The present study has been focused to assess the self-acceptance of street children and to study it according to their age, gender and education. Self- acceptance is accompanied by personal security and acceptance of others. Seventy five street children (50 boys and 25 girls) of 10-19 years age group are selected purposively from Bus station, Railway station and Koneru katta areas of Tirupati, Chittoor (district), A.P. General Information about the subjects is gathered by an Interview Schedule developed by the Investigator. To assess self- acceptance, Kakkar Self- acceptance Inventory (1984) is administered individually. Appropriate statistical techniques ore employed and the results are presented.
 Professor, Human Development and Family Studies, Department of Home Science, Sri Padmavati Mahila Visvavidyalayam, Tirupati,Chittoor (dt),A.P..