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The NGOs below are involved with the physically-challenged. The mobility impairment could be due to polio, paralysis, accident, amputation, birth defect, multiple sclerosis, parkinson's disease, cerebral palsy, muscular dystrophy, arthritis, stroke or spina bifida.
NGOs also provide counselling, early intervention, adaptive training, living skills training, vocational training, economic rehabilitation, social integration.

41 Organisations for the Physically  Challenged in Mumbai

All India Institute Of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (AIIPMR)  
Haji Ali Park
Keshavrao khadye Marg
(Opp. Willingdon Sports Club)
Mumbai  400034
Karmayogi: Ms. Jyothi, Officer 
Tel: 24964331/32/40/41
Notes: It is a government sponsored institute under Ministry of Health and Family Welfare which operates as a  treatment, training, research centre in the field of rehabilitation of the physically handicapped. In patients and out patient facilities include orthopaedic appliances, vocational training and guidance.
Also see:

Anusuya Society For Equal Opportunities For The Handicapped

Kannamwar Nagar #1 
Vikhroli (E)
Mumbai 400083

Apang Maitree 
2/21 Devendu Society
Mith Bandar Road 
Thane (E) - 400603 
Tel:  25328288

Apang Maitree 
Gala no. 9 
Kavi Keshavsut flyover 
(opp. Dadar (w) Railway station) 
Tel: 24389156
Karmayogi: Mr. Chandrakant Kalvint, Secretary 
Notes: Established 1977, by and for disabled, working for hearing, mentally, visually, multiple  orthopaedically handicapped, covering medical, education, economic, resources sectors. Also holds camps. 

Behind Austin Gracious Office
Marve Road
Malad (W)
Mumbai - 400095
Karmayogi: Mr. Diwan Shah
Tel: 28896562 / 28807562 / 28818406 
Notes: Established in 2002. Aim is to install and develop self confidence among the disabled and to remove doubt in their own capabilities so that they can become self employed, self dependent, self respected, and live a normal life. Mr. Diwan Shah is 60% disabled. 

Astitva Prahladrai Kagzi Institute For Handicapped
Plot No. 8, M.I.D.C. Phase 1
Kalyan Road
Dombivli (E)
Thane 421203
Karmayogi: Ms. Radika Gupta, Principal
Tel: 22471358
Notes: Established in 1983, 73 students (47 boys and 26 girls) age 4 -18 yrs. Working for physical, mentally handicapped children and hearing impaired. Teaching and training through modern aids, rehabilitation.

Cheshire Home
Bethlehem House
Mahakali Road
(Opp. Canossa Convent)
Mumbai 400093 
Karmayogi: Sr. Pushpa, Sister in Charge
                Mr. Kirpalani, Secretary 
Tel: 28324515 
Notes:The home provides permanent shelter and care for poor or low income men permanent physical disability. It was started after World War II for the disabled Ex-Service men. capacity for 850 persons. Services include caring & rehabilitation. 

Community Outreach Programme (CORP)
Methodist Centre 
21 YMCA Road 
Mumbai - 400008 
Karmayogi : Ms. Rosamma George, Bishop Sampath Kumar
Tel: 23086789
Fax : 23073406
Notes: Registered in 1977 CORP focuses on serving the poor and the underprivileged of urban and rural communities through integrated development programmes. It aims to stimulate self-reliance and self  -development in these people through promotion of education, awareness, health and income generation programmes. It also organises various programmes for children. These programmes and services include creches, day care centres, pre-school and non-formal education and sponsorship programmes. CORP also runs a centre for the handicapped and caters to the educational and medical needs of the deaf and orthopeadically handicapped. 

Fellowship of the Physically Handicapped (FPH) 
F. P. H. Building 
Lala Lajpatrai Marg
Haji Ali 
Mumbai - 400034 
Karmayogi: Ms. Sudha Pandit, Executive secretary 
Tel: 24938476, 24938490 
Fax: 24963968
Notes: FPH provides vocational training to 150 to 200 orthopaedically handicapped 18 - 40 years in tailoring, printing, carpentry, machine shop and computers. Also provides free mid day meals. Also make products for sales.  

Indian Society For The Rehabilitation Of Handicapped 
Urveshi bldg. Flat no 602
off sayani rd.
Mumbai 400025
Karmayogi:  Dr. W.G. Ramarao
                Dr. Tara Ramarao
Tel: 2430 6883

Lok Seva Sangam
D/1 Evarard Nagar
Sion - Chembur Highway
Mumbai - 400022

MBA Foundation 
Gods' Heavens Bldg.
Crystal Palace Complex
Mumbai 400076
Karmayogi: Mr. C R Balasubramanian, Chairman 
Tel: 28576972 / 9322838879 
Fax: 28574456  
Notes: Established in December 2001, provides life care for the disabled persons through employment. Activities like assessment, occupation, counselling for parents and beneficiaries, therapy - speech, physio, group, occupational, value adding, relaxation activities and care services; Day care & residential care - both personal & hygiene, for persons with different disabilities like cerebral palsy, muscular dystrophy, hyperactivity, dyslexia, multiple disabilities, visually impaired, mentally challenged.

Mouth and Foot Painting Artists Association (MFPA)
Maker Bhavan No. 1 2nd Floor
1 New Marine Lines
Mumbai 400020
Karmayogi: Mr. Girish Kabra
Tel: 2262666/ 77 /88/ 99

Mr. Madhav Sakhare 
Managed By : Hindustan Remedies 
211  Anik Court
BL-18 RD # 5 Shivaji Park
Mahim (W)
Tel: 24461355 
E-mail : 
Notes: We are in orthopedic appliance manufacturing as a OEM 

Muscular Dystrophy Society 
'Ratnakar' 2nd Floor 
Narayan Dabholkar Road
Malabar Hill 
Mumbai 400006 
Karmayogi: Dr. Khadilkar - Bombay Hospital
                Dr. Anil Desai - Jaslok Hospital
                Ms. Bharati Chhabria
Tel:  22090227, 22067676 Extn:359, 24933333, 23753875 
Fax: 23642002 
Notes: Founded in 1973 to give cheer to the afflicted as there is no treatment available. the society has concentrated on improving their life style, increase their ability to stand and walk for more number of years. Muscular dystrophy is an inherited disease. It is characterized by progressive weakness of the muscles which control movement. There are a variety of dystrophies and the inheritance pattern varies with each type. Most of the dystrophies affect young children. the major forms of muscular dystrophy include myotonic, duchenne, becker, limb-girdle, facioscapulohumeral, congenital, oculopharyngeal, distal and emery-dreifuss. 
Nagpada Neighbourhood House 
Sophia Zuber Road
Mumbai - 400008

National Organisation Of Disabled Artists
1/B-Ganesh Park
Bajiprabhu Deshpande Marg
Ambernath (E)
Thane  421501
Karmayogi: Mr. Kishor L. Gohil, Secretary 
Tel: 0251-2600962, 9323701981 
Notes:Established in 2000, Employment generation through live shows by disabled artists, Conducting entertainment programs for the exposure of disabled artists and promote as per their talent, provide medical assistance to needy, as well as their relatives also provide scholarship for learning in the field of arts. 

National Society For The Welfare Of The Physically Handicapped
Municipal Tenaments
J. B. Marg  
Mumbai 400012 
Tel: 24131262 
Notes: Provides medical treatment and cruches and also trains the disabled to use crutches and do their daily work. It also conducts surgery in rare cases. Radiology department is also available in-house. 

Spastics Society of India

National Resource Centre for Inclusion
Near Afghan Church
Upper Colaba Road
Mumbai - 400005
Karmayogi: Ms. Manju Chattreji, Principal
Tel:  22186813, 22150555
Notes: Established in 1972, total 85 students 

Spastics Society of India
National Resource Centre for Inclusion

Bandra Reclamation
K.C. Marg
Bandra (W)
Mumbai 400050 
Karmayogi: Ms. Sangeeta Jagtiani, Principal
Tel: 26443666 / 88 / 26430703 / 4
Email: ,
Notes: Established in 1985, makes products for sales, having informative publication, library of 7000 books, networks with organisations working towards rehabilitation, including the disabled, cancer and leprosy patients, women and substance abusers. Having a resource centre which is open to the public and an enquiry service which is accessible by letter or telephone, education theraphy, advocacy, counselling, information management, research, training, rehabilitation/disability services, occupational therapy, physiotherapy, speech therapy, materials distribution, materials production, resource centre.

National Society for Equal Opportunities for the Handicapped (NASEOH)

Postal Colony Road,
Mumbai 400071
Karmayogi: Ms. Sudha Balachandra
Tel: 25220224
Fax : 25220225
E-mail : 
Website :   
Notes: Organisation works for all categories of disabilities, providing intervention programmes, integrated education, vocational education and training, placement, advocacy and social awareness, serve disabilities like  amputee, cp/spastic, hearing impaired, leprosy, mentally handicapped, multiply handicapped, orthopedically impaired, visually impaired. services provided advocacy, aids & appliances community based rehabilitation, counseling services, early intervention, job placement, networking, outpatient diagnostic & awareness programs outreach programs in rural areas, parent support group, recreational activities, speech and physiotherapy, vocational training.

Navjeevan Apang Seva Trust
C/o. Mrs. Vidya Agashe
7 Anubhuti Sadan
71 Jai Prakash Nagar
Goregaon (E)
Mumbai 400063

Pragati Pratishthan
Jeevan Chaya Ram Maruti Road,
Thane - 400602
Karmayogi : Mr. Vasant Patwardhan, Chairman
Tel: 25332169, 25331617
Notes:  Rehabilitation of disabled; development of rural and tribal also training for self-employment, focuses on environment conservation through forestation and watershed development. 

Paraplegic Foundation
P. B. 6794 
T-1 Old Barracks
Lokmanya Tilak Municipal General Hospital Compound
Mumbai 400022 
Karmayogi: Ms. Sulabha Warde, President
                Dr. P. M Kedia, Vice President 
Tel: 24076381, 256257576 
Notes: For physically, orthopaedically handicapped. Manages sheltered workshop at Sion hospital and provides job placement, accommodation, special aids, recreational programmes, scholarship schemes to paraplegics and their children. Training centre, sheltered workshop, product sales counters; half-way home, also certre at Airoli.

Rehabilitation Centre for Paraplegics
C/o. Orthopaedic Section
J.J. Hospital
Main Building 2nd Floor
Mumbai 400008

Seth Dhurmal Bajaj Orthopaedic Centre and Research Institute
1st floor
(Opp.Tata Memorial Hospital)
Mumbai 400012
Tel:  24140143

Society for  the Education of the Crippled for Child & Adult (SEC)
Agripada Municipal School Bldg, 
Motlibai Street, 
Mumbai 400011. 
Karmayogi: Ms. Roda Khambatta
Tel.: 23090355 / 23005055
Fax: 23074517

S. E. C. Day School
Municipal School Building
North Avenue
Santa Cruz
Mumbai 400054 
Karmayogi: Mr. Manekji Guldar
Tel: 26462648
Notes: Working in the area of: Physically/Orthopaedically Handicapped, The school has educational programme upto Std.VII in Marathi and Hindi medium. It also provides with subsidised transport, rehabilitation services such as medical consultation, physiotherapy and occupational therapy, counselling services and nutritional programmes. 

S. E. C. Day School
Karmaveer Municipal School 
Dadasaheb Gaikwad Nagar
Mumbai - 400037
Tel: 24076265 

S. E. C. Hospital School
Bai Jerbai Wadia Hospital for Children
Acharya Donde Marg
Mumbai - 400012
Tel: 24129786
Notes: Provides services for long stay patients.

Smile Train

Society For Rehabilitation Of Crippled Children

Children Orthopaedic Hospital
Clarke Road
Haji Ali Park
(Opp. Willingdon Sports Club)
Mumbai 400034 
Tel: 24944032, 24920030, 24944226  
Notes: Working in the area of: Physically/Orthopaedically Handicapped; has a special hospital for treatment of children with orthopaedic conditions, and specialises in the management of polio, cerebral palsy and congenital deformities. It also runs a special school and classes for in and outdoor students in english and local languages. 

Special Employment Exchange for the Physically Handicapped 
Govt. Barrack No. 2
Fore Shore Road
Near Mantralaya
Nariman Point
Mumbai - 400021

Special Employment Exchange for the Physically Handicapped 
Muzafarabad Hall
Proctor Road
Grant Road
Mumbai 400007

Special Employment Exchange for Physically Handicapped
Mercanitile Chambers, 3rdFloor
Graham Road
Ballard Estate
 The Special Employment Officer

St. Paul School
205 Dr Ambedkar Road
Dadar (E)
Mumbai 400 014

132 Maker Tower B 
Cuffe Parade 
Karmayogi: Mr. Ram Agarwal 
Tel: 22181853 
Fax : 22153291 
E-mail : 
Web Site : 
Notes: Master distributors for India and neighbouring countries for QPointer Hands-Free software for complete access and operation of computers using voice commands by persons with upper limb disability or with ailments & unable to use their hands, fingers to work on computer keyboard or mouse, serve disabilities like multiple handicapped, orthopedically impaired, stroke Provides services for aids & appliances, vocational training.

Manoranjan Vachanalaya
Bedekar Hospital

Tender Care
Ling Mahal
Plot No 226
11th Road
Mumbai 400 071
Tel : 25552830/ 25553049

Vijay Merchant Rehabilitation Centre for the Disabled
''Sunderdham', B' Wing Flat No.007, Gr. Flr.
Rambaugh Lane
Borivali (W)
Mumbai 400092
487683, 4379922
Karmayogi: Executive Secretary 

Vijay Merchant, Rehabilitation Centre for the disabled
'A' Wing Mhatre Pen Bldg. 3rd Floor
Senapati Bapat Marg
Dadar (W)  
Mumbai 400 028 
Notes: Provides self employment such as running of telephone booths and fruit stalls and sales jobs. The disabled also work on tailoring orders. 

Vocational Rehabilitation Centre for the Physically Handicapped
A. T. I Campus 
V N. Purav Marg
Sion Trombay Rd.
Mumbai 400022
Tel: 25221707

The Parents 
Managed By : The Parents of the Mentally Handicapped 
4 Madhu Niketan
21 West Avenue
Santa Cruz (W) 
Karmayogi: Dr. H.T Dholakia
Tel: 26484361 
Notes: The Parents has helped the Bombay Municipal Corporation establish a vocational training center for the handicapped in one of its schools. Also provides care for mentally handicapped, orthopaedically impaired

Vissco Rehabilitation Aids Pvt. Ltd.
517 Tulsiani Chambers
Nariman Point
Karmayogi: Mr. Samir Gandhi
Tel: 22049500 / 22840682 / 22852728
Fax: 22029610
Notes: Making rehabilitation aids and hospital facilities 

Updated on 29-June-2005