Yayasan Chow Kit (YCK) is a non-profit organisation that caters to the needs of children in and around Chow Kit, running two drop-in centres and one safe home, for children in need of temporary guardianship. YCK operate in partnership with Kementerian Pembangunan Wanita, Keluarga dan Masyarakat, and a group of strategic partners comprised of Foundations, corporate companies as well as NGOs.
YCK aims to provide a safe space and empower children to as many positive opportunities to allow them to reach their full potential. The children’s center ‘Pusat Aktiviti Kanak-Kanak’ caters to children from the age of 7-12 and a teenage center known as ‘KL Krash Pad’ welcomes youths from the ages of 13 to 21. All the centres provide food, age-appropriate facilities, and a set of programs designed to build on 5 Pillars of growth: Education, Psycho-Social, Sports & Health, Spirituality, and Recreational.