Swabalamban Rehabilitation Centre for Children with Special Needs
Abhoy Mission is operating a Child Care Institution with the nomenclature of “Swabalamban Rehabilitation Centre for Children with Special Needs” within the guideline laid down in Integrated Child Protection Scheme (ICPS) of Ministry of Women & Child Development, Govt. of India. The Institution is registered with Department of Social Welfare & Social Education, Govt. of Tripura vide Registration No. 03 under Juvenile Justice Act, 2015.
Facilities of the program are-
• Training to develop personal, academic & occupational skills
• Nutrition & lodging
• Health Care
• Recreational provisions
Swabalamban Special School for Children with Intellectual & Multiple Disabilities
The first special school for children with intellectual disabilities in Tripura, “Swabalamban Special School for Children with Intellectual & Multiple Disabilities” initiated its journey on 26th January, 1991. The school is, at present, located in Gakulnagar Gram Panchayat under Sepahijala District.
Facilities in the school are-
• Training on activities of daily living & personal skill
• Training to develop academic skill
• Training on developing occupational skills
• Training in Arts, Music & Dance
• Prevocational Training
• Recreational provisions
Service provided through different National Institutes and National level agencies of Tripura for Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities
Abhoy Mission has tradition to organize programs in collaboration with different National Institutes and National level agencies. In 2017-18, in collaboration with National Institute for Empowerment of Persons with Multiple Disabilities, organized numerous programs of diverse nature, in four districts of Tripura, with the aim of capacity building among persons with disabilities and erect supports for them from different sections of the community. In 2018-19, in collaboration with PARIVAAR, A National level Parent Organization, Abhoy Mission arranged Regional Parents Meet at Agartala on 21st & 22nd September, 2018.
Half way Home for treated and controlled defenseless mentally ill female
On 27th September, 2018, Hon’ble Health Minister of Tripura, Sri Sudip Roy Barman Handed over 10 treated & controlled defenseless mentally ill female of Modern Psychiatric Hospital to Abhoy Mission for Rehabilitation purpose. Abhoy Mission started Rehabilitation program for such female. In later part of 2018-19, the organization introduced Half way Home program for them.
Skill Development Program involving persons with disabilities
Keeping a viewpoint to offer financial rehabilitation to persons with disabilities, Self Employment Training program was instituted by Abhoy Mission in Tripura in 1993-94, with support from Ministry of Welfare, Govt. of India. Up to 2003-04, 385 persons were imparted training in the program.
For students of Institute of Visually Handicapped, one duck & poultry farming unit was operated in 1994-95. Abhoy Mission, in collaboration with National Institute for Empowerment of Persons with Multiple Disabilities (NIEPMD) arranged Skill Development program on Tailoring for 20 special needs inmates of Swabalamban Rehabilitation Centre in 2013-14. With support from Social Welfare & Social Education Department, Govt. of Tripura, Skill Development Training on Chalk & Candle making was organized in 2015-16. With support of the same Department of Tripura Government, vocational training on Tailoring for 15 persons with disabilities was put together in the year 2016-17. In 2018-19, training on kitchen gardening was organized for 20 special need persons.