BALKUNJ serves as a residential home for children who are away from home and provide comprehensive child care facilities to children for ensuring their all round development. It is aimed at ensuring proper care, protection and contribution in overall development of children up to the age of 18 years.
The Objective of the Children Home is to:
- Provide Shelter, Proper Care and Protection to children living in difficult circumstances without parental care.
- Provide shelter to those children whose case is pending before the Child Welfare Committee till final decision is made or restoration in family is ensured.
- Coordination with JSCPS, DCPS, CWC and local Police for rescue, rehabilitation and providing institutional care to children living in difficult circumstances and vulnerable conditions.
The ICPS aims to target children up to age group of 0-18 years under category of Children in Need of Care and Protection and Juvenile in Conflict with Law. The Children Home is meant for children in need of care and protection for age group of 0-18 years.
The program will be implemented from 4th May, 2016 to 31st March, 2017 subject to extension for another year based on performance and approval from GOI.