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“To work for the destitute and abandoned elderly and to provide them Shelter, food, healthcare, love and respect”

Guru Vishram Vridh Ashram (Old Age Home)- The brain Child of SHEOWS. SHEOWS (Saint Hardyal Educational and Orphan Welfare Society) is a "home away from home" for the abandoned elderly of our country. The organisation is registered under Society Registration Act 1860 and the Foreign Contributions (Regulation) Act, 1976. Since last 16 years we are providing free shelter, food, clothing, medical care facilities, love and affection to the destitute and abandoned old aged

With the help of generous and mindful people of our community, the old age home now stands with

  • 10 Special Care Unit
  • 24/7 Doctors and nurses
  • Physiotherapy lab
  • Lifts for elderly
  • Pathology lab
  • X-ray monitoring machine
  • Daily Medicines
  • Nutritious food
  • Clean clothes

All these facilities are provided to the elderly completely free of cost throughout the year. Most of these elders are picked up from the streets of Delhi NCR or brought in by Police/hospital authorities.

SHEOWS is currently running 2 old age homes, Guru Vishram Vridh Ashram of Delhi and Garhmukteshwar, since 2003 and 2008 respectively. These are the home of 320 old men and women found alone and abandoned old age people. In the last 16 years we have rescued nearly 4,310 elders out of which more than 1,816 have been rehabilitated and more than 1,715 have been cremated.

The aim is to serve every destitute, orphan, needy and abandoned elderly by providing them free shelter, food, clothes, healthcare, love and respect. With a strong belief that helping old aged people and spreading awareness of elder care would not only give them a new life but also reduce the issue of elder abuse in the society. We believe in the notion of “Vasudeva Kutumbakam” meaning the whole word is our family which inspires us to serve every needy old aged as our own family member.

Donation to SHEOWS is exempted for perpetuity u/s 80G of the Income Tax Act,1961.

SHEOWS is an ISO 9001:2015 certified organization in India. Each and every staff of SHEOWS is well aware of the quality policy of the organization.

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