What we do
House for the Aged & Infirm
Home for the Aged & Destitute
St. Joseph Home
Vimala Terminal care centre
Home for the Aged and Destitute- Perumanoor
Home for the Aged and Destitute, Perumanoor was established on December 9th 1936 in relation with the silver Jubilee memorial of the Episcopal ordination of Arch Bishop His grace Mar Augustine Kandathil. The compassionate love of Christ gave inspiration to begin a destitute home for the poor and abandoned people. On 28th November 1937, Mr.R.K Shanmugham Shetty who was the Divan of Cochin has inaugurated the Centre. It is located in the native place of Founder of sisters of the destitute, servant of God Fr. Varghese Payyappilly. It provides services to both women and men destitute.
Karunabhavan - Mala
Karunabhavan is located in Mala of Chalakkudy, Thrissur, Kerala was established on 29th June 1989 to express the divine mercy to the abandoned men & women in the locality. By the paternal guidance and request of the Bishop Mar James Pazhayattil the institution started with the SD branch house at Mala with 20 mammas & 5 Pappas. From the very beginning onwards the institution get the fatherly assistance & support by Forane vicars. Parishners and other generous people of the surrounding places also show support and concern towards the institution.
Karunalayam is a home for dying destitute started on May 30th 1971 as a memento for our beloved Mon. George Vallyarumpath, who was the director SD congregation form 1929-71. It was a heart breaking scene to see the lie in the corridors of Govt.Hospitals, streets –without getting a drop of water, without a loving touch of their dear ones, filled with dirt on their body even covered with flies & worms and die there as neglected and abandoned from families & society. The sisters who were working in Aluva, Ernakulum, Paravoor, Vaikom, Thiruvananthapuram, govt. Hospitals had to face this miserable situations frequently. Due to their request and initiation SD could start this Centre to help the dying destitute to give shelter, loving care and hope of eternal joy.
Krupalaya is an Institution run by the Vicar and the Parishners of St.Thomas Church ,Madiwala. The house was established on 8th September 2005.Patients are brought by generous people ,from the street and gutters with no address.