HelpAge India

Helpage India works to provide dignified, active and healthier life to disadvantaged elders from all sectors of society

  • Started: 1978
  • New Delhi, Delhi

About

HelpAge India conducts awareness programs for elders' rights and entitlements of various government schemes. It has played an important role in the fo Read morermulation of The Maintenance and Welfare of Parents and Senior Citizens Act, 2007, which makes it a legal obligation for children and heirs to provide maintenance to senior citizens and parents. The foundation spreads awareness about elders' rights and existing laws protecting them against abuse. It is participating in the Pension Parishad movement securing pensions for underprivileged elders. The foundation has programs like SAVE and HUG to inculcate values of love, care and respect for the elderly in school-going children and youth. These programs aim to create warmth and affection towards elders.


Issue

Senior citizens lead a disadvantaged due to their age, lack of specific facilities for them and lack of appropriate care.

Action

Helpage India is involved in multiple programmes providing healthcare, age care, livelihoods, disaster response as well as advocacy and awareness on rights and policies relating to senior citizens.

Sectors

  • Health
  • Research
  • Disaster Management
  • Human Rights
  • Food & Nutrition
  • Senior Citizens
  • Right to Information & Advocacy
  • Technology
  • Gender

Programs

  • Livelihoods for Senior Citizens

    In order to empower senior citizens and make them feel that they are useful contributors to society, the foundation has launched livelihood programmes providing them opportunities to get engaged in various activities such as counselling in financial, legal, medical and career matters. They also have an opportunity to provide tuition and guidance to disadvantaged children. They can conduct workshops on developing skill sets such as candle making, fabric painting etc. Senior citizens living on a limited or fixed income, get an advantage card offering discounts on various products.

  • Awareness Sessions

    HelpAge India conducts awareness sessions on digital literacy, old-age pension, financial planning, reverse mortgage, wills and legacies etc.

  • Self Help Groups

    HelpAge India has created Elder-Self-Help-Groups where elders are actively involved in income generating activities.

  • Awareness Sessions

    HelpAge India conducts awareness sessions on digital literacy, old-age pension, financial planning, reverse mortgage, wills and legacies etc.

  • Self Help Groups

    HelpAge India has created Elder-Self-Help-Groups where elders are actively involved in income generating activities.

  • Livelihoods for Senior Citizens

    In order to empower senior citizens and make them feel that they are useful contributors to society, the foundation has launched livelihood programmes providing them opportunities to get engaged in various activities such as counseling in financial, legal, medical and career matters. They also have an opportunity to provide tuition and guidance to disadvantaged children. They can conduct workshops on developing skill sets such as candle making, fabric painting etc. Senior citizens living on limited or fixed income, get Advantage card offering discounts on various products.

Registration Details

  • PAN Card

    AAATH0021

  • Registration ID
    9270
  • 12A

    CIT-II/TE(31)/78/100

  • 80G

    No. DIT(E)/80G/ 2010-11/H-834/738

  • FCRA

    231650010

Location

Project Location

Headquarters

C–14, Qutab Institutional Area

Offices in Cities

New Delhi

Projects in States

West Bengal, Chhattisgarh, Bihar, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Delhi

Other Details

  • Type & Sub Type

    Non-profit
    Society

  • Employees

    100+