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Welcome to Department of Probation and Child Care Services

Our mission - In line with national policies and international standards provide equal opportunities for all children specially orphaned, abandoned, destitute and children in conflict with the law while ensuring their rights.

Main Functions of the Department

alt Moulding the character and rehabilitation of adults, young persons and juvenile delinquents referred to the Department.
alt Directing children not obedient to their parents, cutting school, stubborn and engaged in anti-social activities even though they have not committed any offence considered as a crime under the Penal Code.
alt Giving protection to and looking after the orphaned, abandoned, destitute and those subject to cruelty and faced with various disasters and subject to abuse.
alt Investigating supervising and providing aids to voluntary organizations and institutions engaged in children’s welfare services.
alt Taking reasures to lessen and prevent the number of children likely to breakdown in life due to poverty or other social requirements
alt Implementation of the Convention on the Rights the Child adopted by the United Nations and taking necessary steps to protect the Rights of the Child.
Last Updated on Thursday, 04 December 2014 07:41