St Jude India Childcare Centres
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St. Judes provides clean, safe and cost-free accommodation to children and their parents who are undergoing treatment for chronic diseases like cancer in Mumbai and other cities, facilitating their recovery. It has developed a sustainable model that places children undergoing treatment for cancer on the path to a happy and healthy life. St. Jude India ChildCare centres provides these families with free-of-cost holistic support including housing, nutritional support, transportation to-and-from the hospital, counselling for the family and new skills for income generation, educational and recreational activities, including art-based therapy, music therapy and yoga. St. Jude provides "A home away from home" for these families, during these difficult times.
St Jude started in 2006 with one centre, 8 units in one city- Mumbai. As of April 2018, it is present in 5 more cities with 34 Centres and 440 units. Opened 2 Centres, 22 units in Vellore in April 2018.