CHILDLINE India Foundation

CHILDLINE 1098 is India's only national, 24x7, free, emergency phone outreach service for children in need of care and protection linking them to long term services for their care and rehabilitation.

Currently operational in 291 cities/districts across 30 states/UTs of India, CHILDLINE responds to over 4 million calls a year. The aim is to be accessible to every child in distress.

CHILDLINE India Foundation is the central agency responsible for initiating, implementing and monitoring the CHILDLINE service in India.


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Organisation mandate

, Children 0 - 18