Support

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Below is a list of organisations and helplines that offer support. This list of organisations is continuously being added to. If you know of any organisations that will support or help those who seek it, please write to info@howrevealing.com and howrevealing@gmail.com and we will add it here. Please note that these are not recommendations and we suggest that you seek support from organizations yourself.

Helplines: details available on the National Commission for Women website. Please see http://ncw.nic.in/frmhelpline.aspx

The Quint #whywomedontreport campaign
https://www.thequint.com/topic/why%20women%20don't%20report

Sumaitri Crisis Intervention Centre (Delhi) - http://sumaitri.net/about/
Ph: 011-23389090 (Mon-Fri 2PM to 10PM and Sat-Sun 10AM to 10PM)
Email: feelingsuicidal@sumaitri.net

Aasra - Helping People in Despair (Navi Mumbai) - 24 hr helpline & Crisis Intervention Centre for the lonely, distressed and suicidal http://www.aasra.info/
24/7 Helpline - +91-22- 27546669
Email: aasrahelpline@yahoo.com

RAHI Foundation (Delhi) - for Adult Women survivors of Incest and Child Sexual Abuse: http://www.rahifoundation.org/
B-200 Chittaranjan Park,
Second Floor, New Delhi - 110091
Ph: 011 41607055
Email: info@rahifoundation.org

Arpan - Towards freedom from Child Sexual Abuse (Mumbai)
http://arpan.org.in/
Counselling support for parents whose child has gone through CSA call - +91.98190.86444
Ph: 022 2686 2444 / 2686 8444
Email: info@arpan.org.in

Aparajita, one-stop rape crisis centre, Jaipur
Address: Jaipuria Hospital (Rukmani Devi Beni Parsad Jaipuria Hospital ), JLN Marg, Milap Nagar, Jaipur, Rajasthan 302018.
Ph: 0141-2553763/2553764
Email: aparajitaweraj@gmail.com

Sangama - A Resource Centre for Sexuality (Bangalore)
Focuses on the rights of sexual minorities
Email: sangama@sangama.org

Tulir - Centre for the Prevention & Healing of Child Sexual Abuse (Chennai): http://www.tulir.org/
Ph: +91-44-43235867
Email: tulircphcsa@yahoo.co.in

Vimochana Helpline - Crisis Intervention Centre (Bangalore): http://www.vimochana.net.in
The Coordinator
Ph: +91-80-25492781 / 25494266
Email: angala1@vsnl.net

Viveka Centre for Emotional Support (Bangalore): http://www.vivekatrust.org/
Ph: +91-80-6533 0387
Email: support@vivekatrust.org
Open Monday to Thursday, between 5.30 pm and 7.30 pm and Saturdays from 10.30 am to 12.30 pm.
(No prior appointment is necessary)

The Gender-based Violence Help Map - The Red Elephant Foundation
https://gbvhelpmap.crowdmap.com/
The GBV Help Map comprises verified listings across the world of providers of legal, medical, education / employment and emergency services, along with police, ambulance, consular and refugee-specific helplines for survivors of gender-based violence world over.

Safecity - Pin the creeps
http://safecity.in/
Report your story of sexual harassment or sexual abuse in public spaces in India at http://maps.safecity.in/

Orinam(Chennai)
http://orinam.net/resources-for/lgbt/groups-and-lists/

The Humsafar Trust(Mumbai)
https://www.facebook.com/TheHumsafarTrustOfficial/

Gaylaxy
http://www.gaylaxymag.com/

Gaysi
http://gaysifamily.com/2017/08/16/12-indian-ngossupport-groups-lbt-persons-need-know/

5 LGBT NGOs in India
https://blog.justcling.com/2017/08/21/5-lgbt-ngos-in-india/

LGBTQ Support and Helplines in India
https://fiftyshadesofgay.co.in/lgbtq-support-and-helplines-in-india/

Organizations helping India's queer community find its voice
https://www.thebetterindia.com/104865/pride-lgbt-india-queer-community/

MINGLE (Mission for Indian Gay and Lesbian Empowerment)
http://mingle.org.in/

Because We Were Born This Way: Here Are Ten Indian Organizations Working For The LGBTQ
https://www.youthkiawaaz.com/2013/08/because-we-were-born-this-way-here-are-ten-indian-organizations-working-for-the-lgbtq/amp/

Counsellors, Psychiatrists & Therapists

Joy Santhosh
Specialisation: Psychological counsellor
Location: Bengaluru.
Contact: +91 8792890865
joysanto2011@gmail.com

Ms.Yukti Asher – Circle of Healing
Certified personal counselor and therapist with 7 years of experience
Currently practising in a CBSE school, working with children ages 4-16 & also with teachers
Website: circleofhealing.co
Fb: @circleofhealing
Email: yuktia@gmail.com

Deenal Sampat
Specialisation: Special educator (children having learning disabilities like dyslexia, dysgraphia, dyscalculia, ADHD, developmental disorders, PDD spectrum, etc.)
Location: Mumbai
Contact: +91 9820192113 / +91 22 26602106
deenalsampat@gmail.com

Priyanka Bakhru Talwar
Specialisation: Counsellor and clinical regression therapist
Contact: +91 9820264779
Healwithseven@gmail.com, priyankabakhru@gmail.com, www.facebook.com/healwithseven

Kavita Pradhan
Specialisation: Internationally certified personal LIFE coach
Location: Delhi
Contact details – +91 9810445117, +91 11-43051732
kshreep@yahoo.co.in

Oindrila Dasgupta
Location: Bengaluru
Contact: +91 9945879322
oindrila.cf@gmail.com, www.facebook.com/oindrila.dasgupta

Sonali Gupta
Specialisation: Clinical psychologist (women, marital counselling, parenting, identity concerns, teenagers, young adults, self-harm issues) Skype Counselling and Phone Counselling.
Location: Chembur, Sion and Khar, Mumbai . Skype Counselling.
Contact: +91 9819733002
Website: guptasonali.com
Email: sonaligupta297@gmail.com

MAHARASHTRA
MUMBAI

Sneha (Society for Nutrition Education & Health Action)
Gender-based violence cuts across all stages along the continuum of care. We aim to ensure they have continuous access to and awareness of the health services they need to live a healthy and safe life.
Urban Health Centre Dharavi Mumbai – 400 017
Contact: +91 22 24042627 , +91 22 24040045
Website: https://snehamumbai.org

MAVA India (Men against Violence and Abuse)
Harish SadaniEmpowering men to prevent any kind of violence against girls and women
705, Parishram Building, 7th Floor, Bhandar Lane, L.J. Road, Mahim, Near Matunga Road (West), Mumbai – 400016.
Contact: +91 22 24360631, +91 9870307748
Email: saharsh267@gmail.com
www.facebook.com/groups/542245159163132
www.mavaindia.org

MAVA’s Counselling, Guidance and Resource Centre
Room No.4, Ground Floor, Nityanand Municipal School, Opp. Garware Co., Sahar Road, Andheri (E), Mumbai-400069
Contact: +91 22 26826062
http://www.mavaindia.org/contact.html

Dilaasa Crisis Centres - Dilaasa means reassurance and the center seeks to provide psychosocial support to women survivors of domestic violence.
Department No. 101, K.B. Bhabha Municipal Hospital, R.K. Patkar Marg, Bandra West, Mumbai – 400050
Contact: +91 22 26400229 (Direct line, +91 22 26422775, +91 22 266422541 Ext. 4376,4511
Timings: 9.00a.m. to 4.00p.m. (Monday – Friday), 9.00a.m. to 12.00 noon (Saturday)

Dilaasa
Dept. No. 101, Opp. Casualty,K.B. Bhabha Hospital, Bandra (W), Mumbai-400 050.
Contact: +91 22 26400229 (Direct), +91 22 26422775, 91 22 26422541 Extn. 4376 / 4511
Email: dilaasa@vsnl.net

Dilaasa
Dept. No. 15,K.B. Bhabha Municipal Hospital,Belgrami Road, Kurla (W),Mumbai-400070
Contact: +91 22 26500241 Extn. 212

Kurla Bhabha Hospital
Department No.15, K.B.Bhabha Municipal Hospital, Belgrami Road, Kurla (West),Mumbai – 400070
Phone: 022-26500241 Extn.212
Timings: 9.00a.m. to 4.00p.m. Wednesday and Thursday

Aawaaz-e-Niswaan - Aawaaz-e-Niswaan (voice of women) is a vibrant feminist collective of students, academicians, activists from the women’s movement and women who daily confront violations of their rights and evolve strategies to combat them
47/1, Sarabai Hasan Ali Roopwala, Moreshwar Patankar Marg, Near Moreshwar Patankar Municipal School, Kurla (W), Mumbai – 400070 Maharashtra, India
Contact: +91 22 26523402, +91 22 26521825
Email: niswaan@gmail.com
http://www.niswaan.org/contact-us.html

Maitra Helpline - Tele counseling or rather, an "Emotional First aide" helpline is an initiative of IPH operating since 26 June 1998.
Shri Ganesh Darshan, 9th floor, IPH, L.B.S. marg, Opp Maharashtra Flywood Centre, Hari Niwas Circle, Naupada, Thane (W)
Contact: +91 22 25433270, +91 22 25366577

Special Cell for Women and Children-Opposite Crawford Market
Office of the commissioner of police, Police Head Quarter, Room no – 36, A block, Gate no 5,Opposite Crawford Market, Mumbai 400 001
Contact: +91 22 22620111 Extn: 206
rc_vaw@tiss.edu

Special Cell for Women and Children - Dadar
Dadar Police Station, Bhawani Shankar Road, Shaitan Chowky, Dadar (W)Mumbai – 400 028
Contact: +91 22 2494 0303 Extn: 181, +91 22 2469168110.

Special Cell for Women and Children-Kandivali(W)
Kandivali Police Station, Swami Vivekananda Road, Opp. Shatabdi Hospital, Kandivali (W), Mumbai – 400 067
Contact: +91 22 24691753

Special Cell for Women and Children - Belapur, Navi Mumbai
C.B.D. Belapur Police Station, Sector – 1, Opp. C.B.D. Belapur Bus Depot, Navi Mumbai – 400 614
Contact: +91 22 2758 025512.

Sakhya Women Guidance Cell
The Image – 1st Floor, Nirmal Naka, Nalasopara, Taluka – Vasai, Dist. Thane
Contact: +91 95250 2471540
mcfhi@vsnl.net

Sakhya Women Guidance Cell
Thane Civil Hospital – Ground Floor
Contact person - Ms. Jyoti: +91 9224642560

Stree Mukti Sanghatana
Family counseling centres, in-house monthly publication “Prerak Lalkari”, programs for adolescents, day care centres, programs for waste pickers and solid waste management commenced operations to enable sustainable livelihood for women.

Stree Mukti Sanghatana-Dadar(E)
Shramik, Royal Crest, Lokmanya Tilak Vasahat Road No. 3. , Dadar (East), Mumbai
Contact: +91 22 2417438118.

Stree Mukti Sanghatana
Family Counselling Centre, Near Matoshri, Ramabai Ambedkar Marternity Home, Ramkrishna Chemburkar Road, Chembur Naka, Mumbai 400 071.
Contact: +91 22 25297198

Stree Mukti Sanghatana
Family Counselling Centre, Sector 3,Cidco Communication Centre,Near Vashi Police Station, Vashi.
Contact: +91 22 2782156420.

Swadhar
Keshav Gore Smaarak Trust, Arey Road, Goregaon (W), Mumbai 400 062
Contact: + 91 22 28720638

Arpan - Towards freedom from Child Sexual Abuse (Mumbai)
http://arpan.org.in/ Counselling support for parents whose child has gone through CSA call - +91.98190.86444
Ph: 022 2686 2444 / 2686 8444
Email: info@arpan.org.in

PUNE

Susamvad – Sakhi – Helpline
B1 Seema Apt, Shirole Path, Opp. Fergusson College Main gate, Pune – 411004.
Contact: +91 9520 25448400, +91 20 25538434

Asha Sanstha
Action for Self Reliance, Hope and Awareness, Vishrambag PoliceStation, Farasakhana Building, 3rd Floor, Bhudhwar Chowk, Pune – 411002
Contact: +91 9520 24484535
Email: ngoasha@gmail.com

Nari Samata Manch - an autonomous group of women , formed in 1982.
473, Sadashiv Peth, Pune – 411030
Contact: +91 9520 24473116
Email: nsm@pn3.vsnl.net.in

Masum
Masum Sanchalit Sanvad, Family Counselling and Guidance Centre -Malsa Kant Society, Saswad, Taluka – Purandhar, Pune
Contact: +91 2115 222969

Swadhar
C/o Niwara Devid sasun Anath Pangu Graha, 96, Navi Peth. Pune – 411 030
Contact: +91 9520 24533452
Email: swadhar@rediffmail.com

Chetna Mahila Mandal
13, Gururaj Society, Bhosari, Pune- 411039
Contact: +91 9520 26610516
Email: jyotipathania@yahoo.co.in
Bhima Koregaon, Vadu Budruk, Taluka Shirud, Dist Pune 412216

Shramik Mahila Morcha
101, Shivajinagar, Pune 411 005.
Contact: +91 9520 25533560, +91 20 25534652 +91 9422530186, +91 20 24452053

DELHI

Sumaitri Crisis Intervention Centre (Delhi)
http://sumaitri.net/about/
Ph: 011-23389090 (Mon-Fri 2PM to 10PM and Sat-Sun 10AM to 10PM)
Email: feelingsuicidal@sumaitri.net

RAHI Foundation (Delhi) - for Adult Women survivors of Incest and Child Sexual Abuse: http://www.rahifoundation.org/
B-200 Chittaranjan Park, Second Floor, New Delhi - 110091
Ph: 011 41607055
Email: info@rahifoundation.org

Shakti Shalini
6/30-B, Lower Ground Floor, Kargil Park Lane, Jangpura B, New Delhi 110014
Contact: +91 11 24373636, +91 11 24373736
Email: shakishalini@mantraonline.com

Tarshi
11 – Mathura Road, 1st Floor, Jangpura B, New Delhi 110014
Contact: +91 11 24379070, +91 11 24379071
Email: tarshi@vsnl.com
www.tarshi.net

Action India
5/27A, Jangpura – B, Behind Rajdoot Hotel,New Delhi 110014
Contact: +91 11 24377470 + 91 11 24374785
Email: actionindia@vsnl.com, actioni@hotmail.com

KARNATAKA
BENGALURU

Vimochana The Forum for Women's Rights, Bangalore, India.33/1-10 Thyagraj Layout, Jaibharath Nagar, Bengaluru 560033
Contact: +91 80 25492783
Email: streelekha@vsnl.net
www.vimochana.net.in

Hengasara Hakkina Sangha
# 1024, 38th cross, 25th main, 4th T block, Jaya Nagar Bengaluru -560 041
Contact: +91 80 26639884
Email: hhs@bgl.vsnl.net.in

Sangama - A Resource Centre for Sexuality (Bangalore)
Focuses on the rights of sexual minorities
Email: sangama@sangama.org

Viveka Centre for Emotional Support (Bangalore): http://www.vivekatrust.org/
Ph: +91-80-6533 0387
Email: support@vivekatrust.org
Open Monday to Thursday, between 5.30 pm and 7.30 pm and Saturdays from 10.30 am to 12.30 pm. (No prior appointment is necessary)

WEST BENGAL
KOLKATA

Swayam, Kolkata.
Swayam is a women’s rights organization committed to ending violence against women and children, based in Kolkata, India.
Swayam is open from Monday to Friday from 10 am to 6 pm and the first and third Saturdays of the month from 10 am to 2.
Contact number-91 33 2486 3409

GUJARAT
KUTCH

Kutch Mahila Vikas Sanghatna
11, Nutan Colony, Bhuj, Kutch Dist – 370001
Contact: +91 2832 222124, +91 2832 223311
Email: kmvsbhuj@gmail.com, preetinbsoni@gmail.com

Abdasa Mahila Vikas Sanghatana
Shiddheshwar Nagar, Bhind Post Office, Naliya Kutch, 370001
Contact: +91 28314 222165

Ujas Mahila Vikas Sanghatana – Mundra dist
Sadou Road, KVK Campus, Mundra, Kutch
Contact: +91 2838 223104

Centre for Social Justice – Bhuj
10, Meghmaya, Shardha Society ,Bhuj, Kutch
Contact: +91 2832 – 223441
Email: csjkutch@rediffmail.com

VADODARA

Olakh – A space for women
A Feminist Documentation Resource and Counseling Centre 8-A, NivrutiColony Opp. Jila Talim Bhavan, Karelibaug. Vadodara.
Contact: +91 265-2486487, 2466037

RAJASTHAN

Rajasthan State Commission for Women: works in close collaboration with NGOs working on women’s issues, a few are listed below. Follow the link for the rest: (http://rscw.rajasthan.gov.in/networkingwithngo.aspx)

JAIPUR

Vishakha
9 Pratap Nagar, Near Glass FactoryTonk Road, Jaipur
Contact: +91 141 517 2422

Vividha
Mahila Salaha Evam Surakshan Kendra (south), Gandhi Nagar,Mahila Thana, Gandhi Nagar, Jaipur
Contact: +91 141 5172435
Email: vividha_2001@yahoo.com

Aparajita, one-stop rape crisis centre, Jaipur
Address: Jaipuria Hospital (Rukmani Devi Beni Parsad Jaipuria Hospital ), JLN Marg, Milap Nagar, Jaipur, Rajasthan 302018.
Ph: 0141-2553763/2553764
Email: aparajitaweraj@gmail.com

UTTAR PRADESH
LUCKNOW

Sahayog
A-240 Indira Nagar, Lucknow 226016, UP
Contact: +91 522 2341319, +91 522 2310747

Humsafar “Support Centre For Women”
27, New Berry Road (near times of India) Lucknow- 226001

MADHYA PRADESH
BHOPAL

Sangini – A Gender Resource Centre, an organisation working on gender equity and women rights.
G 3 / 385, Gulmohar Colony,Bhopal 462039
Contact: +91 755 4276158
Email: sanginicenter@rediffmail.com

MEGHALAYA

Voluntary Health Association
Opposite ‘Iarisa Cottage, Upper Nongrim Hills, Shillong 793003
Contact: +91 364 2522834, +91 364 2522835 (Office)
Email: bj1975@rediffmail.com, vhamegh@rediffmail.com

Lympung Ki Seng Kynthei
Contact: +91 364 2504233, +91 364 2220595

RESOURCES – LEARN MORE:

Narcisstic Personality Disorder:
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/narcissistic-personality-disorder/symptoms-causes/syc-20366662 https://scroll.in/article/805361/opinion-why-are-we-becoming-so-narcissistic-heres-the-science

The Gender-based Violence Help Map - The Red Elephant Foundation
https://gbvhelpmap.crowdmap.com/
The GBV Help Map comprises verified listings across the world of providers of legal, medical, education / employment and emergency services, along with police, ambulance, consular and refugee-specific helplines for survivors of gender-based violence world over.

Safecity - Pin the creeps
http://safecity.in/
Report your story of sexual harassment or sexual abuse in public spaces in India
at http://maps.safecity.in/

Orinam(Chennai)
http://orinam.net/resources-for/lgbt/groups-and-lists/

Gaylaxy
http://www.gaylaxymag.com/

Gaysi
http://gaysifamily.com/2017/08/16/12-indian-ngossupport-groups-lbt-persons-need-know/

5 LGBT NGOs in India
https://blog.justcling.com/2017/08/21/5-lgbt-ngos-in-india/

LGBTQ Support and Helplines in India
https://fiftyshadesofgay.co.in/lgbtq-support-and-helplines-in-india/

Organizations helping India's queer community find its voice
https://www.thebetterindia.com/104865/pride-lgbt-india-queer-community/

MINGLE (Mission for Indian Gay and Lesbian Empowerment)
http://mingle.org.in/

Because We Were Born This Way: Here Are Ten Indian Organizations Working For The LGBTQ
https://www.youthkiawaaz.com/2013/08/because-we-were-born-this-way-here-are-ten-indian-organizations-working-for-the-lgbtq/amp/