CSP has been running this program even before the Govt. of India formulated its Integrated Program for Street Children.The curriculum in this program, apart from academics, includes vocational training in craft and needlework. Drama, singing, painting and sports activities are some extra-curricular activities in which children participate enthusiastically. Additionally, these centres also conduct yoga classes every alternate saturdays for two hours.
Tiffin is now provided at all centres of this program and is the one source of assured nutrition for all the children in the program.
CSP runs 4 centres for street children – Madan Street and Bowbazar Street in North-Central Kolkata and Chetla – Gopalnagar and Harish Mukherjee Road in South Kolkata.
Location: C/O Bhowanipur Players Association
14 Rani Sankari Lane
Contact Person: Sampa Paul
Ph: 98366 56192
Current strength: Currently, the number of students enrolled are 54
Established since: 2000
Special features: This Centre operates from a local club house, hence it has the best toilet facilities compared to the other centres.
Timings: The centre functions between Monday to Saturday 8.30 a.m. and 11.30 a.m.