The David Sassoon Industrial Home is a Special Children’s Home under section 9 of the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2000 as well as Children’s Home for the orphan and vulnerable boys.
This is a closed home where children study until the age of 18, after which they are transferred to an aftercare.
There are approx 30 Children in Conflict with Law committed to the institution with the aim of rehabilitation and reformation and there are approximately 70-75 children in Need of Care and Protection. Children are engaged in education and vocational training during the day.
Ashiyana runs the following programs in the home:
- Green Friends Project