WOMEN & CHILD HELP LINE 181 CHANDIGARH SECTOR-19
Chandigarh Child and Women Development Corporation (CCWDC) under the aegis of Social Welfare Department, Chandigarh Administration offers the community of Chandigarh a 24x7 helpline services. It extends it services to Women, Children, Persons with Disability and Senior Citizens. The 24×7 helpline -181- is a toll-free number to support woman, children, senior citizens and persons with disability in distress and is accessible through any mobile or landline. Any women, children, senior citizens and persons with disability can access 181 helpline for the purpose of Need of care and protection, counseling, guidance, information and also for the rescue in various threatening situations including domestic violence. Other major issues addressed are emergency and health related issues, inability to file FIR with police, requirement of legal aid and advocacy of existing schemes.