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FSC is a non- profit, secular and unbiased organization; small seed of which was sown in 1955 by a group of women with a philanthropic perspective to assist women and children in difficult situations. It was given a professional approach by our Founder Director, Dr. (Ms.) Armaity Desai in 1961 by bringing it under the aegis of College of Social Work, Nirmala Niketan. Today it has blossomed into a full grown tree which is committed to provide support and empowerment to the underprivileged sections of society.
“Empowering the family, the core unit of society,
by creating an enabling and supportive environment,
providing counseling and developing positive Human values.”
 The Journey: Family Service Centre
Recipient of ‘Ahilyadevi Holkar Award’
Recognizing contribution and achievements in the field of Women & Child Development
     Accredited by Credibility Alliance, for good      governance and transparency in work.

Publications (click on the book to view)

The Family Strengthening and Non-Institutional Alternative Cure Approach to Child Protection

Ours by Choice,
by Nilima Mehta

FSC Evolved
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Board Members
Our Committee consists of dedicated group of professionals from varied sectors closely involved in formulating, guiding and supporting the team of FSC in achieving our mission.
President:  His Eminence Cardinal Oswald Gracias, Archbishop of Bombay
Vice President:  Dr. (Ms.) Gracy Fernandes, , Superior DHM, Nirmala Niketan Institute
Chairperson:  Dr. Geeta Balakrishnan, (Retd.) Principal, College of Social Work, Nirmala Niketan Institute
Hon. Secretary:  Mr. Percy Ghaswala, Social Entrepreneur
Hon. Treasurer:  Dr. Fredrick Jacob de Souza, Advocate & Management Consultant
Dr. (Ms.) Nilima Mehta, Professor & Child Protection Consultant
Ms. Kalindi Muzumdar, (Retd.)Vice Principal, College of Social Work, Nirmala Niketan Institute
Dr. Lidwin Dias, Principal, College of Social Work
Ms. Jennifer M. Talwalkar, R.S.C.N., (London)
Ms. Anisha Johri, Partner Decorage & Associate, Interior Designer
Fr. Emmanuel K.T., Archbishop House
Fr. Harold Vaz, Rector, Holy Name Cathedral
Dr. Rahul Verma, Pediatrician
Dr. Vasant Talwalkar, Pediatric Surgeon, (Retd.) J.J. Hospital
Ms. Nirmala Fernandes, Family Service Centre

Registrations and Certifications
Bombay Public Trust Act, 1950, vide No. F – 425 (Bom.) Dated 20th June 1955.
Registered under Section 6 (1) (a) of the Foreign Contributions(R) Act 1976, revised in 2010.
Registered under Section 12 A of I.T.Act 1961, vide No.BMY/INS/F(a)/6/73-74
Accredited by Credibility Alliance vide CA/15/2012
Licensed by State Govt of Maharashtra for In-country adoption and recognized by CARA as RIPA to undertake
  Inter-country adoptions under para-63 (1) of guidelines dated 27/6/2011
Donations are exempted from Income Tax under Section 80 (G) of I.T. Act 1961

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