Nonprofit organisations involved with Women: Q - Z
Rajasthani Mahila Mandal
12, Krantiveer Vasant Naik Marg
Opp. Sai Baba Nagar
Karmayogi: Ms. Lata Modi
Tel: 23801353, 23861332
Notes: Established on 1965, caters to children women and the elderly.
Runs two primary municipal aided schools and mahila grah udyog which
facilitates women's employment.
Rajachana Krida Shikshan Prasarak
At/ PO: Akallkot
Solapur - 411009
Karmayogi: Mr Sadashiv Rao S Shalke Chairman.
Notes: To provide training to rural women for self employment. To
undertake watershed development and management programmes. To work
for the overall development of children and crafts people.
Rajarambapu Jnana Probhodini
Karmayogi: Shri S D Patil
Tel: 95233 2222668
Notes: To undertake activities for the development of agriculture.
To undertake agricultural intensification programmes. To spread
awareness and unity among the agricultural labourers. To promote
research and to provide training in the filed of agriculture. To
encourage the use of modern technology in the filed of agriculture.
To work for the overall welfare of women and children.
Rambahu Mhalgi Prabodhini
Canchal Smirti Building
G D Ambedkar Road
Mumbai - 400031
Karmayogi: Mr. Vinay Sahasra Budhe
Notes: Training social activist, research in social environment
and services, publish book and booklets organize lectures, seminars,
aid to authors and journalists.
Rashtriya Apang Kalyan
Near Amravati University
Gate No. 3 Mardi Road
Amravati - 444602
Karmayogi: Mr. S V Pokale Secretary, Mr. C V Kaloti
Tel: 95271 2663016, 2662572
Notes: To protest against exploitation of children. To work for
the eradication of child labour. To work for the overall welfare
of women and children.
Seth Motishah Road
Opp Byculla Police Station
Mumbai - 400027
Karmayogi: Ms. Maragaret Sister In Charge (Hostel)
Notes: Offers decent residential accommodation to working women.
Breakfast and dinner are provided.
Research Centre For Women’s Studies
Sir Vithaldas Vidyavihar
Mumbai - 400049
Karmayogi: Dr. Veena Poonacha
Notes: The center pioneers the development of women’s studies in
India. It promotes development of teaching, research, extension
and documentation on women’s issues. It examines the status of women
in society and generates awareness in society about them. It publishes
reports and articles and organizes mass campaigns.
Research And Support Centre For Development
RH IV –C4 Sector 9
C.B.D. – Belapur
Navi Mumbai - 400614
Karmayogi: Mr. Rajesh Kuruvilla
Notes: MISSION: Formation of network bodies of development agencies,
actors and committed people who believe in the potential of the
marginalized and enable them to become actors of their own development.
VISION : A society in which equal and appropriate opportunities
are available to the marginalized, mainly tribal, dalits and women,
enabling them to be partners in building up this nation and exercise
their rights in equality, justice and freedom.
Rashtriya Mahila Milan
H T Parekh Marg
169, Backbay Reclamation
Tel: 22820282, 22836255
Shri Vile Parle Seva Samaj
Opp. Railyway Station
Vile Parle (E)
Tel: 26142445, 26142516
Special Home for Juvenile Girls
Special Rehabilitaion Centre
C/O Kasturba Mahila Vasatigruha
Stree Adhar Kendra
Chandryk Hsg. Society
Agripada Municipal School
Opp. YMCA Swimming Pool
Farooque Umarbhouy Lane
Mumbai Central (E)
Mumbai - 400011
Karmayogi: Ms. Roshni Nair
Notes: Saathi is a registered development agency (since 1997) working
primarily wit Youth living on the streets and education, runaway
adolesscent girls and the various issues that are a part of their
struggles. Issues of health, vocational training and psycho-social
support are addressed as a part of these projects. Saathi also works
with interventions with a local pavement community in Mumbai especially
in bringing education and vocational alternatives to the girl children.
Lokmanya Colony, Paud road
Pune - 411038
Karmayogis Mr. Vasant Deshpande
Tel: 020 5380792
Notes: Sadhvill aims to integrate the life of the mentally challenged
adults with developmental activities of a rural community of around
3000 families. The activities are mostly women and child based in
the filed of economy, social, education and culture. It also provides
counseling services to patients and their families.
College of social work
38, New Marine Lines
Mumbai - 400020
Karmayogi: Ms. Vijayshree iyengar
Notes: Sakhya is a women’s guidance cell established for women in
distress. It conducts awareness programmes on family life, education
and gender sensitization and provides legal aid on marital aspects
through its lawyers. SAKHYA fights the dowry system. It works as
a guidance cell and performs functions firstly to educate and mobilize
people and groups against the evils of dowry. It helps dowry victims
by providing them legal, psychological and vocational assistance.
Women’s Studies Centre
Dept. of sociology
University of Pune
Pune - 411007
Karmayogi: Ms. Vaishali Diwakar
Notes: Samvaad is a group of students and women’s studies center,
department of sociology involved in consciousness raising among
college and university students. It is mainly involved in raising
the gender issues. It is a self-funded group of people working on
the voluntary basis.
Save The Children
Behind Suyog Balwadi
Next to bldg. No. 10, Road No. 7
MHB Colony, Khere Nagar
Mumbai - 400051
Karmayogi: Mrs. Vipula Kadri (National Director)
Notes: Save The Children India is a non-profit organization and
works for the empowerment of underprivileged, women and children,
since 1988. For the two years our main focus has been on the realisation
of particularly children’s rights, particularly the fight against
trafficking of children into the commercial sex trade.
B- 10 Sun-N-Sea 25
J. P Road
Karmayogi: Dr. Mira Savara
Notes: Involved in research and training on many issues of
women's studies including health and employment
Thaqne - 421301
Karmayogi: Sister Stella
Tel: 95251 2318631
Email x :
Notes: Runs a home for the destitute aged which includes boarding,
lodging, medical care ad burial (when expired). No invalids or sick
Home For Sick & Dying Destitute
Missionaries of Cahrity
Mumbai - 400092
Notes: For the dying destitutes of any caste and creed, who are
on the street, abandoned destitute who cannot approach any other
private or public hospital or institution. Loved and served till
the last and prepared for their end. Capacity 350.
Shanti Niketan Bhagini
Behind Guru Kripa bldg
Mumbai - 401205
Karmayogi: SISTER SUPERIOR
Notes: Two separate houses one for men and the other for women.
Can accommodate 30 men and 35 women.
A/17, Saras Nagar
Siddhi Vinayak Society
Pune - 411002
Karmayogis Ms. Pratima Joshi (Dir)
Tel: 020 24440363
Notes: The organization aims to organize the poor communities in
Pune slums, especially women. It encourages them to come together
and develop abilities to gain legitimate access to land, housing
and basic infrastructure.
Shepherd Widow’s Home
Off Clare road
Mumbai - 400008
Karmayogi: Ms. Kamal Donde
Notes: Provides free boarding, lodging and medical care to destitutes
aged women. Some handicraft work as therapy.
Shree Jain Mahila Samaj
Kapadia Bhawan 2 Cross Road
Notes: Formed for the upliftment and advancement of women projects
give women basic knowledge of social work and current issues such
as environmental pollution, drug abuse and AIDS. Prepares women
with skills for volunteering.
Shree Gajanan Trust
Mother and Child Care Clinic
Plot No. 115
Middleclass High society
Near Telephone Exchange
Panvel - 410206
Karmayogi: Dr. Abhay Shete (Dir)
Tel: 27464349 / 29464649
Notes: Indian population has crossed one billion and it is exploding.
There is an urgent need to regulate this population explosion. All
our resources are limited an dwill not be enough for the over growing
population. We are witnessing increase in crime, poverty and unemployment.
All the sectors are effected by this growth. The TRUST believes
that working for controlling the population will help the world
Shri Mahila Griha Udyog Lijjat
3 Kamal Apt. 149- 150
Karmayogi: Ms. Jyoti Naik
Notes: Provides employment to financially deprived women and empowers
them to become independent and self sufficient
Shepherd Widow's Home
The Shepherd Road,
Mumbai – 400 008
Karmayogi: Ms. Kamal Daunde, Superintendent
Tel: 2308 8726
Notes: Rehabilitation of 31 widows over 60 years of age
Stree Bal Shakti
Rock Cliff 2nd Floor
Tel: 26516294, 26476225
Notes: Caters to the economically backward women mainly from the
slums and red light areas.
Stree Hitwardhini Audyogik Sahakari
30 E Ambedkar Nagar
Notes: Creates small business for women and give guidance to them
for generating income and become self sufficient.
Stree Shakti Sadan
A/ 3 Mayank Apartments
Holy Cross Road
I C Colony
Karmayogi: Ms. Sushiela Cardozo
Notes: Single women offered legal, medical, social psychological
and economic aid by a well meaning and committed group of citizens.
Vocational training provide to the women as also credit facilities
through local banks.
Mumbai - 400059
Karmayogi: Sr. superior
Notes: Hostel for women offering boarding and lodging. Also includes
a vocational training center for boys and girls. Sessions are held
in which experts are invited. Medium of instruction is English and
hindi. Capacity of the institution is restricted to 50 with awaiting
list for admission. Duration of stay three years maximum.
SNDT Women’s University
Board of College and University Development
1 Nathibai thackersey Road
New Marine Lines
Mumbai - 400020
Karmayogis Ms. Harsha Parikh
Notes: SNDT Women’s University is committed to the cuase of women’s
empowerment through access to education, paeticularly higher education,
through relevant courses in the formal and non-formal streams. Further
SNDT is committed to provide a wide range of professional and vocational
courses for women to meet the changing sociuo-economic needs, with
human values and purposeful social responsibility and to achieve
excellence with ‘Quality in every Activity’.
Social Awareness Programme And Legal literacy Programme
Mahila Dakshata Samiti
Gala No. 56, Under Keshav Sut Bridge
Mumbai - 400028
Karmayogi: Ms. Sudha Kulkarni
Notes: The project mainly aims at empowering the women in distress
by making them aware of their social legal and political rights
through lectures, demonstrations on various aspects of life such
as consumerism, health, legal literacy etc. Family counseling centers
have also been established to achieve this. It also aims to elevate
that status of women in the society and their respective families.
Educate them on social, legal and political issues and rights.
Social Service Branch-Crime Branch
Social Service Branch
Counselling Cell – Crime Branch
Nr. Office of the Commissioner of Police
L T Road
Mumbai - 400001
Karmayogi: Mr. A B Deshpande Senior Inspector
Notes: Help couples having family disputes and sort out the difference
between them amicably. Conduct an inquiry into complaints given
by women to see if they are being harassed by their in-laws, whether
they are being subjected to any torture. If the disputes are not
settled through counseling then register a case for legal procedures.
Aims & Objectives : Counselling services offered to couple having
mental disputes. Check illegal trafficking of women.
Social Service League
Damodar Hall Educarional Campus
Mumbai - 400012
Karmayogi: Mr. Prabhakar Sadhale
Notes: Collection and study of social facts, discussions of social
theories and social problems with a view to forming public opinion
on questions of social service. The pursuit of social service generally,
and specially with a view to ameliorate the physical, moral, mental
and economic conditions of the people.
Society For Human And Environment Development – Shed
Opp. St. Mary’s High School
Church Street Kalina
Mumbai - 400029
Karmayogi: Sqn. Ldr Mohanrao Kodkany
Notes: Shed works to form a just, participatory, self-reliant and
sustainable society, where people from the socially and economically
backward communities, especially tribals and women, will have the
right and freedom to decide, plan and lead a life of their own choice
without fear or thereat and be equal partners in all spheres of
Society For Service To Voluntary Agencies, Pune
A Wing, 3rd Floor, Near Jehangir Nursing Home
Pune - 411001
Karmayogi: Mr. Vardachari Srinivasan
Tel: 020 622555, 621287
Notes: The objectives of SOSVA are to promote new and existing voluntary
agencies to improve and expand their activities targeted at the
welfare of the community. It provides financial and infrastructural
guidance to such agencies.
Society Of All Lady Of Piety
49, Girgaum Road
J Shankar Seth Road
Mumbai - 400022
Karmayogi: Mr. Dereck Lobo President
Notes: a charitable institution for the relief of the poor and asylum
for the aged. Free boarding activities for aged destitute. Admitted
after due investigation. Other deserving cases adopted only for
monthly dole. Capacity 22 inmates.
St. Anthony’s Home For The Aged
51 Chapel Road
near Mt. Carmel church
Mumbai - 400050
Karmayogi: Sister Superior – Ms. Anjula
Notes: shelter and care for aged women including medical attention.
Capacity 50. Local parishioners provide recreation by way of housie,
music, etc. at certain times.
Strangers Friend Society Aai
115 Love lane
(Seth Motishah lane)
Mumbai - 400010
Notes: Shelter and medical care for destitute aged women and men.
Preference given to Anglo-Indian men. The services of Stranger’s
Home are suspended until the ‘new’ home is built and occupied.
Lokmanya Nagar Compound
Kakasaheb Gadgil Marg
Mumbai - 400025
Karmayogi: Dr. Vijaya Taskar, Ms. Shanta Singh
Notes: It assists women to lead healthy life, educates women about
family planning, supplies nutritious food to children below 6 years,
pregnant and lactating mothers, vocational training program, afternoon
clinic for women and children and makes provision for sterilization
Sukhshanti Mankhurd Sopan
Notes: Shelter for poor and needy women.
Support the Rehabilitation Effort
16/ A Adarsh Apartment
Tel: 26652904, 26653045
Notes: Works of the socio economic rehabilitation of cured leprosy
patients, the physically handicapped and helpless women in economic
distress. Training is given and work is made available either on
a full time or a part time basis. conducts literacy programmes.
Support Unemployed and Needy
Ramkrishna Mission Road
Tel: 26498586, 26600861
Notes: Procures employment for the low income group and also imparts
training to tribal girls.
Keshav Gore Smarak Nidhi
Karmayogi: Ms. Mrinal Gore
Notes: Provides support to women victims of harassment a work, in
homes etc. and participates in protest actions organised by women's
groups in Bombay
S W K Mahila Mandal
Behind Rationing Office
Notes: Women work towards improving the lives of their less fortune
counterparts and their support extents to the children too. Organises
Gopinath NGR, Bldg No. 2
Block 25, Near Gandhi Nagar
Pune - 411029
Karmayogi: Mr. Hemant Kanitkar
Notes: To protest against exploitation of children. To work for
the eradication of child labour. To formulate a legal framework
for protecting children’s rights and to raise awareness on children’s
The Salvation Army- Indian
80, Shaikh Hafisudin Marg
P. O Box 4510
Mumbai – 400008
Karmayogi: Ms. Sheetal A Bhosle, Programme Organiser - HIV/AIDS firstname.lastname@example.org
Tel: 2309 3566, 23084705
Category: Support Groups
Notes: Other Social services are: Homes & Hostels for Girl's
in Mumbai, Home for Blind Working Men's Hostel, Hostels for Working
Men in Mumbai, Transit Hostel, "Free Feeding" Programme
for poor. A confidential HIV testing and Aids Counselling Centre,
An HIV/AIDS project which provides pretest counselling testing and
post test activities and medical care for HIV infected patients.
Also conducts community based visits.
Vikas Shikshan Sansthan
2682 -, Vishal Nagar
Behind Ushakiran Theatre
Latur - 413531
Karmayogi: Mr. Onkar Birajdar Secretary
Tel: 02382 21406
Notes: GVSS Latur works for sustainable integrated rural development
of scheduled castes and tribal communities and other backwards classes.
To administer socio-economic development programmes for women. To
promote income-generation activities and watershed development.
To work for eradication of child labor.
Women Graduates Union
Near Colaba Bus station
Karmayogi : Ms. Delia Fernandes
Tel: 22165403, 22160218
Notes: Provides hostel facility for working women
Women's Welfare Society
A /17 Shreyas colony
Notes: Runs employment bureau for women domestic workers.
1 Vijay Villa Plot 7
Sector 4 Shree Nagar
Karmayogi: Mr. Vijay Sawant, Secretary
Tel: 25825495, 25805877
Notes: Works for rural development, sanitation, women's health and
Young Women's Christian Association
75 Motibai Street
Mumbai – 400 008
Karmayogi: General Secretary/Admin. Secretary
Tel: 2309 6544/55
Category: Women & Children
Notes: Development of Women & Children, Other projects are:
YWCA-Women's development unit, YMCA –Vocational Training Institute,
YWCA-Institute of Banking & nutrition, YWCA-Achamma Bhavan Hostel.
Young Women's Hostel
Mumbai – 400 008
Karmayogi: Major Sasikala Wanjare, Officer – In – Charge
Notes: Hostel (only for University Students, Admission – April,
May & June)
Yuva Gram Vikas Mandal
At /Post Tq. Kaij
Beed - 431123
Karmayogi: Mr. Hanumant Deshmukh
Tel: 02445 52134
Notes: To work for the socio-economic empowerment of women, children
small and marginal farmers.
Dr. Panjabrao Desh Mukh Colony
Amravati - 444604
Karmayogi: Mr. Ravi H Deshmukh President
Tel: 0721 75633, 661522
Notes: To provide sanitation activities in rural areas and try to
solve problems of youth like unemployment. To start literacy programmes
for the poor and crate an awareness among people about environment.
To provide education for women and children in rural areas and set
up vocational training programmes.
P. Balu Marg
Prabhadevi, Opp. Tata Press
Mumbai - 400025
Karmayogi: Sister Lucia Fernandez
Tel: 24229054 / 24370374
Notes: Residential accommodation with breakfast and dinner. Capacity
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