Professional Social Work Organisation 


Institute of Development Support Services (IDSS) is a Social Work Organization registered under Travancore Cochin Literary Scientific & Charitable Societies Registration Act of 1955 (Reg.No.Q.260/2012) and established in 2012.IDSS offers development support services in the areas of Education, Environment and Livelihood. 

IDSS is a guild of professionals to express social commitment. We visualize a world of mutually supportive people irrespective of any classifications and discriminations created by man. It provides a platform for the people who are willing to express their social commitment to the excluded. We try to encourage and uphold the values of 'mutual support' in our society. Our organisation is also a destination for the professionals who extremely want to learn and practice professional social work.

Governing Board of IDSS

T. Muhammed Feroz, MSc
Deepak.OJ, MSW
Rineesh Antony, MSW
Remya Deepak, MSW
 Vice President
Vishnupriya, MSW
Board Member
Uma Senan, MSW
Board Member
 Soumya Krishna, MA, MPhil
 Board Member

Our Vision 

To create a society based on mutual support that contributes to growth - individual & collective and the integral development of the nation

Our Mission 

To work in partnership with people for social security, improved mental health & enhanced livelihood opportunities through capacity building, social action, research & documentation, advocacy and consultancy with strong emphasis on environment protection, social justice & gender equality

Our Motto

"Foster Mutual Support for Integral Development and Empowerment"

Core Values of the Organisation

  • Mutual respect for human dignity
  • Equity and justice
  • Solidarity
  • Integrity & Accountability
  • Learning and adaptability
  • Transparency