Welcome to Prayas Juvenile Aid Center (JAC) Society

Contributing to the holistic empowerment of target groups for a hopeful today and brighter tomorrow

Prayas JAC Society (established in 1988), a national level, child, youth and women-centric community-based non-profit service delivery organization, directly accessing marginalized, vulnerable, destitute, deprived, trafficked, run-away and missing children besides the marginalized women, youth and homeless people. Presently, run by 630+ professionals, through 252 Centres & Units, it directly serves day-to-day nearly 40,000 beneficiaries carrying out intensive outreach programs in 12 States/Union Territories, namely, Delhi, Bihar, Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Gujarat, Rajasthan, Haryana, Jharkhand, Kashmir, Goa and Uttar Pradesh mostly carrying out direct interventions for the children, youth, women, homeless and others in need of care and protection.

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Prayas’ Apex UnitsPrayas' activities are thematically divided under its two apex units

At the heart of all our projects are the three primary aspects of child rights- Eat, Play and Study. Our projects and intiatives strive to make these rights accessible to children along with active engagement in the field of child protection and juvenile justice. To ensure this, we work on aspects related to a child's life, hence...

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Our Values

Prayas JAC aims to be a crusader for juevenile justice and child rights. Our work aims to make the system accessible, transparent and accountable and create a foundation towardsa comprehensive child protection mechanism.

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Prayas' Policies

Our two-fold protection mechanism looks after children & their needs in theory and practice. On field our work on pre & post childcare rehabilitative measures ensures children everywhere receive the care & protection they deserve. Our initiatives serve children in conflict with law & children in need of care & protection. More than 200 centres & 38 Shelters/Homes speciallly look after the physical growth & holistic development of children...

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Prayas ImpactReal Impact, Measurable Results

fundraising & donation campaign
of beneficiaries have increased coping skills
of beneficiaries saw an increased income or educational level
increased community needs

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