USEFUL NUMBERS


24 Hour Emergency numbers

  • AIDS Helpline - 0800 012 322
  • Carehaven - (021) 638 5511
  • Childline - 0800 055 555
  • National Womens Abuse Helpline - 0800 150 150
  • PATCH - Somerset West - (021) 852 6110
  • Rape Crisis - Athlone - (021) 684 1180
  • Rape Crisis - Cape Town - (021) 447 1467
  • Rape Crisis - Khayelitsha - (021) 361 9228
  • Rape Crisis - Somerset West - 083 484 9409
  • Rape Crisis - Stellenbosch - 082 977 8581
  • Safeline - 0800 035 553
Alcohol and Drug Rehabilitation Centres

  • Magalies Wellness Centre - North West Province - 072 307 9024
  • Viewpoint Recovery Centre - Johannesburg - 078 307 7711
Child Protection Services

  • Childline - Cape Town - (021) 461 1114 / 0800 055 555
Counselling Services for Rape

  • FAMSA (Family and Marriage Society of South Africa) - Dunoon - (021) 556 1945
  • FAMSA (Family and Marriage Society of South Africa) - Elsies River - (021) 946 4744
  • FAMSA (Family and Marriage Society of South Africa) - Gugulethu - (021) 637 6706
  • FAMSA (Family and Marriage Society of South Africa) - Joe Slovo, Milnerton - (021) 556 1945
  • FAMSA (Family and Marriage Society of South Africa) - Kensington/ Factreton - (021) 593 8074
  • FAMSA (Family and Marriage Society of South Africa) - Khayelitsha - (021) 361 9098
  • FAMSA (Family and Marriage Society of South Africa) - Mitchells Plain - (021) 372 0022
  • FAMSA (Family and Marriage Society of South Africa) - Observatory - (021) 447 0170
  • Kraaifontein Support Group - Kraaifontein - (021) 988 4869
  • Kuilsriver Support Group - Kuilsriver - (021) 903 4262
  • Lifeline - Cape Town - (021) 461 1111 / 086 132 2322
  • Llitha Labantu - Gugulethu - (021) 633 2858
  • Mitchell's Plain Crisis Line - Mitchell's Plain - (021) 392 2000
  • Mosaic, Training, Service and Healing for Women - Wynberg - (021) 761 7585
  • New World Foundation - Lavender Hill - (021) 701 1150
  • NICRO Saartjie Baartman Women's Centre - Athlone - (021) 633 5287
  • NICRO Women's Support Centre - Cape Town - (021) 422 1690
  • NICRO Women's Support Centre - Khayelitsha - (021) 361 1393
  • NICRO Women's Support Centre - Mitchell's Plain - (021) 397 6060/1/2
  • PATCH - Somerset West - (021) 852 6110
  • RAPCAN - (021) 461 3183
  • RAPCAN - Khayelitsha - (021) 361 1585
  • RAPCAN - Retreat - (021) 712 2330
  • Rape Crisis - Athlone - (021) 684 1180
  • Rape Crisis - Cape Town - (021) 447 1467
  • Rape Crisis - Khayelitsha - (021) 361 9085 / 361 9228
  • Rape Crisis - Somerset West - (021) 852 5620
  • Rape Crisis - Stellenbosch - 082 977 8581
  • SAFE (South African Female Empowerment) - Strand - (021) 845 8759
  • Safeline - Cape Town - (021) 638 4149
  • Thuthuzela Rape Care Centre - Manenberg - (021) 690 1103
  • Trauma Centre for Victims of Violence and Torture - Woodstock - (021) 465 7373
  • Triangle Project (Gay Relationships) - Mowbray - (021) 448 3812
  • Tygerbears Rape Centre - (021) 938 5757
  • United Sanctuary for Battered Women - Atlantis - (021) 572 5459
  • Western Cape Network on Violence Against Women - (021) 633 5287
Drug and Addiction Services

  • Cape Town Drug Counselling Centre - (021) 447 8026
  • City of Cape Town Alcohol & Drug 24/7 Helpline - Cape Town - 080 043 5748
  • Crescent Clinic - Kenilworth - (021) 762 7666
  • Durbanville Treatment Centre - (021) 975 4927
  • Family Outreach - Graaff Reinet - (049 )840 0351
  • Healing Wings - Mozambique - 076 781 2720
  • Kenilworth Clinic - (021) 763 4500
  • Narcanon - (021) 511 5174
  • Narcotics Anonymous - 083 900 6962
  • Ramot - (021) 939 2033
  • SANCA (South African National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence) - (021) 945 4080
  • SANCA (South African National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence) - Athlone - (021) 638 5116
  • SANCA (South African National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence) - Atlantis - (021) 572 7461
  • SANCA (South African National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence) - Gugulethu - (021) 699 3204
  • SANCA (South African National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence) - Khayelitsha - (021) 364 5510
  • SANCA (South African National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence) - Paarl - (021) 872 9671
  • TabaNkulu - (021) 785 4664
  • Toevlug - Worcester - (023) 342 1162
Drug Support Groups

  • Al-Anon - Table View - 082 895 6815
  • CODA (Codependants Anonymous) - Milnerton - 072 970 6811
  • Nar-Anon - 088 129 6791
  • Tough Love - 086 186 8445
Drug Testing

  • Drug Testing Laboratory - Parow Vallei - (021) 933 4770
  • Tygerberg Pharmacology / Toxicology Lab - Bellville - (021) 938 6168
Legal Support and Service

  • Legal Aid Board - Athlone - (021) 697 5252
  • Legal Aid Board - Bellville - (021) 949 3062
  • Legal Aid Board - Cape Town - (021) 426 4126
  • Legal Aid Board - Mitchell's Plain - (021) 370 4257
  • Legal Aid Board - Stellenbosch - (021) 882 9221
  • Legal Aid Clinic: Stellenbosch University - Stellenbosch - (021) 808 3432
  • Legal Aid Clinic: University of Cape Town - Rondebosch - (021) 650 3775
  • Legal Aid Clinic: University of Western Cape - Bellville - (021) 959 2756
  • Women's Legal Centre - Cape Town - (021) 424 5660
Prevention of Abuse to Elderly People

  • Halt Elder Abuse Line (HEAL) - 0800 003 081
Schooling Issues

  • Safe Schools Call Centre - 0800 45 46 47
Services with Focus on Men

  • Embizweni - Khayelitsha - (021) 364 1195
Shelters for Abused Women and Children

  • Beautifgul Gate - Phillipi - (021) 370 2500
  • Carehaven - Athlone - (021) 638 5511
  • Saartjie Baartman Shelter - Athlone - (021) 633 5287
  • Sisters Incorporated - Clareinch - (021) 797 4190
  • St Anne's Homes - Woodstock - (021) 448 6792