National Council of Children Services (NCCS)
The National Council for Children’s Services (NCCS) was established under Section 30 (1) of the children Act 2001 as a body corporate with perpetual succession and a common seal, to exercise general supervision and control over the planning, financing and co-ordination of child rights activities and to advise the government on all aspects related to children.
The Council was inaugurated on 27th September, 2002.It has its smallest units (Area Advisory Councils) in 47 counties, 229 sub counties, divisions and other devolved structures. The overall role of AACs is to co-ordinate and guide children activities in their areas of operation.
- Legal and Policy Formulation
- Provide technical support and advice to the Council
- Coordinate reporting on regional and International Obligations on Child Rights
- Provide coordination of stakeholders in the Children Sector.