Yuvakalaya Hostel

Application for Hostel Accommodation
The Yuvakalaya Hostel is open to young men of all communities.  The Hostel is located in Bandra(W), Mumbai and accommodates 30 on a twin-sharing basis.
Application Forms are available for download by clicking here.  Rules & Regulations applicable for hostel occupants are available in Annexure A of the Application Form.
A waiting list is maintained by the KCA & accommodation is provided on a first-come first-served basis for a period not exceeding 3 years.  Those interested may send their filled up application forms via e-mail to hostel@kcamumbai.org.  
The current fee is Rs 6,000 per month on a twin-sharing basis.  

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About the KCA Hostel
The Hostel for Young Men, aptly named ‘Yuvakalaya‘, was opened in 1969, to provide a ‘home away from home’ young men coming to the city of Mumbai in search of jobs & higher studies.

Thanks to generous donations from many KCA members, and after 8 years of sweat & toil to get the hostel up & running, it was inaugurated by the then Governor of Maharashtra and blessed by the then Archbishop of Bombay.

For the past 47 years, deserving young men, irrespective of caste, creed or community, from all over India have found accommodation for themselves at highly subsidized rates.  The hostel today houses 35 young men, and has a long waiting list given the amenities, mess facilities & reasonable rates.
The hostel is indeed a testament to the spirit of generosity & service to others, that has been the hallmark of the KCA and it’s members for the past 115 years!


“In 1961, during the 60th Anniversary of the KCA, to address the crying need of accommodation for young men coming to the Metropolis of Bombay, a Diamond Jubilee Fund was started……”

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 for interesting facts about the history of the hostel, the men behind it & the donors who made it possible

Founded in 1901, the Kanara Catholic Association (KCA) Mumbai. 

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