South African Children's Home | Western Cape Government

South African 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 44 boys and girls between the ages of six and 18 years.

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

3 Ivanhoe Street, Gardens, Cape Town, 8001

Postal Address:

3 Ivanhoe Street, Gardens, Cape Town, 8001

General Enquiries:
Telephone: 021 423 1328
Fax: 021 422 4129 / 086 565 4918
Contact Notes:

Contact person: Sandra Collins

The content on this page was last updated on 17 October 2013