Prayas JAC Society: Prayas Started with 25 children in 1988, today Prayas caters to the needs of 50,000 neglected, street and marginalized children, youth & women in Delhi, Gujarat, Bihar, Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Andman & Nicobar islands, Haryana, Jharkhand.
Prayas Project > Andaman and Nicobar

Childline-Prayas Project

Name:-Prayas Project
State:-Delhi,Andaman & Nicobar
Areas covered:-Zone of Delhi and parts of Andaman & Nicobar
Working with:-in need of Welfare, care, protection and rehabilitation
Major issues:-
Provision of referral services to children in need of welfare care and rehabilitation, 24 hr child helpline with a toll free no. 1098.

To reach out to every child in need of care & protection by responding to emergencies on 1098 and to ensure access of technology to the most marginalized in urban as well as rural areas & connectivity of 1098 through government telephone exchanges as well as private exchanges. The project also works together with the allied system to create child friendly systems. The project not only provides a platform of networking amongst organizations but also provide linkages to support systems, which facilitate the rehabilitation of children in need of care & protection.

The Project:-
CHILDLINE is a 24-hour free emergency telephone help line for children in need of care and protection. Itís a project of Ministry of social justice and empowerment Govt. of India. Itís operating in 72 cities all over India. In Andaman & Nicobar Childline came into existence on 7th January 2005 and in Delhi its branch came into operation on 2nd October 1998. Childline aims to reach out to the most marginalized children between the age group of 0-18 years, and provides interventions of shelter, medical, repatriation, rescue, death related, sponsorships and emotional support and guidance.

News & Events

  • 14Nov
    25th Foundation Day of Prayas coinciding with Children's day celebrated with 'Run for Children 2012' where 3,000 weaker section children ran for rights.
  • 15Oct
    PRAYASís initiative for skill development and empowerment of youth in Naxal affected areas

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