Mission: CHILDLINE’s focus is to attain every child in need and ensure their rights and protection through the Four Cs;

  • CONNECT through technology to reach the ‘last mile’.
  • CATALYSE systems through active advocacy.
  • COLLABORATE through integrated efforts between children, the state, civil society, corporate and community to build a child friendly social order.
  • COMMUNICATE to make child protection everybody’s priority.

Project Description: CHILDLINE is 24 hour free emergency outreach service for children in distress under the ministry of Women and Child Development with the support of Non-profits and different Government departments. Toll free number 1098 is used to reach the distress message to CHILDLINE call centre which will be connected to each district intervention unit. The first CHILDLINE in Kerala was under the initiative of Don Bosco Veedu Society.


Services Numbers
Medical 7
Shelter 251
Restoration 22
ESNG 511
Missing /Parents asking help(Traced/ESNG 27
Missing Child Found


Unclassified/Sponsorship/ DNF 432
Protection from Abuse(PFA) 560
Total Interventions 1816