House No 1
Shamasuddin Road,
Kajuwadi, Andheri East
Mumbai 400099
Ph: 2830 2615

Opened: June 29, 1962
Gender: Boys only
No. of children: 12-15

This is the first house started by Snehasadan. It is situated in Andheri East, in a slum area. When it began it was only made up of palm leaves and tin. At present the home is strongly built with brick and mortar. It is run by a couple – Mr. Vartaraj and Mrs. Shakuntala Swamy – who look after the boys. They have 2 daughters.

1.Kajuwadi Home


House No. 2
Azad Road,
Gundowli Gautan, Andheri East,
Mumbai 400 059
Ph: 2683 4782

Opened: 1963
Gender: Boys only
No. of children: 20-25

This house was formerly a wooden construction. In 1988 it was built with brick and given some extra space. It does not have a garden. It is situated on the outskirts of Gundowli Village. Earlier a small village, now it is a slum area. It is close to Andheri Station (East of the railway). This home is run by Mr. Florence and Mrs. Philomena D’mello. They have two children, a son and a daughter.

2.Gundowli Home


House No. 3
Behind Holy Family Church
Amrut Nagar, Chakala
Andheri East,
Mumbai 400 093
Ph: 2687 6754

Opened: 1964
Gender: Boys only
No. of children: 20-25

It has a history of its own built with the help of Friends of the Children’s Society. This house is constructed with bricks. It houses boys under the charge of Mr. Mahindra and Mrs. Yashoda Rai. They have two sons. It has a garden and a common playground for House No. 3 and 7. It is situated opposite the Snehasadan office. The Shilpalaya Technical Institute is located near these two homes.

3.Amrut Nagar (Chakala)


House No. 4
Shankarwadi
Western Express Highway
Jogeshwari East,
Mumbai 400 060
Ph: 6501 4008

Opened: 1964
Gender: Boys only
No. of children: 20-25

This house has plenty of coconut and fruit trees. It is situated along the Western Express Highway. It has a garden and a big playground. Mr. Francis and Mrs. Jacinta Aranha look after the house and the boys. They have a daughter and a son.

4.Jogeshwari


House No. 5
1, Nazareth Niketan
Guru Shri Hargovindji Road
Andheri East,
Mumbai 400 093
Ph: 2826 6260

Opened: 1965
Gender: Boys only
No. of children: 18-20

This home used to be a garage in Zig Zag Road Bandra. Then it was moved to an apartment on the ground floor at Nazareth Niketan, Charat Singh Colony with people of the middle class. It has no garden but a small piece of land as car park and used by other people too. This home is looked after by Mr. Freddy and Mrs. Anne Furtado.

5.Nazareth Niketan


House No. 6
Shankarwadi
Western Express Highway
Jogeshwari East,
Mumbai 400 060
Ph: 6501 4751

Opened: 1966
Gender: Boys only
No. of children: 20-25

It is in the same compound as House No. 4. It has a large playground which is shared with house no. 4. It is surrounded with coconut, mango, guava and chickoo trees thanks to the efforts of Bro. Molines S.J. It was reconstructed in 1965 with brick construction. Both houses are close to the Western Express Highway in Andheri East. The house is run by Mr. James and Mrs Irene D’souza. They have three children, two sons and a daughter.

6.Jogeshwari


House No. 7
Behind Holy Family Church,
Amrut Nagar, Chakala,
Andheri East,
Mumbai 400 093
Ph: 2687 4783

Opened: 1967
Gender: Boys only
No. of children: 20-25

This is the head office of Snehasadan. The ground floor is the home, the first floor houses the office and the second floor is the residence of the Jesuit Fathers who administer the institution. House No. 3 and 7 are in the same compound facing each other. It is run by Mr. Prasad and Mrs. Chanchal Nair. They have 2 sons

7.Holy Family


House No. 8
Beheram Baug Road,
Oshiwara,
Jogeshwari West,
Mumbai 400 102

Opened: 1971
Gender: Girls only
No. of children: 30-35

It is managed by the sisters of Charity of St. Anne. The new spacious three storied building was inaugurated in 2009. It is a beautifully furnished home full of life and a wonderful place to visit.

8.Oshiwara


House No. 9
Beheram Baug Road,
Oshiwara,
Jogeshwari West,
Mumbai 400 102

Opened: 1971
Gender: Girls only
No. of children: 30-35

Almost adjacent to House No. 8 on the Beheram Baug Road is the home for girls run by the Carmilite Sisters of Vedruna. It is a 3 storey building and quite spacious with coconut trees along the compound that gives it a green look amidst the surrounding concrete jungle.

9.Oshiwara


House No. 10
Mahakali Caves Road,
Behind Sacred Heart Church,
Andheri East,
Mumbai 400 093

Opened: 1976
Gender: Girls only
No. of children: 25-30

This is an independent cottage surrounded with coconut and mango trees and having a small playground and garden. It is run by the Canossain sisters.

10.Mahakali Road


House No. 11
Kondivita Village,
Behind Sacred Heart Church,
Andheri East,
Mumbai 400 059
Ph:2832 6338

Opened: 1979
Gender: Boys only
No. of children: 25-30

It is a small bunglow with a narrow entrance, a small garden and houses all around. It is a happy place full of lovely birds, fish tanks and playful friendly dogs. The house parents are Mr. Robert and Mrs. Nataline Aranha.

11.Kondivita Road


House No. 12
51 Caesar Road,
Amboli Village,
Andheri West,
Mumbai 400 058
Ph:2677 1443

Opened: 1980
Gender: Boys only
No. of children: 25-30

Amboli used to be a little village – not any more. It is a concrete bungalow; one plus one, the only boys home cared for by religious sisters (St. Mary’s of the Angels). There is no playground but warm enough at home.

12.Amboli


House No. 14
Old Khandala Road,
Raywood,
Lonavala 410 401
Ph:0211 4272339

Opened: 1983
Gender: Boys only
No. of children: 30-35

It is our holiday home and also houses children from single parent families only. They are provided temporary care and shelter till the family crises is over and the children can be reinstated back with the family. It is located about 100 km from Mumbai, with beautiful and quite ambience nestled among the thick tall trees and at the foot of the barometer hill. There is a football ground lined by bamboo and jackfruit trees. This house is run by Mr. Armando and Mrs Alice Fernandes.

14.Lonavala


House No. 15
A 1/2 Deepdarshan,
Cross Road No. 5,
I.C. Colony,
Borivali West,
Mumbai – 400 103

Opened: 1983
Gender: Girls only
No. of children: 10-15

It was started for girls in the age group of 13-18 years who were falling prey to vulnerable situations in the city of Mumbai. It was meant to keep them safe and secure and provide them the opportunity to continue their studies or to pick up some skill. It is located in a residential apartment with a small garden and some place to play. At present sisters of St. Mary of the Angels congregation run this house.

15.Asmita – Borivali


House No. 16
Shalome,
Near Sacred Heart Church,
Culvem,
Gorai,

Opened: 2000
Gender: Girls only
No. of children: 15-20

It is a small lovely bungalow situated next to the seashore in a village environment. This home is run by sisters of the Queen of the Apostles congregation.

16.Gorai - Culvem