Support Groups in India

Contact details for English-speaking support groups and meetings for AA (Alcoholics Anonymous), drug aid, cancer support meetings, AIDS and more…

Alcoholics Anonymous

The Indian chapter of Alcoholics Anonymous conducts open-speaker and discussion meetings that welcome anyone who wishes to address a drinking problem.

Disabled Support Groups

The Astha National Trust Disability Helpline provides support, information and counselling to people with disabilities and their families.

Drug Abuse

The Freedom Foundation offers information and counselling on drug addiction and alcohol abuse.


There are many support groups across India for people living with HIV/AIDS and their families.

Cancer Support

The Indian Cancer Society provides a list of cancer support groups on its website: Click here

Victim Support

Victim Support India provides victims and their families with support, information, referrals and financial assistance.

Family Planning and Sexual Health

The TARSHI website provides many valuable resources on issues related to a variety of aspects concerning sexual health.

Women’s Support Groups

Vimochana offers emotional and legal support to women in distress.

Gay and Lesbian

There are many support groups for gay and lesbian men and women across India. A useful list of organisations, support groups and helplines is available at this link: Click here