Nest Centres

General Manager of Nest
Mr. Priyantha Gunasinghe
Mobile Phone +94 777 705 294
Office : Kåre House
241, Beach Road
Hendala, Sri Lanka

Nest Centres where Community Health Workers live and work

1. Gampaha District addresses

  1. Kåre House, 241 Beach Road, Paliyewatte, Hendela, Wattala Telephone: 0094 11 2931680
  2. The Gladys School of Community Health Work and Development is next to Kåre House property
    Telephone: +94 112 946 392
    Contact: Mrs. Dharshani Jayasiri, Manager, Gampaha District

2. Colombo District addresses

a) Nest “Niche”

42, Ananda Coomaraswamy Mawatha, Colombo 3
Telephone: +94 11 2576 278
Fax: +94 112 576 031
Mrs. Renuka Kodithuwakku, Office Administration | +94 777 705 292
Mrs. Anoma Perera, Finance Manager

b) The Skills Development Centre, Mulleriyawa (within the Halfway Home Property )

Contact : Mrs. Madushi Herath | +94 76 367 8295

c) The Lady Ridgeway Hospital for Children

Nest visits twice a month the Lady Ridgeway Hospital in Colombo. Children attend the Psychiatric, Neurological, Cardiology and Nutrition clinics. Children are sent to wards from clinics. Children are under the age of 13 years. They travel from far away villages and towns by bus or train. They come to the clinic with a letter from a Doctor in their area. Nest gives each child light refreshments. Also, because of the problem families are having with lower income than usual, school items are handed out. Such as Exercise books,ball point pen, pencil, water bottle etc.If there are children who need overnight accommodation in Colombo, Nest offers them Board and Accommodation, free of charge, at it’s Residential Centre, Kare House, in Palliyawtte, Hendala. Nest gives cash for transport.

d) Adults and youth in the Forensic wards at the National Institute of Mental Health, Angoda

Nest introduces activities for the Adults and Adolescents in the Forensic wards once a fortnight. The CHWs take refreshments and many things for everyone to do and enjoy themselves, including taking them out in the garden.

3) Kandy District address

Manager – Mr. Sisira Jayantha
“Dumbara Gedere”, 434/154 Kiripattiya Road, Kanahampitiya, Mediwaka, Ududumbara
Telephone: +94 81 5622003 (Manager) / +94 76 44 64 345

4) Anuradhapura District

Manager : Mrs. Kumari Gunathilake
Telephone : +94 77 45 66 735
Address : Nest,
Kekirawa Junction,

5) Hambanthota District – A children’s home is visited regulary.