Red Cross Branch is running Bal Bhawan in Sarabha Nagar, Ludhiana since 1982-83. This institution accommodates healthy children of leprosy patients and poor children from all over the state of Punjab. They are provided free boarding, lodging, education facilities and medical care. This provides an opportunity for the children to gain basic primary education so that they can develop at par with other children. At present 56 children are staying in the home in which 35 nos. are of girls and 21 nos. are of boys. In this home children are of age between 5 to 12 years. Most of the children in this home are from Kusht Ashrams of different districts of Punjab.