St. John of God Centre was started for the well-being of the differently abled, in 1998, by the Hospitaller Order of St. John of God (popularly known as ‘Brothers of St. John of God’), an international health care and social service organization that has been in India since 1969.The Centre caters for the needs of the differently abled (mentally challenged / Learning Disabilities ) of various age groups .This Centre is one of the six Centers operated in India by the Indian Province of the Brothers. The center is registered as Charitable Society (SELD - Society for the Empowerment of the Learning Disabled) under Travancore- Cochin Literary Act XII of 1995 for the holistic development of the differently abled. Its services are open to all sections of people, especially the poor, needy and deprived. At present there are 210 students of which155 are residential and the rest are day scholars.