CALL FOR HELP

In Chennai, India

Helplines. Counselling.
Emergency shelter. Safe Homes. Legal Aid.

For women in distress.

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Emergency helpline for women
1091
only from a BSNL landline

Emergency helpline for children (CHILDLINE)
1098
from any phone number
AVAILABLE 24 HOURS TO HELP
Aashraya
(Andhra Mahila Sabha)
Short-stay shelter home, counselling, legal aid, medical and psychiatric support. 044-24642566
(24 hours)
21/12, Rosary Church Road
Santhome
Chennai 600004.
(drop-in 24 hours)

Annai Fathima
Child Welfare Centre
ranikrishnan06@yahoo.com ranikrishnan06@yahoo.com

 

Phone counselling 24 hours and direct counselling by appointment. 9444444874
(24 hours)

1. No. 34, East Mada Street
Mylapore
Chennai 600004

2. 48, Rajiv Gandhi Road, Karapakkam,
Chennai 600097.

Aruwe
Counselling and referral services, legal aid, psychiatric support. 044- 26454615
(24 hours)
11, Solaiamman Koil St. Ayanavaram,
Chennai 600023.
PCVC
(International Foundation for Crime Prevention and Victim Care)
pcvc2000@yahoo.com
Shanthi Crisis Line, shelters or other emergency residential facilities, medical services, transportation networks, assistance in finding housing or relocating, other emotional support, legal assistance. 044-43111143
(24 hours)

2030, 13th Main Road
Anna Nagar West
Chennai 600040.

Sneha
help@snehaindia.org
Emotional support to the depressed, desperate and suicidal 044-24640050/
044-24640060
(24 hours)
11, Park View Road
R.A. Puram,
Chennai 600028.
(drop-in 8am to 10pm)
ALSO AVAILABLE TO HELP WOMEN IN DISTRESS
THE BANYAN
team@thebanyan.org
Residential care facilities for mentally ill destitute women, psychiatric treatment, counselling, rehabilitation. 044 26530504/
044-26530599
6th Main Road
Moggapair Eri Scheme
Moggapair West,
Chennai 600057.
Kalaiselvi Karunalaya Social Welfare Society
info@kkssindia.org
Short-stay shelter home, legal clinic, counselling 044-26257779/
044-26254956

3/PP1, Mogappair West
Chennai 600037.
(Near MGR Statue)
Rishi Abhaya Nilayam
Short stay home for young women and girls 044-24981679 36/187, Kutchery Road
Mylapore
Chennai 600004.

Sahodari (YWCA)
sahodari@ywcamadras.org

Short-stay shelter home, counselling, legal aid, medical and psychiatric support

044-25321737


1086 Poonamallee High Rd
Chennai 600084.

Shelter services
open 6am to 11pm
 
An information initiative of the Prajnya 16 Days Campaign against Gender Violence

Last update: November 15, 2014
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