Department of Social Service






Tel: 021 223 1724

Fax: 021 223 1725    



Provide assistance to satisfy the immediate and long term needs of the disadvantaged and the needy members of the community in a supportive manner with a view to make them partners in national development.


  • Payment of public assistance monthly allowance (PAMA).
  • Supporting families living under the poverty line with self-employment grant.
  • Providing support equipment & Vocational training to the disabled.
  • Assisting the homes for the disabled. & Elder’s Day care centers 
  • Assisting people suffering from contagious diseases such as T.B, Leprosy, Cancer Thalassemia, and Kidney Assistance. 
  • Maintenance of the State Elders’ Home.
  • Provision of maintenance grant to Elder’s Homes maintenance by NGOs and VSOs.
  • Compensating families living under the poverty line whose property and belongings are damaged by disasters.
  • Compensated for crop damaged by wild elephants.

Contact Details

Postal Address : Department of Social Service, Elders Home Complex, Kandy Road, Kaithady

General Telephone: 021 320 2464

Fax No. : 021 223 1725


DesignationName Telephone Number Email
DirectorMrs. S. VanajaDirect: 021 223 1724
Fax: 021 220 1725
AccountantMrs. U.AhilaDirect: 021 753 9146 
Administrative OfficerMiss. T.AmirthaDirect: 021 753 9145 
SSO  – HeadquartersMr. N. RajamanoharanDirect: 021 320 2464