As There was a great void regarding Rehabilitation Service for mental illness RFS (I) Lucknow Branch started in March 2005 under the guidance of Prof. A. K. Agrawal and twelve founder members.
RFS(I)Lucknow is a branch of The Richmond Fellowship Society which is the World’s largest global charity network concentrating on mental health. The fellowship was established in Banglore in 1986 with the help of its founder Ms. Elly Jansen, OBE from U.K. and initiative of our mentor Dr. G. N. Narayana Reddy . Over the years the Fellowship has become a major source of rehabilitation for the mentally ill in India . The Fellowship’s rehabilitation centers were established at Banglore, Delhi, Sidlaghatta and Lucknow. These centers are providing modern psychosocial treatment for the chronically mentally ill. The Fellowship uses Therapeutic Community approach and uses skills and compassion to enable mentally ill to rebuild their lives with dignity.
“   To improve the quality of life of patients of chronic Mental Illness.   ”