Society for Help, Education, Love, Training and Employment for the Retarded


Our Motto is betterment in all aspect by overcoming the barriers towards inclusion for the persons with special need.

SHELTER has been working in India focusing on human rights and social justice for the persons with special need. We do this through well planned and comprehensive programmes in special education, vocational training, sheltered workshop, therapeutic services and community based rehabilitation.

Our target is the empowerment of persons with special need by utilizing their full potentials through proper education, training and supportive services, making them personally, socially and occupationally independent leading to improvement in their lives and livelihoods.

Creating an inclusive community for all people with or without special need to live a life with dignity and security. Legal Status of our Institution:

Registered Under:

  • W.B. Societies Registration Act. (Regd. No. S/69669 of 1991-92.)
  • The Persons with Disabilities (Equal Opportunities, Protection of Rights & Full Participation) Act, 1996.
  • The National Trust for persons with Autism, Cerebral Palsy, Mental Retardation and Multiple Disabilities Act, 1999.

Recognized by:

  • The Directorate of Mass Education Extension, Govt. of W.B. vides letter No. 878-Edu. (MEE) dated 26.07.1998 as an institution for teaching & learning for the persons with mental retardation.
  • Rehabilitation Council of India, The University of Burdwan and Netaji Subhas Open University for conducting Human Resource Development Programmes i.e. B.Ed. (Special Education) Mental Retardation in both regular & ODL mode, Diploma in Education Special Education (Mental Retardation) & Foundation Course on Education of Children with Disabilities.

Our unit SRIJONI (workshop for production and economic rehabilitation of adults with special need) is registered under:

  • UDYOG AADHAAR No - W.B.07A0001571 under Ministry of MSME, Govt. of India.
  • Municipal Trade License No. 200082016011633 under Bhadreswar Municipality.


(Society for Help, Education, Love, Training and Employment for the Retarded)

3, Bholanath Bhadhuri Sarani, Bhadreswar, Hooghly, West Bengal, 712 124

: (033) 2633 7543, : (033) 2633 0961, : [email protected]

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