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The Banyan 
Address
6th Main Road
Mogapair, Eri Scheme
Chennai - 600 037
Tamil Nadu, IN 
Tel
91-44-26530504 
Fax
91-44-2653105 
Email
the_banyan@vsnl.com 
Website
www.thebanyan.org 
Contact
Ms Vandana Gopikumar  
Language
English 
Org. Type
National level NGO 
Activity Sectors
Rehabilitation, Women's issues 
Budget (Rs.)
Twenty Five Lakhs to One Crore (2500000 - 10000000) 
Staff
Full time : 80 / Part time : 0 
Summary
Banyan caters to the needs of mentally ill women. Provides medical services - therapy and rehabilitation. The society aims at enhancing public awareness and de-institutionalisation of mental patients

PROJECTS :

Adaikalam - A Residential Home for the Mentally Challenged Homeless Women in Chennai
Generic ID
Executing Organization
The Banyan
Funding Organization
Region Covered
Tamil Nadu 
Activity Sector(s)
Health, Disability, Human Rights, Women's issues 
Budget (Rs.)
2500000-10000000
Duration
27/08/1998-01/01/1900
Status
On Going
Project Website
Abstract
Adaikalam is the residential care and rehabilitation programme for homeless mentally ill women who are subjected to the worst possible injustices such as physical abuse and threats of divorce. Adaikalam provides psychiatric evaluation, meditation, therapy and a clean, safe, caring environment to such women. Walks, picnics, films and entertainment programmes are regular features of the residents lives. The project is planned to include a community intervention programme and structured awareness programmes.
Language(s)
English (EN)