In May 2011, READ received a grant from the Differently Abled Welfare Department. The check of Rs. 135,000 (approx. 3,000 dollars) was donated by the Perambalur District Collector Mr. Vijayakumar, and is meant to cover the food expenses. In addition, On June 23, 2011, an inauguration took place of the Early Intervention Center for Mentally Disabled Children (0-6). This center was inaugurated by the new Perambalur district collector Dr. Daresh Ahemed I.A.S., and Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) Mr. Tamilselvan, Perambalur, and the District Differently Abled Welfare Officer Mrs.Shyamal. This center now receives support from the Government of Tamil Nadu.