Beth Torrey Home (For mentally challenged & handicapped children)

Executive summary

Beth Torrey is a home for mentally challenged and handicapped children & adults. It has about 24 children and adults in its care. The children are trained to develop domestic, social, theatrical and singing skills. They are also taught how to read and write. The children are usually found abandoned by their parents on the streets.

Some are now fully grown adults & are married with children and some have jobs to support themselves. But some of the children are severely retarded and as such, they need constant supervision before they can successfully carry out certain tasks like housekeeping, feeding and even earning a living.

The Home was founded by an American in 1965.

Founder
Elizabeth Torrey

Statistics
24 children & adults

Contact person
Mrs V Obi (Matron)
+234 703 2748 596, +234 702 6229 306, +234 817 6500 020
Imam College Road, Amuwo Odofin, Off Ago Palace Way, Lagos

Needs
Food stuff, generator, electrical appliances, mattresses, blankets, bed sheets, school furniture, toiletries, beverages, cement, telephone, roofing sheets, plumbing materials, cooking gas, diesel, water tanks, pumping machines, washing machines, fans, etc.