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 > Projects in Delhi

Shelter Home for Girls – Tughlakabad

Prayas shelter home for girls forms a part of the IJJ with the provision of facilities like shelter, food, alternative education, recreation, counseling, health care and vocational training for girls in the age group of 06-18 years. Most of the girls in the home have come from extremely difficult background, including some from Delhi's Red light area. About half of these girls have been enabled to attend regular schools as part of their mainstreaming.

Services Provided at Shelter Home

Food Counselling
Shelter Educational Facilities
Clothing Recreational Facilities
Expertise and Experience in providing Institutional Care to Children

Prayas has been running several Children’s Homes in Delhi and other states. In Delhi, Prayas runs the following Children’s Homes & Shelter Homes:

  • Children’s Home for Girls at Tughlakabad (Capacity 55)
  • Children’s Home for Boys at Jahangirpuri (Capacity 200)
  • Observation Home for Boys at Delhi Gate (Capacity 50)
  • Shelter Home for Boys at Lahori Gate (Capacity 30)
  • Drop-in Shelter for Boys at Nabi Karim (Capacity 20)

Prayas also runs an Observation Home in Johrat, Assam. In Bihar, Prayas has two shelter homes, one each in Samastipur and Motihari. IN Gujarat, Prayas has one shelter home in Ahmedabad.

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
    PRAYAS’s initiative for skill development and empowerment of youth in Naxal affected areas

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