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Child Care and Protection Services

Description:

Overall Focus

Social Development's Child  Care and Protection Programme aims to safeguard and promote child well-being and build resilience of families and communities to  care for and protect their children.

Instructions:

Services

Child care and protection

Social Development's, Child  Care and Protection Programme aims to safeguard and promote child well-being and build the resilience of families and communities to  care for and protect their children.

The Child Care & Protection Programme provides quality services to children who:

  • Need care and protection;
  • Have special needs (this can include chronic illnesses, disabilities and those children who display behaviours that are difficult to manage).

Services include:

  • Public Education and prevention programmes, focusing on parental responsibilities and rights, targeting children, parents, families and communities.A range of programmes and services for children with risky behaviours e.g. safety and risk assessment services; therapeutic and psychosocial services,  temporary safe care programmes; adolescent development; programmes for children with behavioural, psychological and emotional challenges, transitional care and support programmes for children about to exit alternative care; programmes for children that live and beg on the streets.
  • Statutory services - e.g. foster care programme, adoption  programme.
  • Programmes aimed at reuniting children previously placed in alternative care with their families or communities of origin.

For more information:

For further information contact:

Ms Ancilla Adonis
Tel: 021 483 4631
E-mail: ancilla.adonis@westerncape.gov.za

or

Ms Nomfanelo Hobongwana
Tel: 021 483 6135
E-mail: nomfanelo.hobongwana@westerncape.gov.za

or

Ms. Lynne Edwards
Tel: 021 483 2643
 

or

Ms. Igsaan Williams
Tel: 021 483 4021


or

Ms. Sherene Lucas
Tel; 021 483 4016

 

or

Ms Esmarie Beukes
Tel: 021 483 6090
E-mail: esmarie.beukes@westerncape.gov.za

 

For foster care information contact:

Ms. Najwa Taliep
Tel: 021 483 5813


Postal Address:
Private Bag x 9112
Cape Town
8000
Physical Address:
14 Queen Victoria Rd
Union House
Cape Town
8000

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Government Body: (Western Cape Government)
The content on this page was last updated on 2 March 2022