Baphumelele Children's Home | Western Cape Government

Baphumelele Children's Home


A child and youth care centre is a facility for the provision of residential care to more than six children outside their family's environment in accordance with a residential care programme suited for the children in the facility.


This excludes:

  • A partial care facility.
  • A drop-in centre.
  • A boarding school.
  • A school hostel or other residential facility attached to a school.
  • A prison.
  • Any other establishment which is maintained mainly for the tuition or training of children other than an establishment which is maintained for children ordered by a court to receive tuition for training.


The centre provides services to 106 boys and girls between the ages of birth and 18 years.

Location: Khayelitsha, Cape Town, South Africa
Owned / Funded by / Endorsed by: (Western Cape Government)
Facility Category: Child and Youth Care Centres
Contact Information:
Street Address:

Z 188 Dabula Street, Khayelitsha

General Enquiries:
Telephone: 021 361 8631
Fax: 021 361 2695
Contact Notes:

Contact person: Rosalia Mashale

The content on this page was last updated on 18 October 2016