Bp. Rt. Rev. Dr. Stephen Athipozhiyil
Bishop's House, P.B.
4804, Alleppey - 688 012., Kerala, India.
Tel: +91 477 - 2243363, 2243362, Fax: +91 477 - 2243362
E-mail: mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com
Bp. Joshua Mar Ignathios
Amalagiri Catholic Bishop's House, Punnamoodu,
Mavelikara - 690 101, Alappuzha Dt., Kerala, India
Tel (O): +91 479
2344081, Fax (O): +91 479 2344083
Bp. Mar Bosco Puthur
Mt. St. Thomas, P.B.
No.3110, Kakkanad P.O, Kochi - 682 030
Rev. Fr. Romance Antony
Adichira Thellakom P.O, Kottayam-686016, Kerala, India.
Tel: +91 481 2594802, Mob: +91 9447077438
Episcopal Advisor - Bp. Abraham Mar Julios
Bishop's House,Vazhappilly, Mudavoor P.O. Muvattupuzha - 686 669,
Ernakulam Dist., Kerala, India.
Tel: +91 485 - 2812650
Director in Charge - Jesus Fraternity
Rev. Fr. Yesudas Kodiveettil
Director, Jesus Fraternity,
P.O.C., P.B. No.
2251, Palarivattom P.O., Kochi-682025
Sarathi (Executive Director)
Rev. Fr. Varghese Karippery
Snehasramam, Vettukad P.O,
Thrissur-680 014, Kerala, India.
Ph: +91 487-2689204, Mob: +91 9447269995
Rev. Fr. Lawrence Thaikkattil
State Coordinator, St. Ann's Church, West fort Thrissur 680 004
Kerala Social Service Forum is a
registered charitable society under the Travancore Cochin Literary,
Scientific and Charitable Societies Registration Act XII of 1955. It
is the operational wing of the Commission for Justice, Peace and
Development of the Kerala Catholic Bishop’s Council.
Social Service Forum (KSSF), a Non-Government Organization (NGO)
working under the aegis of Catholic Church in Kerala was formed in
1981. The Forum coordinates the activities of all the 29 Catholic
Diocesan Social Service Societies of Kerala. It acts as an instrument
for the exchange of ideas, sharing of experiences, co-ordination,
networking, and monitoring and participatory evaluation of the member
societies. The Forum also helps the members to re-orient and
re-organize their social action programmes and projects through
training programmes, meetings, seminars, workshops, study tours,
Growing in to a
vibrant resource centre of excellence in social work for the
establishment of a just society.
Strengthening of the partner
organizations through Animation, Training, Knowledge dissemination,
Consultancy, Networking, Advocacy, Lobbying and Research.
The main thrust of KSS forum is the
empowerment of the poor and marginalized through the awakening of
critical thinking. The thrust areas are:
Animation and Empowerment
Capacity building of member
societies through Training
Promotion of peoples organizations
Social Research and Documentation
Strengthen and professionalize partner
Facilitate the planning process of the
Exchange of ideas and experiences
Strengthen the federations of
community based organizations
Net work with development actors
Conduct quality training to address
the social issues
Provide consultancy services
Initiate policy dialogue, advocacy and
Conduct scientific studies and
Inspire and encourage the application
of science and technology in social work
Develop new approaches in development
Monitor and evaluate the activities of
the partner organizations
Declare solidarity to the struggles
for social justice
Facilitate democratization process
through peoples participation
Initiate and promote local resource
Secretary, Justice Peace and Development Commission
Centre, Adichira Thellakom P.O, Kottayam-686016, Kerala, India.
Mob: +91 9847050933