MRCS Sunflower Center

 
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The Sunflower Centre is a charitable non-governmental organisation (NGO) under the umbrella of Red Crescent (MRC), Miri Chapter, established in March, 1982. It caters to children and young adults who are mentally and/or physically handicapped. Located at the headquarters of the Red Crescent, the objective of the Center is to aid affected families & to educate the public to appreciate and understand people with special needs, give the opportunity to blend into the society and to their full potential, educationally and socially and to enable them to make positive contributions to the society. This creates educational and job opportunities, develops work and social skills to maintain a satisfactory career with positive social interaction with the people around them.

The Structure of the Center includes pediatrician, physiotherapist, psychologist, speech therapist & qualified teacher. Today the center currently has about 86 students with special needs & 11 members of staff.

Types of disabilities include but not limited to: Cerebral Palsy, Down Syndrome, Autism, Delayed Development, Multiple Disabilities, Intellectual Disabilities .

Therapy programme & activities include Social & Life Skill Needs, Behavioral-Emotional Needs, Special Educational Needs, Physiotherapy, Vocational Programme, and Early Intervention Programme.

The center is maintained through donations from the public.

The center is located at:

MRCS Sunflower Center
Jalan Sabit Merah, Lot 302, Miri, Sarawak
Tel : 085-420 722
Fax : 085-420 476


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