Social Welfrae Centre, Thrissur

Pope Paul Mercy Home is both a residential and a day care training school for the persons with intellectually disabled. It is situated at Peringandoor Village on the way to Shornur 12 Kms. Of north from Thrissur town and near to Thrissur Medical College, Kerala State. It was started in the year 1977 with an ardent desire of the first Archbishop of Thrissur Catholic Archdiocese Mar Joseph Kundukulam. Now, the Archbishop Mar Andrews Thazhath is the patron. Rev. Fr.Johnson Anthikat is the Director.
Pope Paul Mercy Home gives training & education for the mentally challenged childen (Santhivanam), Grown up Boys (Ashanilayam), Grown up Girls ( Ashavanam), a vocational training centre for mentally challenged and over aged (Prathyasha Bhavan) and Early Intervention & Research Centre under one Umbrella. Around 20 types of vocational training units are functioning here. Recently, our new vocational training unit of “ BAKING” was inaugurated by Shri. Ramesh Chennithala, the opposition leader of Kerala Govt. It has also Physiotherapy, Occupational therapy and Speech therapy units for the integral development of the special children.

Training Units

Baking unit I  Paper plate making  Cover making  Organic farm  Book binding  Pen assembly  Rosary  aking  Candle making  File making  Home décor items  Hand wash  Detergent making  Soap  Phenyl  Tailoring  Doll making  Pickle  Incense sticks  Floor mat etc.