Bethany, a non-profit organisation in Bertrams, is a shelter and place of rehabilitation for abused women and their children.
Our mission is to create a caring environment in which women and children find God's love, healing and teaching and to integrate each woman back into society.
In the past year, we have assisted approximately 50 abused women and their children offering them a safe haven and place of rehabilitation. We accommodate up to 50 women and children for approximately 12 - 14 months each.
At Guild Cottage we welcome 18 girl survivors of sexual abuse who represent all demographics in South Africa. Sexual abuse in South Africa as elsewhere cut across all cultural, religious and socio-economic classes.
The girls are removed from their abusive circumstances and are referred to Guild Cottage by the courts. Our team of experts provide each child with appropriate therapy and help them to heal.
The aim is to assist these vulnerable girls to become well rounded and productive members of society.
The Rand Epileptic Employment Association (REEA)
The REEA Foundation in Craighall Park, is a well-managed residential centre, with 24-hour care, providing accommodation for over 40 residents suffering from epilepsy and mild neurological disorders.
It is a comfortable, home-style hostel that includes professional medical care at all times.
REEA was established in 1935 and is a non-profit organisation caring for adults living with epilepsy and mild mental disorders who cannot be accommodated in a normal family environment.
Woodside Sanctuary in Cottesloe
Children and adults with profound intellectual disabilities who are unable to remain with their families, due to their special needs, live at Woodside Sanctuary.
We offer the highest standards of holistic nursing care to our residents. This service is given within a respectful and caring service-orientated environment.
Hospice Association of Witwatersrand
Hospice Wits in Houghton, is available from the time you are diagnosed with a life-threatening illness. We walk you through the shock and fear, and support you and your family. Just coming to terms with what you know is hard enough. We are there to support and care for you and your family, and help you live your life to the fullest.
Joshua Tree Foster Home
A project of Agape Inner City Projects
Joshua Tree Foster Home in Observatory, is a family home for boys coming from backgrounds impacted by social issues.
We provide a secure, nurturing and loving environment in which they can find healing and wholeness.
Our goal is to raise boys to great men through education, discipleship and mentorship.
Jordan House Old Age Home in Martindale
Jordan House is run by the Johannesburg Municipality and caters for pensioners living on the monthly state grant, out of which they have to pay rent and electricity.
Many of these folk struggle to eke out their food over the whole month.
Frida Hartley Shelter
The Frida Hartley Shelter for destitute women and children in Yeoville takes in homeless women, and their children, who have endured neglect, abuse, trauma and homelessness.
We shelter individuals who have lost their jobs and are struggling to make ends meet; young homeless mothers looking to kick-start their lives; and individuals going through financial difficulties, affected by retrenchment or unemployment.
Key School is a premier school in Parktown for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder.
Key School offers excellent and holistic educational techniques for children with PDD or features thereof specialising in autism to the benefit of the community as a whole. We provide a school environment offering appropriate care, curricula and professional expertise that is accessible to our target market.
Marang House in Northcliff supports up to 12 ill children from 4 to 14 years old providing them with a home environment where they can learn to manage their illnesses. These children suffer from serious illnesses that require constant monitoring and regular treatment at a tertiary hospital. We provide them with clothes, housing, food and 24-hour medical care. However, most importantly the children are brought to the hospital each day where they receive not only training on how to manage their disease, but also traditional education.
WITS Paediatric Fund
Our mission is to improve the quality of healthcare for children at public hospitals.
Children are a great resource. They need to be healthy and cared for. In this way we are investing in our future, giving our children a chance for a better life.
We are a fundraising organisation that supports the paediatric departments at three Wits teaching hospitals - Chris Hani Baragwaneth, Charlotte Maxeke Jhb Academic, and Rahima Moosa Mother & Child Hospital.
Park Care is a residential facility in Parktown West, that provides 24 hour care for the elderly, disabled or frail.
The organisation currently provides chronic nursing care to 310 residents of all races, religions and income groups.
Services include: 24 hour nursing care, palliative care, secure unit for Alzheimer’s and dementia related conditions and facilities to enhance quality of life such as sensory room, library, chapel, hall, hair salon, coffee shop and tuck shop
The Oasis Haven in Randburg
Our vision is to care for abandoned children, place them in families and equip others to do the same.
Our mission is to break the cycle of vulnerable children by loving them as our own and working to provide family through adoption or in our Family Homes. We focus on quality care, education and therapy, rooted in faith support to their families.
Parkview and Parktown School Bursaries
We give back to the local communities every year by providing bursaries to certain of the local schools. These bursaries are given to kids living in the area but not able to afford the fees. We have also contributed towards school buses.