Ensuring dignity and holistic well being of persons with psychosocial disabilities
Let the wandering mind speak. Let the ideas unravel. Let the pain find action. Let the anger find voice. We, at Iswar Sankalpa envision a world which understands that there is NO health without Mental Health.
From the Secretary’s Desk
Sarbani Das Roy, Secretary
Iswar Sankalpa is a non-profit organization started in 2007 with the hope of reaching out to the ‘forgotten’ and ‘untouchable’ population – that of the homeless persons with psychosocial disabilities on the streets of Kolkata. Today we are a multi-pronged service delivery organization providing intervention for both the homeless and urban home-based poor population in Kolkata. This journey has been of heartbreaks and struggle, the initial loneliness and now the overwhelming joy of fruition. But there are still miles to go, because…
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Outreach: Naya Daur
Community Based Intervention Programme for Homeless Persons with Psychosocial Disabilities working in 60 wards in Kolkata, involving local community people, Police stations, hospitals and local Municipal government bodies in the care network
Shelter Care: SARBARI & MARUDYAN
Urban Mental Health Programme: Prevention of Homelessness
Integrating mental health services with the primary urban health care centres in partnership with Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) in wards 11, 26, 54, 78 and 82.
Homeless persons with psychological disabilites reached.
of them getting sheltered care.
Persons with mental health conditions from urban slums served.
in our care provided vocational training to earn livelihood.
“Be the change you wish to see in the world” – Mahatma Gandhi
Achievements & Awards
“Iswar Sankalpa has come forward with a unique way of working with these lost souls and ensure their autonomy. Each step they take on the stage, each gesture they make, whether in sync or out of sync, is a celebration of survival against all odds. It’s a victory of the human spirit over challenges of fate.”
“Iswar Sankalpa has been working with an exemplary spirit of service for the cause of a much neglected section of the population in our state, constantly striving towards giving them a name, an identity, and a life with dignity”
“Everyone who visits Iswar Sankalpa has to have a mission – “What Can I Give?”
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