The first Child Care Institution of the Society is Snehajyothy Sisubhavan started on 2/10/2008 with the registration from the Orphanage Control Board vide Reg. No 1691 and renewed upto 01/03/2022 with the capacity of 40 children. It is also registered under Juvenile Justice ( care and Protection of children ) Act, 2015, Juvenile Justice ( care and protection of children ) Rules, 2016 framed by the central/ state Government vide No 197/2017 for 5 yeard from 27/12/2017 to 26/12/2022 with the capacity of 35 children. Now the sisubhavan has 29 children from 0-5 years. As a token of appreciation, the Department of social Justice, the Government of Kerala and the Ministry Women and Child Development, Government of India selected the Snehajyothy sisubhavan for conduction the in country / inter country adoption / placement programme for a period of 2 years initially with effect from 26/10/2013 and renewed up to 25/10/2019 as per the certificate no 8 dated on 09/12/2016 issued by the Department of social Justice, Government of kerala. The Central Adoption Resource Authority (CARA) recognized as Specialized Adoption Agency (SAA) for Conduction the adoption programmes.
All the activities related to adoption is now under the regulation issued by the Central Adoption resource Authority ( CARA ) , Ministry of women and Child Development. Each adoption is finalised by the Committee consists of Chair Person, Child Welfare Committee, Ernakulam, District Child Protection Officer, Ernakulam, Child Protection Officer from District Social Justice Department, Medical Officer from Primary Health Centre, and Adoption in Charge of Snehajyothy Sisubhavan. We are adhere the rules and regulations issued by the central and state governments from time to time. Thisyear we have started Specialized adoption Agency – Child Care Institution linkage for placing the maximum children for adoption as per the CARA norm with the help of District Child protection Unit (DCPU0, Ernakulam.
We have done 41 In Country Adoption and 4 Inter Country Adoption.. 15 Children are waiting for placing suitable families. All the adoption case are finalised by the Honourable Judge, family Court Muvattupuzha. Regular Followup visit to the adopted families for 2 years is given and upload the reports to CARINGS from time to time.
Sisubhavan is conducted variety of programmes for the inmates of sisubhavan. Awarness classes for the staff regarding the health and hygiene, nursing care, providing adequate nutritional care etc. Periodical visit of a team members consisting of medical Officer, health Inspectors, Junior Public Health Nurse etc from the Primary health Centre to assess the children health status and the immunisation. The staff of Sisubhavan attending the meetings and training programmes arranged by the Department from time to time.
Snehajyothy Sisubhavan provides the counselling services to all inmates, pre-adoption counselling to the Parents before the adoption.
Snehajyothy Sisubhavan is conducting the major celebrations like Onam, Christmas, Children’s day, Independence Day, Republic Day and so on with its full spirit. We were conducted different cultural programme and competitions for the children and distributed the prize for the winners. This will provide an opportunity for the children to express their talents in different areas