The film tells about street children, their life on the street and in institutions for street children. Moscow. Kuznetskiy Most Street: pedestrians, cabbies, homeless people sit, buses No. 3, 1, 9 are going, cars are passing by, a sign at the store: Vintorg. Street children beg from passers-by, steal on the streets, sleep in the snow. Homeless children in the "shelter", working in a shoemaker. Homeless children in class at the Kalinina receiver. Homeless girls in a boarding school at work in a sewing workshop. Former homeless children in a labor colony, under the guidance of a foreman, work in a locksmith's shop. Conference of former homeless children released by Moskprofobraz for production. On the podium is Asya Davydovna Kalinina, Commissioner of the Moscow Provincial Department of Social Security.