women (MI) is a unit of HOPE PUBLIC CHARITABLE TRUST, which saw the light on September 1 2020. The home has started exclusively for women who are abandoned and homeless and has psychosocial problems. This vulnerable population is brought under one shelter with a motto to uplift them and develop their cognitive behavior. There are almost above 25 residents who belong to various age groups with different disorders and psychosocial problems. They are given proper care and facilities by the caretakers. The home is located in the heart of Chennai city, Egmore, where it is surrounded by many significant government institutions and offices. Most of the residents here are referred by ‘Greater Chennai Corporation’ (GCC). They are being rescued and brought in to the shelter from various parts of Chennai city.
AIM / MOTIVE OF THE PROJECT
The organization’s mission is to accomplish the goal of providing shelter to homeless abandoned women who has psychosocial behavioral problems. In short, Hope’s mission is to provide support and ‘Hope’ to hopeless women (MI). We can see women still as a vulnerable group in the society. Specifically when it comes to women with special needs and women with mental illness, they are considered as a stigmatic group. Therefore, as a women with a capability to work for their welfare, Dr. V. Nagarani, Director and Founder of Hope Public Charitable Trust, took the initiative to start this psychiatric rehabilitation shelter home, with the support of GCC to start this project.