At the core is the program "Working with Families"
that strives to bring to the fore the issues that need
to be addressed by families for helping mentally disabled
persons find their rightful place in society. The issues
include basic education, independent living, social
and adult needs, and viable solutions for vocational
training and sustainable livelihoods.
However, we do realize that the onus cannot rest on
the family alone and that there needs to be a larger
participation of the Community and the State. The related
thrust program areas of SFCD are thus directed, with
complementary activities that involve: