1960-79 - Concentrated on welfare activities by providing relief to those who had been hit hard by natural calamities like, sea erosion and high tide.
1979-90 - Focused on integrated development programmes for targeted population and kept updating with changes pertaining to contemporary social development issues. QSSS mobilized people into “Credit Unions” and effectively set up linkages with financing institutions for availing Government subsidy for Income Generation Programs.
1990 - 2000 - Focused on women empowerment and community based people’s organisation to harness women power by strengthening credit unions and by bringing women to mainstreams of development paying special attention to fish vending women.
2008 - 2010 - Initiated sustainable development programmes for the fisher folks and livelihood initiatives for women from the fishing communities. Weather dissemination and forecasting centre, training for value-added fish products, EDP and IGP trainings were enabled. Association with CHILDLINE was a major breakthrough.
2010 - 2016 - Concentrated on alternative Livelihood Initiatives. Skill Development Programmes for the youths were also promoted. Vocational Rehabilitation of Paraplegic clients, Shelter home for the protection of women affected by domestic violence and Friends of Coconut Tree (FOCT) were some of the prominent initiatives.Concentrated on Institutional and Right based care.