Sl.No Names of the Department/Project Description of the Departments/Projects
1 Street Presence

A team with a heart to identify the destitute and run away children from their homes

2 Round the Clock Shelter

Navajeevan runs a clock shelter for children between 5 – 15 years of age and night shelter for children above 15 years

3 Counselling & Family Re-integration

It is a family team or a “parental-peer” team like. It just unravels into the world of a child in need of care and protection and identifies with the child and shares the world of a child.

4 Child MISS (HLK/MCS)

Homelink is a web based service maintained by Don Bosco YaR Forum to facilitate their work for the young at risk, enabling them to maintain and share up to date information on child related issues, across the country. The system generates instant reports based on child profile, missing children, staff centre, sub-centre, and various analyses of reports at local and national level. It is a software tool for documentation.

5 Prerana and Velugu

Prerana and Velugu are the reorientation camps for street children below the age of 10 years and 11-14 years respectively.  Here the children are motivated to move away from the street life.

6 Vimukthi

Vimukthi means “being liberated”. It is a deaddiction centre. Navajeevan facilitates  to those children who have become addicted to drugs and other substances.

7 Chiguru Childrens Village (Boys & Girls)

It is Navajeevan’s Children’s village,  Residential Bridge Courses (RBCs) for children – for boys (Theeram) & for Girls (Baalika), preparing them for regular schooling.

8 Group Care Homes (Moggas & Ankitha)

Group Care Homes (Moggas) for those boys attending local schools, especially after bridge course at Chiguru.  Ankitha and Jyothi School are for girls. .

9 Day Bridge Courses (DBCs)

DBCs are especially designed for children mainly from the slum/village communiites. Besides education, training in hygienic living is also one of the basic activities of DBCs.

10 Naveena in Chiguru

Peer Home for those girls working outside after skills training.  They are here before getting settled in life.

11 Yuva Bhavan

Home for the senior children doing college studies.

12 Vruthi Bhavan

Peer home for those boys who work outside after skills training.

13 RVTC (Residential Vocational Training Courses

The boys are given chances to develop their vocational skills in tailoring, two wheeler mechanism, and carpentry, electrical and plumbing.

14 (LAST) Livelihood Advancement Skills Training

Skills Training in for girls above 15 years – hailing from various villages/slum communities attending beautician, tailoring and computer courses.

15 Peers Educator’s Program

This is a motivational rehabilitation programme for the street children and working children.

16 Infirmary

An infirmary with 20 beds is provided to take care of the sick children by well qualified and experienced nurses.

17 Bala Vikasa Kendram (BVK) – Anti Child Labour Project Project

Navajeevan extends its rescuing and protecting mission to the child workers, working in the city Automobile Industrial Estate (AutoNagar) and other shop/industrial establishments in and around Vijayawada city.

18 Child Domestic Workers Project (CDW)

Rescue, rehabilitation and advocacy of rights of domestic child workers, mostly girl children, employed in various households in and around Vijayawada city.

19 Child Safety Net (CSN)

Building institutional measures to protect the rights of the child at village level through Children Parliaments,  Adult Activists Groups,  Child Protection Committees and  Mandal Child Rights Resource Centre  in collaboration with the District Adminsitration/DRDA, NCLP, Anganwaids, PRIs, village elders and other NGOs - in 10 villages of Penamaluru Mandal, 23 slum areas of Vijayawada City and 70 villages of 14 mandals in Krishna district,  as part of ‘Child Safety Net’.

20 Hitaishi

'Hitaishi' means "Well Wisher'. It is a separate project to support the women victims of  violence and the girls who become prey to traffkcing and sexual crimes.

21 Neethodu (with you)

A project working for the children affected/infected  by HIV/AIDS

22 S&V (Sponsorship & Volunteers) Desk

Navajeevan Bala Bhavan has been collaborating and encouraging the sponsors and  volunteers from different nationalities in the process of providing care and protection for the children in difficult situations right  from the time of its conception.

23 JJ (Juvenile Justice) AP & Telangana Desk

Ensures effective implementation of Juvenile Justice system in Andhra Pradesh & Telangana states by creating district level child justice forums, convergence of line departments, allied systems and people’s forums.

24 Foster Care

To identify, motivate and train potential foster parents for orphaned and vulnerable children, with a special emphasis on children orphaned by HIV/AIDS...

Alternative Care is designed to provide parental love, care, protection, affection, supervision and support to children who do not have parents, caretakers and home. Foster care helps the child for healthy, psycho-social and mental adjustment.

25 Resource Mobilization

The team members are capacitated to mobilize resources using various media to identify sponsors for students attending school, college and professional courses.

26 Documentation

It maintains the minutes of the various meetings, monthly programmes of all the departments, photos and events of special programmes, annual reports and the like.

27 Accounts Department

It deals with all the financial transactions of the organization like Requisitions, Budgets, Bills & Vouchers, account statements, bank transactions and etc.

28 HR Desk

Human Resource Development desk deals with the issues of the staff, especially all the flexible benefits like (Gratuity, Medical, PF, Insurance, Leaves, Salaries and the like). It also maintains the confidential issues of the grievances of the individual staff. It also updates and communicates the programmes of the Organization to the individual staff.

29 Formal Education

Navajeevan also follows up and monitors more than 520 school/college going children mostly from the most marginalized communities staying in various government social welfare hostels and attending local schools/colleges.


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Currently, under Navajeevan, there are 7 registered Child Care Institutions (CCIs) – one Open Shelter & 6 Group Care Homes.

Total number of Street Children rescued by NJBB since 1993 46920 3419 50339
Total number of Street Children Home Integrated since 1995 28445 3171 31616
Total number of Child Labour rescued since 2002 5255 3258 8513
Total number of Domestic Child Workers rescued since 2007 48
Orientation Camps (Prerana & Velugu) – with weekly GCPC (Group Counseling thru Picnic Camp) at Shelter 18 0
Orientation Camp at De-addiction Centre, Vimukthi, Nuzvid 17
0 17
Children in Residential Bridge Centers (RBCs) at Chiguru (Theeram Unit for boys and Baalika Unit for girls) 44 41 85
Children (Orphan & Semi-orphans & from Broken Families) attending schools – mostly staying in Navajeevan’s Group Care Homes (at Moggas & Deepa Nivas) and some in Govt./Pvt. Hostels 154 58 212
Students attending different colleges staying at Navajeevan Yuva Bhavan and in various Govt. / Pvt. hostels 35 91
Residential Vocational Training Course (RVTC) for boys in 2 trades –Two wheeler: 3 & Electrical: 15 & Vruthy Bhavan for boys doing outside work after training: 9 27 0 27
NAVEENA – A residential Vocational Training in Beautician and Tailoring courses for girls at Chiguru 0 12 12
Child Safety Net (CSN) – covering 95 rural villages in 18 Mandals & 40 slums communities in Vijayawada urban    
Children attending 155 Evening Tuition Centers  2110 2269 4379
Children under 155 Children Parliaments  1440 1475 2915
Adult Activists Groups(AAGs)/Volunteers working in Child Safety Net (CSN)  349 815 1164
Child Protection Committee (CPC) Members working in CSN areas as on 31st Jan 2019 355 670 1025
Neethodu – Care & Support for Children Affected/Infected By AIDS (CABA) and their families
Volunteers working with Neethodu desk for Care & Support of affected/infected as on date 1 3 4
Adults affected/infected cases registered at Neethodu Desk 195 386 581
Children affected/infected cases registered at Neethodu Desk since 2009 371
379 750
Education support to the school/college children affected/infected by HIV/AIDS – till 2017 301 324 625
Bi-monthly Nutrition Support to the affected/infected families by HIV/AIDS 63
Total no. of families identified since 2009 under Neethodu

Hitaishi Desk for Victims of Domestic Violence      
Women victims registered at Hitaishi Desk 1 457 458
LAST (Livelihood Advancement Skills Training) - Non-Residential Vocational Training Courses since 2004      
Beautician: 928 & Tailoring: 1139 & Maggam: 559  (currently not in function) & Computer Applications: 649 49 3226 3275

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