DON BOSCO FOUNDATION MADRAS educates and transforms the lives of young people. Drawing inspiration form the life and teaching of Don Bosco, they have built up a vast movement in India since 1906.
Don Bosco Foundation Madras, Chennai, has educated thousands of poor youth in a meaningful way by locating most of its schools in rural areas and also by undertaking various projects for the benefit of ‘slum’ children within the city. There are many more thousands to be educated in the remote villages & dwellings.
Don Bosco Foundation Madras now offers you an opportunity to join hands in reaching out to such vulnerable children in academic schools, formal & non-formal vocational training institutes, transit schools, evening study centres and youth centres.

Who we are & What we do?

Don Bosco Foundation Madras is run by Salesians of Don Bosco of Chennai salesian province in Tamilnadu state of India, for the past 77 years, with the presence in 5o different locations. The dedicated and generous service to the marginalized and young generation is appreciated by the civil and ecclesiastical authorities. Our community of 359 Salesian priests from our province totally dedicated their lives for the improvement of the poor young people in rural and urban areas by providing good education. We are running Schools, Hostels, Institutes for higher education, Technical schools, Youth centre, Social ministry etc., as follows:

Academic Schools

Boarding & Hostels

Institutes for Higher Education

Technical Schools ( Formal & Non Formal

Youth Ministry


Social Ministry

Specialized Ministries ( Dispensaries, Leprosy Care, Aged Home, Prison Ministry, Gypsy )

Departments & Other Services