About Us

Our Mission

To provide temporary accommodation in a clean, friendly and safe environment to the mentally challenged and homeless men within Manchester region.

Through psychological programmes and medical care aid our clients’ rehabilitation and reintegration with their families and communities through partnerships locally and internationally in a professional and dignified manner.

Our History

For over two decades the Ebenezer Rehabilitation Centre has been providing a critical service for hundreds of Jamaicans with mental health issues.

Nestled in the cool hills of Manchester, the Registered Charitable Organization (RCO) rehabilitates and reintegrates mentally challenged homeless persons since its official opening on November 22, 2000, by former Prime Minister P.J. Patterson. The home which was initiated by the late Mavis Francis, a psychiatric nurse, and Joyce Powell, a social worker, facilitates 20 men to date.

The centre which is on the same property as the Manchester infirmary seeks assistance and partnerships from various organizations such as Projects Abroad, RADA, Food for the Poor, the Mandeville Ministerial Fraternity, the Board of Supervision which recently allocated a small subvention to help pay the centre’s utility bills, among others. The central Jamaica based institution provides temporary accommodation in a clean, friendly and safe environment to both mentally challenged and homeless men within Manchester and its environs.