Chapter 7 - Social Welfare
There are thousands of private welfare and service organisations in South Africa. Just a few of the bigger organisations that have branches all over the country are mentioned here. It is useful to have up-to-date lists of the local organisations in your area.
The Child and family Welfare Society deals with adoption, foster care and children's homes; protection and homes for destitute, neglected, physically or sexually abused children; and educare facilities. They train care-givers, and run [delete] community development and intervention programmes. Counselling and support groups are usually available for children and parents.
This is a non-profit organisation that helps to build and maintain good relationships in the family, in marriage and in the community. They offer a variety of services including counselling (advice) and education to individuals, groups and organisations about family relationships.
View their website: www.famsa.org.za
NICRO is a national crime prevention non-profit organisation working towards a safer South Africa. It has offices in all the provinces in South Africa.
View their website: www.nicro.org.za
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