National:

Police:  10111
Ambulance: 10177

Medical Help

  1. Masimanyane Women's Support Centre        
    Works to address violence against women in the Eastern Cape region of South Africa. It is the first facility offering a gender specific medical resources and services to victims and survivors of gender based violence.
    Address:  17 Porter Street, 5201 East London, South Africa
    Phone: +27 431 439 169
    Fax: +27 431 439 176
    E-mail:
    maswsc@iafrica.com 
    Website:
    http://www.womensnet.org.za 
  2. Teddy Bear Clinic for Abused Children
    Works as a Medico-legal Clinic, a specialized medical facility for children who have been abused or neglected and a training service for medical professionals working in child protection.
    Address: Ward 297, 9th Floor, Yellow Block, Charlotte Maxexe Hospital, Jubilee Road, Parktown, Johannesburg, 2193
    Telephone: 011 481 5118
    Email:
    efrat@icon.co.za   
    Website:
    http://ttbc.org.za 
  3. Sanctuary for Abused Women and Children (SAWAC)
    Provides legal and psycho social advice and shelter to abused women and children.
    Address:  43 Drummond Street,Wesbank,Kuilsriver
    Telephone: 0734005546
    Website:
    www.charitysa.co.za 
  4. Rape Crisis Helderber(RCH)
    Provides assistance and help for survivors of rape and abuse overcome their trauma through caring, counseling. It offers up the best methods to treat survivors of rape, molestation, childhood incest and abuse.
    Address: Helderberg Hospital: Lourensford Road, Somerset West, South Africa, Cape Town
    Postal:  PO Box 2011, Somerset West, 7129
    Telephone/Fax: 021 852 5620
    Email:
    help@crisiscentre.org.za   
    Website:
    www.crisiscentre.org.za/what-we-do/
  5. Saartjie Baartman Centre for Women and Children (SBCWC)
    Provides a 24-hour crisis response for women and their children who are being abused in their homes with focus on emergency counseling, legal advice and assistance, training and human rights.
    Address:   Klipfontein Road, Manenberg 7764 Athlone, Cape Town, South Africa
    Tel: +27 21 633 5287    
    Fax: +27 21 637 3487
    Email:
    info@womenscentre.co.za 
    Website:  
    www.saartjiebaartmancentre.org.za 
  6. Cape Centre for Children, Families and Refugees in Distress
    Provide organizational responses to medical crises and issues, epidemics of HIV/AIDS and TB, and Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) and aims at protecting the rights of women.
    Address: Mupine Complex, 307 Forest Drive Extension, Pinelands, 7405, Cape Town, South Africa.
    Telephone: +27 (0) 21 829 0006
    Fax: +27 (0) 86 653 2078
    Email:
    amabula@ccfrd.org / ccfrdcape@gmail.com 
    Website:
    www.ccfrd.org 
  7. Mothers2mothers
    Provides training for HIV-positive mothers with other HIV-positive mothers as trainers, on how to prevent passing the virus on to their newborns, and how to stay healthy themselves.
    Address: 33 Martin Hammerschlag Way 5th Floor, Foreshore, Cape Town, South Africa 8001
    Telephone: +27 (0) 21 466 9160
    Fax: +27 (0) 21 462 4868
    Email:
    info@m2m.org 
    Website:
    www.m2m.org 

Legal Help

  1. Women Legal Centre
    Works to educate women, who have experienced sexual violence on their rights, provides legal advice and take up cases which give women and girls State protection against violence and shape the law with respect to violence against women.
    Address: 7th Floor Constitution House 124 Adderley Str. (Cnr of Church Str.)
    Cape Town, Western Cape 8000
    Telephone: +27 (0) 21 424 5660
    Website:
    http://www.wlce.co.za 
  2. Teddy Bear Clinic for Abused Children
    Works as a Medico-legal Clinic, a specialized medical facility for children who have been abused or neglected and a training service for medical professionals working in child protection.
    Address: Ward 297, 9th Floor, Yellow Block, Charlotte Maxexe Hospital, Jubilee Road, Parktown, Johannesburg, 2193
    Telephone: 011 481 5118
    Email:
    efrat@icon.co.za   
    Website:
    http://ttbc.org.za 
  3. Sanctuary for Abused Women and Children (SAWAC)
    Provides legal and psycho social advice and shelter to abused women and children.
    Address:  43 Drummond Street,Wesbank,Kuilsriver
    Telephone: 0734005546
    Website:
    www.charitysa.co.za 
  4. People Opposing Women Abuse (POWA)
    Provides legal representation, awareness and aid for women, and creates space for women to enjoy their fundamental human rights in a free and safe environment.
    Address: 64 Mitchell Street, Berea
    Telephone: 011 642 4345/6
    Email:
    Itumeleng@powa.co.za   
    Website:
    http://www.powa.co.za/ 
  5. Saartjie Baartman Centre for Women and Children (SBCWC)
    Provides a 24-hour crisis response for women and their children who are being abused in their homes with focus on emergency counseling, legal advice and assistance, training and human rights.
    Address:   Klipfontein Road, Manenberg 7764 Athlone, Cape Town, South Africa
    Tel: +27 21 633 5287    
    Fax: +27 21 637 3487
    Email:
    info@womenscentre.co.za 
    Website:  
    www.saartjiebaartmancentre.org.za 

Resources (Food, Shelter, Clothing, Crisis Response)

  1. Ilitha Labuntu
    Provides emotional support, practical advice and education around the problem of violence against women
    Address: NY 22 No 26a Gugulethu Cape Town, South Africa
    Phone: 27 (0) 21 633 23 83
    Email:
    admin@ilithalabantu.org 
    Website:
    http://ilithalabantu.org.za 
  2. Tongaat Districts Child and Family Welfare Society and Community Centre
    Provides welfare services to children and families on a wide range of social challenges: Child abuse and neglect, Adoption services marital discord and family conflict, Grief and trauma counseling.
    Address: 16 Tesco Drive, Potgieters Hill, Tongaat, 4400, P.O. Box 135, Ganies Mall 4400, Tonga, South Africa
    Phone: 0322 21514
    Fax: 0322 21225
    Email:
    tcw@telkomsa.net 
    Website:
    http://tcw.org.za
  3. Advice Desk for Abused Women        
    Provides crisis intervention and advisory for women affected by domestic violence.
    Address: Room 120 Block K Westville Campus University of KwaZulu-Natal Private Bag X54001 Durban 4000 South Africa
    Phone: 31 8202862
    Email:  
    info@advicedesk.org.za 
    Website:
    http://showme.co.za/durban 
  4. Ladies of Hope
    Provides a care centre where people of all ages, gender and religion find someone to listen, support and counsel, protect and provide for various needs of survivors of violence.
    Address: 243 6th Avenue Mid-Ennerdale 1830 Mid-Ennerdale, Johannesburg South Africa
    Telephone: 0102300046
    Email:
    info@ladiesofhope.co.za 
    Website:
    http://www.ladiesofhope.org.za/ 
  5. Eldorado Park Women's Forum
    Works to fight gender-based violence in all its forms and provides victims of abuse with a safe haven under the Healing the Hurt project Shelter.
    Address: No. 7 Komsberg Avenue Extension, Eldorado Park 1813, Cape Town, South Africa
    Telephone: (011) 945 6433/5599
    Fax (011) 945 4300
    E-mail address:
    evans@epwf.org.za   
    Website:
    www.epwf.org.za 
  6. Bethlehem Child and Family Welfare Society
    Provides comprehensive social services for Women who are sexually abused; women and children suffering from domestic violence; foster care placements, crumbling marriages; crimes, rape, addictions ranging from alcohol and substance abuse to pornography.
    Address: 28 Grey St, Bethlehem, 9701, South Africa
    Phone: +27 58 303 4701
    Fax: 058-3033486
    Email:  
    info@bcfw.org.za 
    Website:  
    http://www.bcfw.org.za 

Education and Employment

  1. Irene Homes
    Provides residential and day care support and skills training for women who are vulnerable to violence or have survived violence or trauma.
    Address: 2 Albert Road Irene Centurions, 0062
    Postal: Private Bag X4 Irene Centurion, 0062
    Telephone: 012 667 1035
    Fax Line: 012 667 2888
    Email:
    info@irenehomes.co.za   
    Website:
    www.irenhomes.co.za 
  2. The South African Association of Women Graduates (SAAWG)
    Works to improve the status of women and girls, assist in furthering the development of education help  move women  into decision-making positions  and protecting human rights
    Address: P Box 570 Rondebosch 7700, Cape Town, South Africa
    Tel: +27 021 447 8989 / 0828510835
    E-mail:
    capetown@saawg.org   
    Website:
    www.saawg.org