About Us

Help is Our Main Goal

Western Region Social Service Forum (WRSSF) is the Social Development Wing of the Western Region Bishop’s Council. It was initiated in 1996 and was registered in the year 2001 under Societies Registration Act, 1860 and the Bombay Public Trust Act, 1950.

WRSSF works with 17 Partner NGOs from Maharashtra, Gujarat and Goa and the Union Territory of Dadra Nagar Haveli. WRSSF acts as a co-coordinating and facilitating organization and inspires, animates, supports and promotes the developmental interventions of its 17 Partner Diocesan Social Service Societies (DSSS) for the integral development of people. WRSSF adopts an inclusive approach and does not discriminate anyone on the basis of caste, gender, religion, creed or linguistic groups. The organization implements programs based on the developmental needs of the four zones of its operational area – Gujarat, Maharashtra, Konkan and Vidarbha.

WRSSF helps its Partner Organizations to build up strong organizational system by formulating relevant policies and procedures. It also gives handholding support to the Partner Organizations on various thematic areas such as sustainable development, local resource mobilization, strategic planning, project implementation etc. by networking with the Government, Corporates and other Funding Organizations.

Western Region Social service Forum seek to work with the government Machineries, the Development wings of the corporate sector, like-minded Non – Government and voluntary Organizations for remedying the de- humanizing condition of wretched poverty, oppression, literacy, child labour and gender bias by promoting human dignity of the poor, the marginalized and the vulnerable families of the communities in the society. Through its different programs, WRSSF seeks to endorse equitable and sustainable development of the socially and economically excluded section of the society without any cast, religious or political affiliations and preferences.

To establish a just society where Gospel Values of Love Equality and Peace are lived and nurtured.

Our Vision

To promote human dignity of all, through a process of empowerment of the poor and the marginalized.

Our Mission