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Services for the Disabled

disabled peopleThe Department of Social Welfare, Probation and Child Care Services provides services and supports for people with disabilities to fully participate in society and community life. The following sections covers our services

  • Services
  • Children's Homes for the handicapped
  • Circulars
  • Ordinances
  • Forms
  • Statistics
  • List of approved aids
  • Information on the handicapped




  1. Providing financial aids for Infrastructure, entrance facilities, wash room facilities, Water (For the low income gaining handicapped people)
  2. Providing self-employment aids (For the low income gaining handicapped people)
  3. Providing self-employment training
  4. Providing aid equipment (For the low income gaining handicapped people)
    • Wheel Chairs
    • Clutches
    • Crutches
    • Tricycles
    • Commode chair
    • Artificial legs and arms
    • Walking frames
    • Hearing aids
    • White Canes
    • Lenses
    • Spectacles
    • Other special equipment
  5. Celebrating international day of people with disabilities
  6. Establishing and maintaining of handicapped peoples' cooperative society
  7. Providing counseling services
  8. Carrying out services in collaboration with the Chief Secretariat for the handicapped 



Children's Homes/Hostels for the Handicapped





Maximum capacity

Sahana Hostel

Samadhi Mawatha, Ampitiya, Sri Lanka

+94 814 940892



Navodaya Special Educational Hostal

109/1, Darmasoka Mw, Lewella, Kandy, Sri Lanka

+94 812 240844



Senkadagala school for the blind and deaf 

Sir Kuda Ratwatte Mw, Dodamwela , Kandy, Sri Lanka

+94 812 216119
Fax: +94 812 234073



Sahana school for the deaf and mute

Koswana, Kaikawela, Sri Lanka

+94 662 220864





Details of People who Requested Aid



Divisional Secretariat


Approval Granted

Issued to the Divisional Secretary







Senior Citizens

senior citizens We build, maintain and monitor elder's home to take care of elders above 60 years of age

Disabled Citizens

disabled citizens We assist disabled persons with aid equipment, self-employment training & opportunities and financial and infrastructure facilities

Probation & Child Care

probation child care The Dept. assists, educates and takes care of orphaned, deserted, helpless and abused children and maintain orphanages

Reach Us

Reach us No.615
William Gopallawa Mawatha
Kandy, 20000
Sri Lanka

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