Pope Paul Mercy Home is both residential and a day care training centre for the persons with mentally challenged. Late Archbishop Mar. Joseph Kundukulam founded this institution – Pope Paul Mercy Home in May 1977 with 24 children. Late. Rev.Fr.Paul Puvathingal was the first Director of this institution. Under the Patronage of the present Archbishop of Thrissur Mar. Andrews Thazhath our institution is getting all the support and care for the smooth running of this institution. Though, it was started with limited number of students, now it has developed into a National level Institution with 464 students. Mentally Challenged students from all over is admitted without any discrimination of caste, creed or religion.
It is a residential school for mentally retarded children between the age group of 5 – 14.
It is a residential school for mentally retarded grown up boys above the age group of 15.
It is a residential school for mentally retarded grown up Girls under the age group of 15and above.
Day Trainees: There are 104 Day Trainees from various places of Thrissur Dist.Transportation facilities are arranged providing sufficient number of school buses.