FOCUS was established in 1985 as the result of coming together of grass root organizations and a resolution adopted in International Youth Year observed in the same year participated by International Communities and Donor agencies at Kolkata. At Present we are working for Educational support for continuation of sustainable education for the downtrodden and underprivileged 800 children of city slums. Supporting anti-Child Labour program for eradicating the evil from the society. Functional literacy classes for the empowerment of women and adolescent girls of our society. Vocational Trainings and Hand Trades classes and training have been given to the adult women and girls to make them independent in their life. Formation of Community Based Organization for building up Local Leadership and their confidence to raise voice for their own rights. Running Open Shelter Home and Night Shelter for Street Children and left out children. Study and Research on different social issues such as Women Empowerment, Child Marriage, Child Abuse, Child Labour, Child Protection and Human Trafficking have been taken under process. Acceptance of placement of students from National and International Institutes such as University of Hong Kong, Japanese University, Rabindra Bharati University, IGNOU, Jay Prakash Institute of Social Sciences. Micro entrepreneurship training and micro credit support to women headed families for better livelihood support.
FOCUS had the privilege and the opportunities to work closely with National and International agencies like UNICEF, ILO, City Bank New York, Trickle-up Program (USA), DOEN Foundation (Netherlands), Bread for the World Germany, Duetche Kolkata Group, Ministry of Women & Child Development, Ministry of Labour Government of India, reputed corporate importantly Apeejay Surendra Group etc.