Vachana Jyothi De addiction centre is a pioneering project undertaken by the Society of the Divine Word (SVD) India , Mumbai Province in Northern Kerala. We are popularly known as divine world missionaries. It is an international religious missionary congregation for men founded by St.Arnold Janssen.We work in 70 countries worldwide. We work in the areas of education, social service, media & communication, pastoral care and formation programs.
In order to address the social issues of alcoholism and drug addiction- India Mumbai province of svds started vachana jyothi de addiction center on 2nd october 2012- It is a registered non governmental, non profit organization. Vachana Jyothi De addiction center is located on National Highway-17, at pilathara, nearly 40 kms from Kannur towards Mangalore, and six km from payyannur, towards kannur.
This centre is established with a vision for mentoring lives of broken families, due to addiction.According to the order of priority its first mission is to provide affordable non discriminatory effective care and support to people who are addicted to alcohol through a well charted out de addiction programme. The project focuses on treating and rehabilitating persons addicted to alcohol and other drugs. The centre is open to all irrespective of cast, creed and religion.