Surat Railway Child Help Desk is a programme run by NAVSARJAN Xavier’s Cell for Human Development, Surat.
NAVSARJAN in short is a civil society organisation registered under Bombay
Charity Act. The child help programme is a collaborative programme by
government of India, Childline India foundation and NAVSARJAN.
The Child Help Line identified as CHILDLINE 1098 is a service provided
of Women and Child Development. Childline
India foundation is a non-government organization (NGO) in India that
operates a telephone helpline called
Childline, for children in distress. It was India's first 24-hour, toll free,
phone outreach service for children. Childline 1098
service is available all over India. It is available in 543+ districts and 117+
railway stations with Child Help Desks. One of these is Navsarjan Surat
Child Help Desk.
began this programme on 10th May, 2018.
is this programme?
Surat Railway Child Help Desk situated at Platform no.1. CHILDLINE works for the
protection of rights of all children aged from 0 to 18. Their special focus is
on all children in need of care and protection, especially the more vulnerable
sections, that includes
Children affected by
physical / sexual / emotional abuse in family, schools or institutions.
Children who need
emotional support and guidance.
Victims of child
Children abandoned by
parents or guardians.
Run away children.
Children who are victims
of substance abuse.
Children in conflict with
Children in institutions.
HIV/ AIDS infected
It also helps children who are in need of
care and protection. Childline number is - 1098.
of Child Help Desk:
To reach out to every child on Surat Railway Station who are in need
of care and protection by responding to emergencies on 1098.
To create awareness about CHILDLINE 1098 amongst every child on Surat Railway Station.
3) To provide a platform of networking amongst organizations
and to provide linkages to support systems that facilitates the rehabilitation
of children in need of care and protection.
For more details visit: www.childlineindia.org