Invitation for accreditation of diversion programmes and organisations
ACCREDITATION OF DIVERSION PROGRAMMES AND DIVERSION SERVICE PROVIDERS
In terms of Section 56 of the Child Justice Act 75 of 2008, the Department of Social Development is responsible for the provision and accreditation of diversion programmes and diversion service providers. Diversion programmes consists of counselling, treatment, skills development and behaviour modification programmes for suitable candidates of children in conflict with the law to face the consequences of their crime without the stigma of a criminal conviction.
Interested persons and organisations, inclusive of Government Departments, are invited to apply for accreditation of Diversion Programmes and Diversion Service Providers in order to render accredited diversion programmes to children in conflict with the law.
Please refer to Government Gazette, Part 1 of 4, No. 42391 of 12 April 2019 for more information. The closing date for applications is 21 June 2019.
Additional queries may be directed to the following Social Crime Prevention Programme officials:
Ms Michele Palmer
Tel: 021 483 4405
Ms Natasha Siebritz
Tel: 021 483 3920
Ms Nicolette Rass
Tel: 021 483 6070