After Care

Any child leaving a child care institution on completion of eighteen years of age may be provided with financial support in order to facilitate child’s re-integration into the mainstream of the society in the manner as may be prescribed. Such a child may be provided after care till the age of twenty-one years on the order of the Child Welfare Committee or the Juvenile Justice Board or the Children’s Court, as the case may be, as per Form 37 and in exceptional circumstances, for two more years on completing twenty-one years of age. Children who are placed in aftercare programme, are provided funds by the State Government for their essential expenses and such funds shall be transferred directly to their bank accounts