Dwelling Places (DP) began in 2002 and is a Christian NGO dedicated to the rescue and rehabilitation of street children, abandoned babies and high-risk slum families in Uganda. DP follows a holistic program to restore and rebuild the children and families in it’s care. The ‘Restore’ programme is dedicated to rescuing vulnerable children and rehabilitating them through healthcare, education and reconciliation with their families. The ‘Rebuild’ programme is dedicated to helping families welcome their children back into the home and to enable alumni to develop and enjoy a sustainable way of life after leaving Dwelling Places.

Dwelling Places is a fully-fledged Ugandan NGO with a sister charity registered in Glasgow, Scotland, aimed at helping raise awareness and funds for the children and families in Uganda. Since 2002, almost 1,100 children have been reintegrated back into families and overall, 1,626 have received various forms of support in their families, including educational support and provision of basic health care and psycho-social support (stats from 31st Dec 2018).

For information on our vision and strategies, click here and for our ‘organisations profile’ please click here.



contact uganda


  • UG (+256)31 2513701


Mon-Fri 8.30am - 5.30pm
Sat-Sun closed

Location UG

Mutundwe, Kampala, Uganda




  • 01418822662


Mon, Wed, Fri 9am-5pm

Location UK

1484 Paisley Road West, Glasgow, G52 1SP