Address :  Jeevodaya Nagar,Abhanpur 493 661,Raipur (Dt), C.G.
Catholics: 150

Jeevodaya Social and Leprosy Rehabilitation Center was started on October 24, 1969, by Fr. Adam Wisniewski, SAC, who purchased 24.5 acres of land in Abhanpur block and remained there till his death. The foundation stone of the cottage was blessed on November 3, 1969, by Rt. Rev. Msgr. John Weidner, SAC. In the year 1971, on January 30, is the International Anti-Leprosy Day, the main leprosy center building was blessed by Rt. Rev. Msgr.JohnWeidner, SAC. On March 19, 1977, the church was blessed by Rt. Rev. Msgr. W. Hunold, SAC. The center takes care of the children with leprosy, including their treatment, schooling and professional training. Dr. Helena PYZ from Poland Marian Secular Institute is working here. A Higher Secondary English Medium school is functioning for the benefit of children in the area. There is a good Hindi Medium School for many years for the children of the leprosy reliant. The Centre is managed by the Pallottine Fathers.