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Below is a list of NGOs in a particular area. These are unverified. Please inform us of errors and omissions. 

12 NGO Area Matunga, Mumbai

Byramjee Jeejeebhoy Home for Children
Shraddhanand Road
Opp. Shankar Mattham
Matunga (C R)
Mumbai - 400019
Karmayogi: Ms. Roshan Parekh,
Tel: 24182373, 24011197
Notes: Home for physically & mentally normal children preferably orphans destitutes and neglected children through the Juvenile courts or/and through sponsoring agencies as private cases. Children sent to school and vocational training given in sewing, weaving, printing and music. Capacity 200, of which 130 reserved for children through Juvenile courts. The main activities are to work for the overall welfare of children protest against exploitation of children. To provide home for the destitute children and to impart formal education in an ambient atmosphere.

Bhartiya Bhatke Vimukta Youth Front
D/001, Kalyani Nivas cooperative Housing society
Matunga Labour Camp
Mumbai 400016
Notes: To undertake youth development programme. To encourage the youth to participate in various development activities. To provide training for self-employment to young people of rural area.

Child Reach Training Centre
C/o The City of Los Angeles
Near Star City Cinema
Municipal Tank Road
Mumbai 4000016
Tel. No: 24370815

Centre for the Study of Social Change
House No. 276., 1st Floor
Talang Road
Matunga (E)
Mumbai 400019
Karmayogi : Dr. Indumati Pareekh, Chairman
Tel. : 24141438
Notes: To establish and support institutions devoted to creating a modern and welfare oriented society in India. To strive towards high standard research in the field of education and culture. To impart education through formal and through social customs and cultural values.

Hindu Women's Welfare Society
Shraddhanand Mahila Ashram
Maheshwari Udyan
King's Circle
Shraddhanand Road
Mumbai - 400019
Karmayogi: Ms. Aruna Javekar

               Dr. Sunil Desai, Secretary
                Ms. Nandini Shetty
Tel: 24012552, 24010715
Website : 
Notes: Home for needy children including court committed. Provides education, training in home making, tailoring and embroidery. Runs a Special Care Centre for abandoned babies, children are given in adoption. Girls stay till they are self supportive or married. Marriages are arranged by the Ashram. Sponsorship given to the needy students from rural areas. Orphanage for boys 0-5 years and girls, adoption, women's hostel
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Indian Association For Promotion Of Adoption & Child Welfare- IAPA
Flat No. 7 Kanara Coop Hsg. Soc.
Mogul Lane
Matunga (W)
Mumbai 400016
Karmayogi: Mrs. Kaumudi Telang
               Mrs. Hansa Apparao

               Ms. Sudha Kini

Tel: 24307076 / 23885981 / 23894106
Fax: 24374938
Email: ;
Notes: Qualified social workers bring prospective adoptive parents and legally free children together. Arrange foster homes for babies pending adoption when possible. Home Studies prepared, assistance in choosing a suitable child and help with legal formalities given. Counseling services available before and after completion of adoption procedure. Works to improve legal and social climate in this filed through lobbying for legislation, personal contacts and the art and news media. Promotes the concepts of adoption through media coverage, promotional talks, organizing workshops, seminars and training programmes for upgrading services. Developing resource material on adoption.
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Indian Institute of Human Relations
6 Bakul Mansion
Deodhar Road
Matunga (E)
Mumbai 400019
Karmayogi: Dr. V. P Goel
Category: Homeopathic Treatment
Notes: Established on 1971, provides free medicine to poor with homeopathic treatment, counselling for couples and training for unskilled workers. 

Maharashtra State Probation and After Care Association
B.I.T Block No. 15/ 16 
King Circle
Mumbai 400019
Tel: 24096152
Category: Children
Notes: Organises placements and supervises children put on probation by the juvenile courts. 

Pragati Kendra Institution for the Mentally Retarded-Meera Vidyalay
C/O Pragati Kendra
Marathi Primary School
Matunga (central)
Mumbai 400019
Karmayogi: Mrs. Shakuntala Athalye
Tel: 24015106, 24221205

Notes: Providing vocational training in liquid soap, sanitary napkins, greeting cards, rakhies, door decorations etc.

Society for Clean Environment- Socleen
No 2 Subhash Sadan
210 B Ambedkar Road
Karmayogi: Dr. T. N. Mahadevan, Secretary
Tel: 25519613
Fax: 25505151

S W K Mahila Mandal
Savla Auditorium
Behind Rationing Office
Mumbai 400019
Tel: 24096724
Category: Women
Notes: Women work towards improving the lives of their less fortune counterparts and their support extents to the children too. Organises literacy drives.

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