Children Homes (Boys/Girls) are set up as per Section 30 of the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, with an objective of providing shelter during inquiry process and for providing long term rehabilitation for orphan, destitute children in need of care and protection who are brought before Child Welfare Committees.
Children who are produced before Child Welfare Committees are admitted in the Children Homes. These homes provide education, recreation, training for their rehabilitation along with basic facilities like food, accommodation, health etc. These Children are admitted to outside schools or Colleges for their education and over all development.
There are 56 Children Homes in the State, out of which 28 are for Boys, 27 for Girls and 1 Home for Children below the age of 6 years (Both Boys and Girls). Out of these, two children Homes at Bangalore and Bellary are specially meant for mentally challenged boys and two Homes at Dharwad and Gulbarga are meant for Mentally Challenged Girls
At the end of March 2013, 1274 Boys and 1019 Girls were admitted in these homes.
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