“FAMILY COUNSELING CENTRES”
Under the FCC scheme, counselling, referral and rehabilitative services to women victims who are in moral danger within the family or society at large including those affected by disputes, marital discord or maladjustment is provided free of charge.
Conditions of Eligibility
The applicant organisations should have experience and a proven track record in social mobilisation work dealing with women’s issues and problems. The conditions of eligibility as enumerated in the beginning of this booklet shall also apply.
Description of Scheme
The Family Counselling Centre shall work in close collaboration with local authorities e.g.,police and institutions like Short Stay Homes and is expected to intervene in ‘crisis’ cases and in cases of atrocities against women. The Institution should appoint two counsellors, holding Masters Degree in Social Work or Psychology. At least one counsellor should be a woman.