The Holy Cross Child and Youth Care Centre was established in 1918.
We have been caring for neglected, vulnerable children and those abandoned and orphaned for over 100 years.
We are a registered child and youth care centre equipped to care for 110 children aged 2-16, all whom have been placed at our facility through a statutory court process. Even though the service model has changed somewhat through the years, our core mission is to provide care for children in need of protection.
Our Objectives are:
Our team consists of our manager, a child and youth care supervisor, social workers, a program coordinator, child care workers, administrative, maintenance and cleaning staff.
We need you to make a difference in any of the following ways:
Get involved as a volunteer and give your time and talents:
- Fundraising events
- Administrative tasks
- Housing parents (a stringent application & screen process applies)
- Sponsor a child: R100 per month via debit order
- Donate specific items on a monthly basis, including a birthday gift for a child
- Corporate gifting
- We are a registered NPO and all financial donations are tax deductible.