St. Jude India ChildCare Centres
Free accommodation and holistic support to needy families coming from villages and towns to city hospitals for their children’s cancer treatment.
Work and Achievements
St. Jude India ChildCare Centres was established in 2006 with the aim to provide safe clean cost free accommodation to needy children who are brought for cancer treatment from different parts of India but have nowhere to stay.
To help such families St. Judes provides the following:
· A cost-free, secure, hygienic place to stay
· Transport facility to and from the hospitals
· Clean water, rations and nutritional supplements
· Educational and recreational activities including yoga, art, music and theatre
· Psycho-social support with counseling and skill development for parents
We are supported by individuals, corporates and Trusts and currently operate 33 centres, accommodating and supporting 410 families in individual family units, at any given time in Mumbai, Navi Mumbai, Kolkata, Delhi, Hyderabad, Jaipur and Vellore. We will soon start operations in Guwahati and Chennai. Our vision is 1000 family units by 2020.
Rewards and Recognitions:
Crisil VO 1B, Give India 5star Give Assured , GuideStar India Platinum , Americares Certificate of Excellence –Winner Child Health Category 2014
Fund Utilisation Statement
Our commitment is to provide ongoing support to those we take into our care.Typically a child is under treatment for 2- 3years and our sustainability fund ensures we can fulfill our commitment.