Children Institutions Section 2019-07-18T13:25:00+00:00

Statutory Children Institutions (SCIs)

Mandate

  • Coordination of Institution Services
  • Classification of Institutions according to risk levels
  • Design, coordinate and monitor the implementation of rehabilitation and care programmes in the SCI
  • Review and monitor the implementation of the National Standards in SCI
  • Assessment of children committed in SCI according to the risk levels
  • Capacity building of officers in the juvenile justice system
  • Child justice matters
  • Support SCI in acquisition of land registration
  • Awareness creation of through care and after care services
  • Periodic review of placements in statutory institutions
  • Spearhead establishment of Halfway houses for children

The department operates 47 County Children Offices (CCOs) and 195 Sub-County Children Offices (SCCOs). An additional 70 SCCO’s have been opened this financial year bringing total to 265 SCCO’s.

County Children Offices (CCOs) and Sub-County Children Offices (SCCOs) capture the following;

  • Child registration details
  • Child background details
  • Child protection case form (including case types, encounters, services, referrals, court sessions, court orders, institution placements)

Statutory Children Institutions capture the following;

  • Child registration details
  • Lists of children resident and exited with reasons
  • Health or welfare problems within institution, services and referrals provided

The map below shows the location of the 29 Statutory Children Institutions (SCIs) in Kenya

There are also Child Protection Units (CPUs) which protect children from violenceabuseexploitationand separation from family. In Kenya such institutions are in; Kakamega, Busia, Mombasa, Nakuru, Nairobi (BuruBuru , Kamukunji , Kilimani) Bondo, Usenge, under construction (Kwale, Kilifi, Tharaka Nithi)

The DCS runs a total of 29 statutory children institutions categorized as in the table below:

Remand Homes Physical Location Postal Address Contacts
Nairobi Along Lower Kabete road, adjacent to University of Nairobi  School of Business. PO BOX 23043-00604 Lower Kabete. dknjama@gmail.com, 0723677626
Kisumu Kisumu Town – Ksm East N/A kisumuremand@yahoo.com, 0721852028
Kakamega
Manga Along Motemomwamu-Manga Road,next to Sengera  Asst Chief’s office. N/A mangacrh@yahoo.com, 0720283926
Machakos Off Machakos-Wote road, approximately 1km from Machakos University P.O Box 935-90100, Machakos mrescuecentre@yahoo.com, 0720117087
Nakuru
Malindi Malindi, Maweni P.O Box 36 – 80200, Malindi mremandhome@yahoo.com, 0726726116
Kericho
Eldoret
Meru
Kiambu Kirigiti, Ruiru-Kamiti Road

P.O.Box 73-00900, Kiambu 

managerkiamburemand@yahoo.com, 0724507876
Murang’a
Nyeri Ruring’u; Near Ruring’u Stadium and Police Dog Unit, behind Assistant County Commissioner’s (DO’s) Office. N/A nyerichildrenremand2017@yahoo.com, 0723831298
Likoni
Rehabilitation Schools Physical Location Postal Address Contacts
Kirigiti Girls’
Dagoretti Girls’ Near Dagoretti Center, 1 km off Kawangware- Kikuyu Road P. O BOX 5-00902 Kikuyu kiruiclara743@gmail.com, 0724661694
Kabete Boys’ Kitsuru, Lower Kabete road next to University of Nairobi (UoN) School of Business P.O Box 23010-00604 nyagajames54@yahoo.com, 0725442919
Wamumu Boys’ Located near Mwea- Embu road  near P I market. P.O Box 156, Wang’uru Email- managerwamumurehab@gmail, 0720432077/0798794918
Othaya Boys’
Likoni Boys’
Kericho Boys’ Kericho Town, Off Kisimu Road P.O.Box 575-20010- Kericho rehabkericho@gmail.com
Kisumu Boys’
Kakamega Boys’
Rescue Centres Physical Location Postal Address Contacts
Nairobi Lower kabete off kapenguria rd P.O Box 23224-00604,Lower kabete nairobichome@yahoo.com, 0722669388
Machakos Off Machakos-Wote road, approximately 1km from Machakos University P.O Box 935-90100, Machakos mrescuecentre@yahoo.com, 0720117087
Kisumu
Garissa
Thika
Placement and Assessment Centres Physical Location Postal Address Contacts
Kirigiti Girls’ Reception
Gerathuru Boys’ Reception Off Lower Kabete Road BOX 23051-00604, Lower Kabete. 0790544039.

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