As per last count there are around 200 + Old Age Homes in Maharashtra situated in or near big cities.
Elderly people should note the following before enrolling in any OAH:
·OAH should be near a Hospital /Nursing Home
·Ambulance or a vehicle should be available
·Telephone /telegram /email connectivity should be available
·Library, indoor games, entertainment programs and connectivity to the outside world, such facilities should be available to overcome the loneliness of the elderly.
· One should not sell their personal flats and go into an OAH as the options of going back to their residences should be kept open incase they cannot adjust to the OAH.
· The elderly should manage their assets viz. provident fund properly and also should not transfer the flat on someone else s name because of which they would have to shift to the OAH.
– Old people living in OAH should take the opportunity of helping others after their death by donating their eyes to the blind and their body to the medical colleges to help the students. Information on these is available at the OAH and with other voluntary organisation supporting this cause.
Free Old Age Homes for the Poor and Needy
|Sr.No.||Name of the OAH||Address||Enquiries||Contact Numbers||Facilities & Amenities|
|1||Sir Jamshetjee Jeejeebhoy Dharamshala (1947)||Jehangir Boman Behram Road,Nagpada Junction, Mumbai 400 008||Shree Chandrakant Kamble||23051630|
|1. 60 yrs & above. Healthy and Independent individuals only.|
Only few vacant places for the old and needy people. Admission only after verification.
|2||David Sassoon Handicapped Orphanage and Old peoples home (9/8/1863)|
Looks after the ill. Monthly charge Rs 2,500/-, deposit
|96, Navi Peth, Thosar Paga, Near Vaikunth, Pune 411030||Enquiry times 9.30 am to 5.30 pm||020 4328429||Only for the orphans and disabled.|
Age 60 years
Meals and Medicines free,looked after till the end by the organization.
|3||Bhausaheb Firodiya OAH|
|Behind Jakat Naka, Nagar-Aurangabad Road, Vasant Tekdi, Ahmednagar- 414001.||Enquiries between 9 am and 4 pm.||(95241)- 232971||Capacity 100,|
Age- Males 60yrs, Females -55yrs.
Rs 800/- Deposit Rs.2000/- yearly donation Rs.300/-
|4||Shraddhanand Ashram – Vasai OAH (1966)||Advocate Rajani Marg, near Deep Mala, Zenda Bazar, Vasai, Dist. Thane, 401201.||Visiting hours 8 am to 11 am and 3 pm to 6 pm. Contact Sharddhanand Mahilashram, Maheshwari Udyan, Matunga, Mumbai 400019||240 12552|
|Only for ladies.1(a)orphans 50,1(b)no vacancies,1(a) paid seats 35, 1(b) vacant, 2. 60years complete.3(a),5. Monthly Rs.1000/-, deposit Rs. 5000/-,9(a)3months,8(a)retains the orphans.8(b)do not retain the paid inmates,10(b),11(a),12. Food, lodging and Free medicines for the orphans.|
|5||King George Memorial Hospital(1938)||Dr. E. Moses Rd. After Famous Studio, Mahalaxmi, Mumbai 400 011||Dr. A. V. Kamat||24923877||Only the old orphans are looked after Free till the end.The ill are looked after free for sometime. No vacancies at the moment, enquire on phone.|
|6||“Ashadan” Missionaries of Charity for dying destitutes.||Sakhli Street, Byculla, Mumbai 400 008||2309 3591||The homeless, ailing and dying poor people are picked up from the streets and the slums and cared for free of charge till the end. More than 300 seats.|
|7||Missionaries of Charities run “Shantidan”||LT Road, Gorai creek, Borivali East, Mumbai 400 091||2867 1362||Old and dying homeless people from the footpath are looked after. Seats 222.|
|8||“Little Sisters of the Poor” Home for the Aged, (1958)||Mahakali Caves Road, Andheri East, |
Mumbai 400 093
|2838 2535||Totally free. Total seats 300.|
175 Males,125 Females. No vacancies.
|9||Savitribai Phule Mahil OAH||Bhagat Singh Nagar No 1,Goregaon West, Mumbai 400 104.||Smt. Vijaya Zombade||2874 1621||1(a)Total seats 24,1(b)Admission open 2. 55yrs. Poor Ladies get free lodging, boarding. Affording ill ladies are looked after at a cost.|
|10||Swamy Shanti Prakash OAH||Main Bazar,Camp No 4, Opp Section 30, Ulhasnagar, Dist. Thane||252 8334||Run by Sindhi Trust, but open for all 75 seats totally free.|
|11||Param Shantidham OAH|
|Vairatvasi Abanand Maharaj,|
Taloja, MIDC Vrudha vadi, Post Vavaje, Dist. Thane
|Shri Ram Ugavkar|
8am to 6pm
|731 2695/5927054||Only for the homeless. Capacity 100,Age Males at 60yrs and Females at 55yrs. Free Lodging, Boarding, Medical facilities, looked after till the end. Ashram does the last rites. Certificate stating that the person is homeless to be provided.|
|12||NAB Lions Home for the aging blind, Blind OAH. (29/3/1970)||Khandala 410302, Old Khandala Road,Taluka Maval, District Pune.||National Association for the blind.11 Khan Abdul Gaffar Khan Rd., Worli seaface, Mumbai 400 025||952114/73066|
2493 5365/2494 5822
|Only for the Blind and old and is free. |
Capacity-100 , Age-Male 60 years, Female 55yrs. Certificate from the Eye specialist saying the disease is not contagious,birth certificate,reference from some respected citizen mandatory. Once admitted are looked after till the end.
|13||Anand vihar OAH (1/8/1991)||Nagaon,District Dhule, Nagaon.||Visiting hours 8 am to 12 noon and 4 pm to 6 pm.||23128||Totally free. Capacity 20 |
Age -Males 60 yrs and Females 55yrs. Free lodging, boarding and medical
Other old Age Homes which provide Free accommodation and looking after of the elderly:
|Sr.No.||Name of OAH||Address|
|1||Visawa OAH||Post Khalegaon, Taluka Lonar, District Buldhana.|
|2||Bhimji Maharaj OAH||Pimpri Khurd, Post Arak, Taluka Mangrulpir, District Vashim.|
|3||Shri Prabhu Prabodhan OAH||Ridhapur, Taluka Morshi, District Amravati.|
|4||Swamy Vivekanand OAH||Near Railway Station, Savner, District Nagpur.|
|5||Sant Shri Dola OAH||Umari pathar|
|6||Late Rajiv Gandhi Residential OAH||Dapka (Raja), Taluka Mukhed, District Nanded.|
|7||Sandhya Chayya OAH||Udhyog Nagar, Narsee Gulli, Holi, Nanded 431602.|
|8||Durgavati OAH||J/13, Laxmi nagar, Nagpur.
Run by Swami Vivekanand Social Organisation.
|9||Shantiaai OAH||Baman wadi, Taluka and District Belgaon, Karnataka.|
|10||Shri Kadsiddheshwar Siddhagiri OAH||Kaneri Math, Kolhapur.|
|11||Home for the Aged and Handicapped||Untkhana, Nagpur, 440009
|12||Shri Sai OAH||Mouji Bijewada, Taluka Ramtek, District Nagpur.|
|13||Kashi Govind OAH||Lohari Road, Akot, District, Akola 444101.|
|14||Shri Vinoba Bhave OAH||Varvanti, Post Pohaner, Taluka, District Usmanabad 413501|
|15||Shri Vetaleshwar OAH||Ladegaon, Taluka Kej, District Beed.|
|16||Shri Basveshar OAH||Post Sakol, Taluka Nilanga, District Latur 413544|
|17||Smt. Chandrabhagabai Vanalvad OAH.||Centre Kurala, Taluka Kandhar, District Nanded 431 742|
|18||Orphan Elderly Anand Ashram||Akalkuva, District Nandurbar. 425419.
Paid Old Age Homes on Monthly charges based on the affordability of the elderly
|Sr.No.||Name of the OAH||Address||Inquiries||Contact||Facilities|
|1||All Saints Home |
|54A Dockyard Road, Mazgaon, Mumbai |
|23778357||For Ladies only, Free of charge. Capacity 90, Age for ladies 58 yrs,
Lodging and boarding either free or as per the affordability. This institute has a working women’s hostel, Day care centre for poor children.
|2||St. Anthony’s Home for the Aged||Chapel Road, Bandra, Mumbai |
|3||Vatsalya Trust’s “Vanprasthashram” (estb 7/2/2000)||Sector 2, Plot No.11, Sanpada, Navi Mumbai 400 705||Shri Damle|
3pm to 5pm
2578 2958 2579 4798
|Total seats 24, Monthly charges as per affordability, Age 60 to 75yrs Physically fit elderly admitted. Charges decided as per the affordability,|