The work that we do

What we do

What we do

Target client group
  • Children 0-18 years  focusing on children aged 0 – 3 years
  • Birth parents dealing with unplanned pregnancies
  • Applicants who want to adopt (no discrimination on the basis of race, sexual orientation, religion or marital status)
  • Short term temporary safe care

Child protection services

  • Risk assessments of children identified as being at risk
  • Removal of children in need of care
  • Placement of children in temporary safe care
  • Reunification of children with birth parents and or family
  • Placement of children in related and unrelated foster care
  • Statutory services
  • Investigations
  • Screening
  • Tracing of birth parents
  • Foster care
  • Children homes placement (for special needs children)
  • Post placement supervision

Counseling to birth families

  • Option counselling
  • Parenting skills
  • Problem solving
  • Family planning
  • Trauma debriefing
  • Material support
  • Application for social grants assistance
  • Linking with resources
  • Family preservation
  • Prevention
  • Capacity building

Adoption

  • Screening and assessment
  • Preparation
  • Education
  • Family/related adoption
  • Same race adoption
  • Trans racial adoption
  • Inter country adoption
  • Recruitment of national applicants
  • Origin counselling
  • Post adoption support
  • Post adoption education
  • Special needs adoptions

Community outreach

  • Prevention of unplanned pregnancy
  • Skills development
  • Networking
  • Support to temporary safe care projects and parents, e.g Mpepu
Volunteers
  • Recruitment
  • Support
  • Training