Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2000
Chapter IV: Rehabilitation and Social Reintegration
40. Process of rehabilitation and social reintegration.-
The rehabilitation and social reintegration of a child shall begin during the stay of the child in a children's home or special home and the rehabilitation and social reintegration of children shall be carried out alternatively by
ii. foster care,
iii. sponsorship, and
iv. sending the child to an after-care organization.