Family Counselling Centre, Institute of Social Service
Roshni Nilaya, Mangalore.


Family Counselling Centre was started in the year 1987, a project funded by Central Social Welfare Board (C.S.W.B.) – New Delhi.  Since 1995, the grant has been routed through Karnataka State Social Welfare Board, Bangalore. Being a national project of the Government of India, it has to follow the mandates and procedures as laid down by them.


  • To provide Preventive, Promotive & Rehabilitative services to women and children who are victims of atrocities and exploitation through counselling.
  • To create awareness about the existing laws related to Women & Children and provide facilities like Free Legal Aid, referrals to Short Stay homes, Medical &
  • Psychiatric Treatment, Vocational Guidance, and I.Q. & Aptitude Tests.
  • To provide services to women and children in distress through crisis interventions, investigation of dowry harassment, marital disharmony,   alcoholism and mental illness.
  • To enable reconciliation and amicable settlement out of court.


  • Services for women with problem like
  • Harassment and wife battering
  • Exploitation
  • Dowry
  • Marital disharmony
  • Family problems
  • Mental illness
  • Alcoholism
  • Legal aid
  • Other psycho social problems

Services for children with problem like

  • Delinquency
  • Scholastic backwardness
  • Behaviour problems
  • Mental retardation
  • Emotional problems
  • Other psycho social problems

Services provided

  • Counselling
  • Psychological tests
  • Organising awareness programmes in schools and communities



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School of Social Work
Roshni Nilaya, Mangalore- 575 002
Karnataka - India

Tel : 0824-2435791

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