Delhi Council For Child Welfare

Provides housing, medical care, nutrition, rehabilitation, vocational training, and education to underprivileged children, including the homeless and disabled

  • Started: 1952
  • Delhi, Delhi

About

Delhi Council for Child Welfare(DCCW) aims to provide programs and services to under-privileged children in and around Delhi in the areas of nutrition Read more, medical services, vocational training, care of abandoned children, adoption, rehabilitation of mentally and physically challenged children, day-care, and non-formal education. These services reach over 2500 children daily. Anganwadi Workers Training Centre directly benefits 10000 to 12000 poor women trainees across Delhi.


Issue

Underprivileged children face a lot of challenges due to their poor socio-economic status and lack of access primarily to education and then, basic amenities.

Action

DCCW aims to enable and empower underprivileged by helping them out in all aspects of education, from preparing them for enrollment into mainstream schools, sponsoring their education, providing vocational training to enabling life-skill training.

Sectors

  • Food & Nutrition
  • Specially Abled
  • Child & Youth Development
  • Health
  • Education
  • Employment
  • Housing

Impact

More than 9,000 surgeries have been performed and over 25,000 children have been fitted with aids. placed over 2,800 children in loving families. 85% of children eligible for entry to regular school have successfully enrolled in mainstream schools. Sponsors 1000 children. 100 working children have been enrolled in the working childrens project. Skills 650 participants in practical competencies each year.

Programs

  • Bal Chetna

    The Bal Chetna Program offers residential facilities for homeless mentally-challenged infants at Palna, as well as day-care facilities for children from economically backward families. Bal Chetna provides specialized care, facilitating the stimulation and development of special needs children, with the objective of making each child as self-reliant, competent, and communicative as is possible.

    It offers Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy, Music and Play Therapy, Special Education, Speech Therapy, Vocational Training, Psychological Evaluation, Parents’ Meetings and Counseling, a Home Training Programme, and a midday meal with supplementary nutrition.

  • PALNA Weekids

    PALNA Weekids is a day-care program for 500 underprivileged children up to 6 years, preparing them to enroll in mainstream schools. Along with basic education, they are also taught basic hygiene and its importance, posture and manners.

    A monthly medical check is also conducted, and if required, the children are also provided with clothes and shoes by the kendra. Additionally, the kendras guide parents on how to apply for school admission and help with required documentation.

  • Vocational Training Program

    The Vocational Training program is a skill development program for over 600 adolescent girls from underprivileged families of resettlement colonies and the urban slums of Delhi. It offers courses in tailoring, beauty culture, computer graphics and animation.

    The girls also undergo sessions in English-speaking, confidence-building, motivation, communication and presentation skills, etiquette and attire, legal rights, self-defence, arts and craft.

  • Working Children's Project

    The Working Children Project aims to guide working children to enroll into schools, provide the children with nutritious food, education, vocational training, health facilities, recreational activities, and keep them off the streets. Over 100 children have enrolled in this program.

  • Supervised Homework Scheme

    The Supervised Homework Scheme aims to help underprivileged children 6 to 13 years old keep up with school work and reduce drop-out rates. Alongside academics, the program also includes story-telling, reading, music, quizzes, leadership exercises, parent-teacher meetings, and regular health check-ups.

  • Educational Sponsorship Program

    The Educational Sponsorship Program provides financial support to academically bright children from low-income families who are unable to attend school because of financial constraints. About 1,000 children receive sponsorship.

  • PALNA

    PALNA is a home for orphan and abandoned children with a team of therapists, counsellors, caregivers, and teachers to oversee the growth and development of each child. It provides medical care, proper nutrition, and education to these children.

  • Orthopaedic Program

    Orthopedic Centre for Differently Abled children provides a complete range of rehabilitation services to physically disabled children, especially those affected by polio and cerebral palsy. The services include surgery, physiotherapy, fitment of aids and appliances, all available under one roof and virtually free of cost to the children.

    The centre also offers guidance and counselling by clinical psychologists to children awaiting surgery, and vocational training to older physically challenged children to help them become independent. More than 9,000 surgeries have been performed, and over 25,000 children have been fitted with aids.

Registration Details

  • PAN Card

    AAATD5531

  • Registration ID
    S-2236 of 1963-1964
  • VO ID / Darpan ID
    DL/2017/0115090
  • 12A

    DLJ(C)(I-369)/1974-75

  • 80G

    No.DIT(E)2008-2009/D-181/3448

  • FCRA

    231650267

Location

Project Location

Headquarters

Delhi Council for Child Welfare, Qudsia Bagh, Yamuna Marg, Civil Lines

Projects in States

West Bengal, Chhattisgarh, Bihar, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Delhi

Other Details

  • Type & Sub Type

    Non-profit
    Society

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