The Christian Counselling Centre, Vellore is a pioneering institute in the field of human relations, psychological counselling and psychotherapy. Started in 1970 as a non-profit ecumenical educational institution, its mission is the development of human resources. CCC is registered under Societies Registration Act XXI of 1860. The Centre caters to the needs of people of all social and religious backgrounds in three ways - training, counselling services and research throughout the year. The Centre is a beehive of activity with a variety of residential courses lasting four weeks, eight weeks and 12 months The Centre also runs a non-residential out-patient clinic for Counselling Services.