About Us

Who we are ?

Run by Penuvel Emmanuel Charitable Trust under the auspices catholic Dioceses Kanjirappilly, DARE located in Peermade, in Idukki district, Kerala, India is an institution dedicated to the cause of setting society free from scrounges of alcohol and substance abuse.

A pro-active approach through psycho spiritual programs achieve our goal of whole person recovery and profound personality changes. Special emphasis is given on intensive personal counselling and care in a relaxed friendly atmosphere. The process of recovery is further accelerated by the stunning beauty of nature around the centre.

Starting in the year 1988, DARE has been catering to the paitients pert aming to alcohol and drug-addiction. It owns 3.5 acres of land and building comprising about 4000sq.ft of usable area.There are 14 rooms,# dormitories counselling room, Office, Pharmacy, Kitchen and dining.

DARE has a philosophy and programme which has evolved out of the wisdom of years of experiences in dealing with addiction and its victims.

Our Vision

A society of total health free from the clutches of alcoholism and substance abuse through: Risk reduction. Treatment and rehabilitation of victims of alcoholism or drug dependencies, leading them to total abstinence and better quality oflife.

Our Solutions

Early detection and prevention by organising conscientisation programmes, for encouraging right decisions and abstinence. Also conducting training courses and research on alcoholism and drug abuse towards this end.
Social action and campaigning towards strong nd effective public policy.

Our Team

Mar.Mathew ArackalPatron

Bishop,Syro-Malabar Catholic Diocese of Kanjirappally

Rev.Fr.Roy Vadakkel Director
Fr.Alex J Vellappally Administrator