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- Residential Child Care Services


Residential Child Care Services


Service Description

Residential child care services are provided for children and young persons under the age of 21 who cannot be adequately cared for by their families because of various reasons such as behavioural, emotional or relationship problems, or family crises arising from illness, death and desertion.

   
   

Types of Services


Non-Institutional Care includes:

Foster care - for children under 18 years of age
 
Foster care (Emergency) - for children under 18 years of age
 

Small group homes - for children from 4 to under 18 years of age
List of Small group homes can be downloaded here

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Emergency/ Short-term Care in Small group Home - for children from 4 to under 18 years of age


 

Institutional Care includes:

Residential child care centres (Residential creches) - for children under 3 years of age

 
Residential child care centre (Residential nursery) - for children aged from 3 to under 6

 
Children's reception centre - for children aged under 18 years of age

List of residential child care centres (residential creches, residential nursery) and children's reception centre can be downloaded here
 
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Children's homes - for children or young persons between 6 and under 21 years of age

List of Children's homes can be downloaded here
 

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Boys' / girls' homes - for children or young persons between 7 and under 21 years of age with behavioural or emotional problems. Schools for Social Development are run within some of these homes

List of Boys' / girls' homes can be downloaded here

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Boys' / girls' hostels -- for young persons between 14 and under 21 years of age with behavioural or emotional problems who are studying or working

List of Boys' / girls' hostels can be downloaded here

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Application Procedures

Referral should be made by the social worker responsible for the case through the respective central referral system.