Funding of After School Care Services | Western Cape Government

Funding of After School Care Services


The DSD may fund the provision of After School Care Services.

Registered After School Care facilities (ASC) not run by formal schools that comply with minimum norms and standards for ASC services to facilitate the emotional, intellectual, mental, spiritual moral, physical and social development and growth of children, providing activities taking into account the developmental needs of children aged 5 to 16 of parents with a joint income of R3 000,00 and less.                     

Requirements for funding of ASC facilities:

  • Registration in terms of Children’s Act 38 of 2005
  • Registration as a Not For Profit or Section 21 Company
  • Sound financial systems in place
  • Proper management structures and practices in place
  • Compliance in terms of previous funding criteria
  • Appropriate human resource practices
  • A traceable address
  • Compliance i.t.o submission of financial statements
  • Activities indicating emotional, mental, spiritual, moral, physical and social development of children
  • Trained staff
  • Provisioning of nutrition
  • Health services
  • Parent involvement
  • Holiday programmes
  • Study programmes
The content on this page was last updated on 12 July 2018