Welcome to Adhar

The Association of Parents of Special Adults is working for the benefit of the Special Adults. ADHAR has built two residential complexes towards fulfilling this objective.

It works in the spirit of Trusteeship and is managed by a Board of Trustees consisting 10 trustees of which 7 trustees are parents of mentally retarded children. At present we have 325 Special Adults (242 male & 83 female) under our care. Adhar is providing them with lifelong care, training and rehabilitation facilities with the help of Psychologist, Psychiatrist, Physiotherapist, Occupational Therapist, Medical Officers, Social Workers, Special Teachers, Care Takers and other Office Staff.

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We believe that the growth of ADHAR to the present position was possible only through the personal interest ‘people’ have taken in it. We are grateful to each one of them for their spirit of sharing for the welfare of the Special Adults. We would like to nurture it for the holistic development of ADHAR.

  • Association of Parents – Public Charitable Trust
  • Humble Beginning in the year 1990 under Leadership of our Adhar’s founder “Late Shri M. G. Gore”.
  • 25-30 Parents came together to find out permanent solution to their worry ‘After us what?”
  • Managing 2 Residential Institutions (Badlapur for Last 24 Years and Nashik for last 5 year)
  • Taking lifelong care of 325 (242 male & 83 female) Special Adults
  • It provides physical, financial as well as psychological relief to parents

Our Profile

  • Registered under PWD Act 1995
  • Registered under Public Trust Act 1950
  • Adhar Logo is Registered under Trade Marks Act 1999
  • Registered under Section 12 A of Income Tax Act 1961
  • Exempted under section 80(G) of Income Tax Act 1961
  • Registered under Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act 1976

Our Vision

To Reach Out to Parents Of Special Adults And To Provide A Life-Time Shelter For Their Special Children

Our Mission

To address the daily care requirements of the Special Adults and work towards the protection, development and enrichment of their life.

Our Strength & Touch Stones

  • Trust, Support & Goodwill of our parents
  • Stable Committed & Dedicated Staff
  • Location: Pollution Free, Hygienic & Beautiful rural setting
  • Ability to manage Special Adults of all categories and make a meaningful difference in their lives.
  • Role Model for other Parents Associations working in this area
  • Accountability & Transparency

History of Adhar

Shri. M. G. Gore, Founder Chairman of ADHAR, conceived a unique concept of having life time care providing institution formed and run by parents of Special Adults. This institution was aimed at addressing the needs and problems of the old parents and care givers of the adults with mental retardation.

The humble beginning of the institution was made in the year 1990. Adhar is registered as “Association of Parents of Mentally Retarded Children” under Public Trust Act. Adhar is an institution by the parents, of the parents and for the parents & their special children. A group of 20-30 parents from middle class families came together under the strong leadership of Late Shri. M. G. Gore and started a residential institute at Badlapur in Thane district.