Childline Kenya (CLK) is a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO), registered under the NGO Board and has been in operation since 2005.
Vision: A society where children’s rights and dignity are upheld at all times.
Mission: To promote child rights and enhance child protection through ICT innovations.
1. The National Child Helpline-116: This is a 24-hour toll free helpline service where children and adults concerned about the welfare of children can call to report child abuse and are linked to a nation-wide network of child protection services for support. Children and parents/caregivers are also provided with counseling or information related to child protection services and child rights. The Helpline is managed by Childline Kenya in partnership with the Department of Children Services.
2. Strengthening Child Protection Systems: This comprises of interventions that aim at empowering children and their families on child rights and child protection; and works with partners to ensure quality and coordinated services to children and accountability among referral partners. This program is currently being implemented in the following 16 Counties: Nairobi, Busia, Bungoma, Vihiga, Kakamega, Siaya, Machakos, Kilifi, Mombasa, Taita Taveta, Lamu, Uasin Gishu, Garissa, Siaya, Nakuru and Kwale Counties. Childline Kenya targets to expand these programmes to every County in Kenya.