Finding South African Youth Organisations
There are numerous organisations in South Africa working with Youth around a vast variety of topics. These organisations include non-profit organisations, faith-based organisations, government sponsored initiatives and community-based initiatives. To find out what organisations are active in your area, you can search the following online databases:
NATIONAL YOUTH COMMISSION DATABASE OF SOUTH AFRICAN YOUTH ORGANISATIONS
The National Youth Commission maintains a database of 135 organisations in South Africa that are working with young people.
The database contains contact details for these organisations as well as details on their services, and where possible references to their websites. The database can be searched by keyword.
Search the database by visiting the National Youth Commission's website or you can contact the Western Cape offices of the Youth Commission for more information:
UMSOBOMVU SERVICE ORGANISATION DATABASE
This database is available on the Youth Portal.
You can search the database by:
For more information you can contact the Youth Connect Call Centre at 08600 YOUTH (08600 96884).
NON-PROFIT ORGANISATIONS REGISTERED IN THE WESTERN CAPE
Many non-profit organisations in the Western Cape are registered with the provincial Department of Social Development. To find out which organisations are active in your area, you can view the list of registered organisations online.
- Online Career Advice (Service)