Counselling Centers/Others


Destitute Children

  1. Divya Shanthi Christian Association (Destitute children upto the age 10 looked after P Satya & Sushilamma 54073465/548168

  1. Sri Satya Sai Shanthi Sena Rehabilitation Trust (for Handicapped & disadvantaged children Contact B.Llyod Noel 28440909

  1. Ashraya Children’s Home 2525 1929



Harassed Women Helpline

1. Karuna Mother Teresa Home Welfare Society

Problems connected with jobs, marriage, dowry and sexual harassment, eve-teasing etc 2271 7463; (M) 98451-04183

2. Ashraya women’s Centre 2525 2029

3. Makkala Sahayavani (Commissioner of Police) 1098



TB Helpline

  1. BMP Hospital, Broadway Road, Behind

CSI Hospital, Shivajinagar, Bangalore 560 051

Medical Officer Dr. Gayathri Devi

  1. Sri. Mani Manager Narayana Hrudalaya,

258 A Bommasandra Industrial Area, Anekal 08110-35000, 35018

At Bangalore 7835000, 7835018

  1. Dr. Madramurthy, Dist TB Officer, Lady Wellington

Hospital, Opp Sagar Talkies, KG Rd, Bangalore 560009

  1. to 5 pm) 2228 0720




AIDS/HIV Helplines

  1. Population Education Centre, Bangalore University, Bangalore, Phone: 23212548

  2. Asha Foundation, Anand Nagar, Bangalore, Phone: 25480548

  3. Samraksha, 522, Ranka Apts, 4-6 Lalbagh Rd, Bangalore 560 027, Phone: 2223 8297, 2299 3711

  4. AIDS Treatment Centre, Dr. K.S. Satish, Seva Free Clinic, c/o Samraksha, 37 St. John’s Rd, Bangalore 560 005, Phone: 2551 2375

  5. Acupuncture, Sex Therapy & Research Centre, Bangalore, Phone: 2331 7873

  6. Freedom Foundation, Bangalore, Phone: 2544 0135, 2544 3101


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