About Us

The Association for People in Need of Special Care is a Georgian non-governmental, not-for-profit organization. It was founded in 1990 under the name “Dayhome of Social Therapy”. The present name was given in May 2000.

Association for People in Need of Special Care (APNSC) has been working with adults with intellectual disabilities since its foundation. It is one of the leading organizations in South Caucasus region delivering services to people with disabilities.



The implementation of social thera­py in Georgia, in order to make it pos­sible for people in need of special care to gain their individual phy­­sical, mental and spiritual development, their social integration and participation, a life with dignity and acknowledgement by society of their contribution to social life.


APNSC’s three main programs are: