Organisations

Sri Lanka Association of Professional Social Workers (SLAPSH)

Sri Lanka

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191, Dharmapala Mawatha
Colombo 07

SLAPSW's aims include: Upkeeping professional standards of social work; Training and research in human resource development; Working with the National Institute of Social Development in Sri Lanka in producing a quality workforce for social development; Produce local social work literature for public education; Undertake community development work in all parts of the country. The SLAPSW resource centre is open to the public

Nest

Sri Lanka

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Kåie House
241 Beach Road
Hendala
Wattala

Aims to see happiness, promote justice and freedom, lift the stigmatisation of labelling, promote understanding and promote coping mechanisms within the community

Alliance Lanka

Sri Lanka

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No 174/4 Stanley Tillekarathne Mawatha
Nugegoda

Alliance Lanka provides funding and technical support to small NGOs working in HIV/AIDS prevention and care. They provide support and training in project formulation and development, evaluation and monitoring and project management. The Alliance Lanka resource centre is open to the public.

Central Council of Disabled Persons (CCODP)

Sri Lanka

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PO Box 05
Kinigama Rd
Bandarawela 90100

CCODP aims:
1. To encourage persons interested to organize as groups for the common development of disabled.
2. To encourage groups of disabled and help them in every possible way to speak for themselves at National level.
3. To introduce CBR as the most appropriate, effective and cost-effective method for rural areas.
4. To make training facilities available to help implementers of CBR in every possible way to render a better service to the community.

Disability Studies Unit (DSU)

Sri Lanka

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Faculty of Medicine
University of Kelaniya
PO Box 06
Ragama

DSU's aims and objectives are to promote CBR internationally and in Sri Lanka through education, research and disemination of information. DSU has disabled staff. DSU has a resource centre which is open to the public and an enquiry service which is accessible by letter or telephone. It also facilitates the training of speech and language therapists and conducts research on disability issues.

Horana Kapthura Foundation

Sri Lanka

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416 dhammarathana mw
horana, sri lanka.
12400

This voluntary organisation's main target is to help poor children, disabled people and healthcare activities.

Christopher "Maithri"( Compassiom) Therapy Centre (C.M/T.C.)

Sri Lanka

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921Aluthmawatha road
Colombo 15
Sri Lanka
01500

The Centre provides care and support services for children and adults with disabilities who have no, or very limited access, to other support services. Children and adults are identified and invited to attend the Centre after an assessment and interview with the family in their place of residence. An initial group of children and adults have already been identified and attending to the Centre twice a week to have access to various therapies and other services. The Centre is based in the Colombo 15 because this has been identified as one of the most economically disadvantaged areas in the city where access to appropriate services is very limited. Colombo 15 is a highly diverse area in terms of religion, ethnicity and culture. The centre is open to all without discrimination on the basis of religion, ethnicity or language. Children and adults who visit our centre are diagnosed with Cerebral Palsy, Down syndrome Myopathy (Muscular dystrophies) and slow learners. Each children and adults are receiving appropriate therapies, and Training according to their condition and ability. Basic language, Tamil, Sinhala, and English writing and reading, Communication skills art, music, indoor games, sensory therapy, Physio therapy, and occupational therapy. The follow up of all activates and therapies are continued at home, with the help of their parents and siblings with the advice of Jonathan Solomon Special Educationist/ Therapist.

The International Institute of Knowledge Management (TIIKM)

Sri Lanka

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531/18, Kotte Road, Pitakotte ,10100, Sri Lanka

Since the establishment in 2012, The International Institute of Knowledge Management (TIIKM) has pioneered the industry in the field of organizing Conferences locally. The Institute has had a proud history of having to successfully organize over 80 Conferences locally and on International grounds securing a network of participants representing from across 150 countries. In line with the advent of academic Conferences, the Institute along with academic researchers, professionals, government officials, industry experts and renowned universities have succeeded in setting standards in achieving knowledge platforms paving way for issues to be voiced and subsequently arriving at solution