Organizational Profile

ASSOCIATION FOR HEALTH AND COUNSELLING

(SHANTHIHAM)

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  1. General Information
Vision To ensure all individuals, families and communities in Sri Lanka experience well-being and positive mental health; enabling them to flourish in all aspects of their lives, and can contribute to Society in a meaningful way.
Mission

We promote, facilitate and support the development of well-being and positive mental health for all individuals, families and communities in Sri Lanka by providing:

– Support to all, particularly those in crisis and at risk of mental health problems.

– Training to a wide range of professionals, community based organizations, national and international NGOs, and local volunteers to develop and enhance knowledge and practice in promoting well-being and positive mental health

– Evidence and research on what works well to enhance well-being and positive mental health of our communities.

Address 8,8/1, Katpaha Vinayagar Lane,
Off Kachcheri Nallur Road, Jaffna

Project Site Office(s): Maruthankerny and Mullaithevu and Kilinochchi

Telephone No(s): T.P: (0094) 021 222 9720/ 3338
Fax T.P: (0094) 021 222 3338
e-Mail General : psych@sltnet.lk

Executive Director – ed@shanthiham.lk

President – president@shanthiham.lk

Information – info@shanthiham.lk

Web address www.shanthiham.lk
Date / Year Established 15.09.1988
Board Members Name Position Contact Tel No:
Mr. T.Vijayasangar President 0776621811
Mrs. L.Shiromi Vice President 0777932729
Mr. S.Rasendran President Elect 0771277534
Mr. S.Ravindran Secretary 0771301064
Mr. K.Sripathy Asst. Secretary
Mr. S.Matheeswaran Treasurer 021-2229720
Mr. N.Navaratnarajah Council Member 021-2229720
Mrs. B.Philip Council Member 021-2229720
Dr. V.Anavarathan Council Member 021-2229720
Mr. T.Thirumayuran Council Member 021-2229720
Mr. K.Arundaharan Council Member 021-2229720
Ms. SharanVasuki Council Member 021-2229720
Mr. D.S.Leonard Council Member 0777932729
Prof. D.J.Somasundaram Chairman, Advisory Committee 0775609200
Dr. S.Sivayokan Member of Advisory Committee 0773621001

 

Contact Persons, Positions etc Name Position Contact Tel No:
  Mr. J.Thatparan Executive Director 02122297200777733058
  Mr. K.Thanaranjitharajan Finance Manager 0213211348
  Mrs. T.Tharshini Project Coordinator 0212223338
  Ms. A.Yaliny Human Resource Officer 0212223338

 

  1. Registration Details
Type Place Date Registration No
Divisional Level
District Level
NGO Secretariat Colombo 01-02-2012 L 145605
Company Registration
Parliament Act
European Union  PADOR Sri Lanka 2013 LK-2010-DRI-0809459261

 

  1. Funding
Source of Funds Foreign & Local
Financial Year 2011-2014
Funding Capacity in the past 3 years 2011 2012 2013 2014 Tentative
12,791,287 14,686,169 6,422,455 21,000,000
Auditors Annalingam Associates

 

  1. Sectors that could be handled
Sector Description
Housing
Water
Sanitation
Livelihood All fifteen DSs in Jaffna District
Children All fifteen DSs in Jaffna District
Youth All fifteen DSs in Jaffna District
Gender All fifteen DSs in Jaffna District
Psychosocial / Trauma Counseling Covering three Districts in Northern province
Vocational Training
Micro Finance Three DSs in Jaffna District
First Aid /Health and Nutrition All fifteen DSs in Jaffna District
HIV / AIDS and STDs All fifteen DSs in Jaffna District
Alcohol and Drug prevention All fifteen DSs in Jaffna District
Disaster Preparedness /Mine Risk Education
Humanitarian Assistance / Relief All fifteen DSs in Jaffna District
Human Rights / Advocacy / Lobbying
Other Psychosocial training programs All fifteen DSs in Jaffna District

 

  1. Staff Details
Category Male Female
Permanent 02 01
Temporary 25 19
Volunteers 18
Number that left the organization in 2013 06 05
New recruitment in 2014 07 05

 

  1. Assets
Building and store Approx. 25 million
Vehicles 06
Computers 15
Photocopier 03
Fax Machine 03
Multimedia 03

 

  1. Any other information:

Shanthiham has developed several materials on psychosocial well-being/mental health (please visit our website for further information)

Three training halls which can be used by NGOs/workshops/for any training programs.

 


 

 

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