The Thai Elephant Conservation Center has many projects designed to help improve the care and wellbeing of Thailand's elephants, especially the country's 2,700 elephants kept in captivity.
The Royal Elephant Stable houses and cares for six out of ten of the King of Thailand's 'white elephants'.
The National Elephant Institute ((NEI) is the mechanism though which the TECC creates public awareness and also extends its vast expertise in elephant care to support private owners and help other government agencies.
The Forest Industry Organization (FIO), a civil service organization, is the TECC's parent organization. Founded in 1947, the FIO has vast sustainable forest plantations that not only supply Thailand with ecofriendly wood but also protect watersheds and serve as a carbon sink.
Hospital Work, conducted by the TECC's onsite hospital, brings live-saving medical care to elephants and also includes sophisticated scientific research.
The Mobile Elephant Clinic, working in conjunction with the hospital, provides free medical care for sick and injured elephants all over the country.
The Elephant Rescue Unit is a traveling team that can instantly be sent to aid distressed elephants, most especially to capture escaped and dangerous bull elephants in musth.
Pang La Sanctuary is a nearby facility caring for 32 elephants unfit for even the lightest work. A few elephants are simply old and retired but most are either crippled, drug-addicted, blind, or even just exceedingly dangerous.
An Elephant Care Manual, the world's first to be written for mahouts in their native language, has done much to improve the quality of care given to elephants in the field. Internationally acclaimed, the manual has been translated into English, Laotian, and Japanese.