St Francis Children's Home | Western Cape Government

St Francis 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 45 boys between the ages of three and 18.

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

122 Thornton Road, Athlone

Postal Address:

Po Box 38 Landsdown, 7779

General Enquiries:
Telephone: 083 752 2299
Contact Notes:

The content on this page was last updated on 27 September 2018