COMMUNITY AID IN DURBAN AND SURROUNDS

Important Notice: The names of these people and organisations are listed for information purposes only and do not constitute an endorsement of the said people nor does it necessarily reflect the views/opinions of Grace Counselling and or Grace Family Church, [Grace] nor is Grace liable for the views/opinions and outcomes from any counselling sessions with the said people and organisations.


Please mail counselling@grace.org.za should you or your organisation wish to be listed here.

  • LIFELINE AND TRAUMA COUNSELLING

    LIFELINE

    38 Adrain Road, Stamfordhill, Durban

    Tel:  0861322322

    Email: safetalking@lifeline.org.za


    INDEPENDENT CRISIS TEAM

    Carol - 084 810 4469

    Lorraine - 084 559 9906


    UKUBA NESIBINDI

    23 Struatford Road, Warwick Junction, Durban

    Tel: 0312024968


    RAPE CRISIS : 0800 150 150


    CHILDLINE : 0800 055 555


    AIDS HELPLINE : 0800 012 322


    SUICIDE CRISIS LINE : 0800 567 567 or  SMS 31393



  • depression and anxiety

    SOUTH AFRICAN DEPRESSION AND ANXIETY GROUP

    24 Hour Counselling Line Toll Free 0800 456 789

    Suicide Crisis Line 0800 567 567

  • ABUSE RELIEF CENTRES

    PLACE OF REFUGE FOR ABUSED WOMEN

    Contact Fr Dane Elsworth for referral

    St Cyprians Church, Greyville, 603 Umbilo Road

    Tel: Matron Heather, 0313032912 / 312053710


    DOMINO FOUNDATION | CHILD PROTECTION AND ANTI-HUMAN TRAFFICKING [RED LIGHT]

    Tel: 0315639605


    UMGENI COMMUNITY EMPOWERMENT CENTRE

    Tel: 0318247951


    KERR HOUSE

    Shelter for women in crisis, accommodation, training and counselling

    201 Mathews Meyiwa Rd

    Referrals from Father Dane Elsworth at St Cyprians Anglican Church

    Tel: 0312053710

    Matron

    Tel: 0313032912

    Email: kerrhouse@telkomsa.net


    LIFELINE

    24 hour trauma / face to face / rape crisis counselling, support groups and workshops

    38 Adrian Rd

    Tel: 0313122323 / 0313031344

    Email: director@lifelinedurban.org.za

    Rape Crisis / Gender Violence

    Tel: 0800150150


    JES FOORD FOUNDATION

    Rape crisis and counselling support

    3 Abrey Rd, Kloof

    Tel: 0861333449

    Email: admin@jff.org.za mpcc@jff.org.za


    SHILOH HOUSE CRISIS CENTRE FOR MEN / WOMEN

    Provides accommodation, food, counselling, drug and alcohol rehabilitation, referrals, CVs, IDs, grants, job placements

    16 Mona Rd, Durban CBD [c/o UCEC]

    Tel: 0731148969




  • CHILDren

    i-CARE [STREET CHILDREN]

    Ken Cross / Neville Carrington

    Tel: 0312778100

    www.icare.co.za


    DOMINO FOUNDATION | CHILD PROTECTION

    Tel: 0315639605


    CHILDLINE

    Tel: 0800055555


    YOUTH FOR CHRIST

    Khayalethy and Tennyson House rehabilitate homeless children and reunify with their families. May'Khethele support and care for orphaned and vulnerable children through school an community interventions. You need a referral from DSD.

    1280 Umgeni Rd, Durban

    Tel: 0313031058 / 0313123404


  • drugs and alcohol outreach

    PROJECT EXODUS

    Project Exodus is based at Anthem Church, 37 Mackeurtan Avenue, Durban North, KZN

    Tel: 0315639605

    Email: info@projectexodus.net


    ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS

    Tel: 0313014959


    SANCA / DENIS HURLEY CENTRE / LULAMA TREATMENT CTNRE

    Open 24 hours

    Drug rehabilitation and education

    185 Vause Rd, Berea

    Tel: 0313032202 / 0312022274


    JUMP YOUTH MISSION REHABILITATION CENTRE

    Buffelsdraai, Verulam

    Tel: 0325358101 / 0736193662

    Email: jumpyouthmission@gmail.com


    NEWLANDS PARK REHABILITATION CENTRE

    1 Homedale Place, Newlands West,

    Tel: 0315783992


    LIVING WATERS REHAB

    Vincent Dickenson Rd, Hazelmere

    Kevin Aaron

    Tel: 0721575860

    Email: rehab@vineyardphoenixsa.org

    Pastor Jessie Govender, Vineyard Family Church

    Tel: 0833071316


    NAPIER CENTRE FOR HEALING

    Rehabilitation centre at Inanda Farm

    Tel: 0721189438


  • employment ASSISTANCE

    JOB CENTRE

    EMMANUEL CATHEDRAL PARISH CENTRE, MON - FRI 0830-1630

    Tel: Mike 0318115494 / 0725240553

    Email: mike@tdh.co.za


    AFRICAN ALLIANCE SA [TRAINING AND EMPLOYMENT]

    671 UMGENI ROAD, DURBAN

    Tel: Dr Gabriel Okwara [Programme Coordinator] 0313031752 / 0835157020


    HARAMBEE YOUTH EMPOWERMENT NPO

    1st Floor, Bay House Building, 333 Anton Lambede St, Durban

    Tel: 0318318200


    UMGENI COMMUNITY EMPOWERMENT CENTRE

    16 Monda Road, Durban Centra

    Tel: 0731148969

    Email: hello@ucec.org.za


    YOUTH FOR CHRIST

    Internship / local volunteer programme for 18 - 25 year olds to receive training and work in YFC projects.

    1280 Umgeni Rd, Durban

    Tel: 031331058 / 0313123404



  • FOOD AND SHELTER

    DURBAN CBD SHELTERS


    HAVEN OF HOPE

    11 Soldier's Way


    OASIS SHELTER 

    3 Jewitts Crescent

    Tel: 0732037530


    THE NEST SHELTER

    51 Cato Street

    Tel: 0723258358


    DURBAN YMCA YOUTH HOSTEL AND BACKPACKERS

    82 Diakonia Ave, Durban CBD

    Tel: 0313054496


    CITY SHELTER

    Cato St, CBD


    SHIRLEY'S MANSIONS

    Off Smith St behind the Broad St Police Station


    SUPER SAVERS

    Pickering / Fisher St

    Not ideal for families with children.


    ONE-O-ONE

    Union Lade, Durban CBD


    METHODIST CENTRE MEN'S SHELTER

    74 Samora Machel St, Durban

    Tel: 0792686219 / 0313685513



    FEEDING PROGRAMMES


    SAMARITANS - BASIC FOOD AID TO FAMILIES

    Umbilo Congregational

    Tel | Sandra Nel, 0314654636


    SALVATION ARMY

    107 Montpelier Road


    MISSIONS ABLAZE

    Feeding projects and clothing bank.

    51 Brake Dr, Westbrook

    Tel: 0329450185 / 0329450185

    Email: ablaze@global.co.za


    GATE OF LIFE

    Weekdays 0900-1300

    57 Anton Lembede St, Durban


    UMGENI COMMUNITY EMPOWERMENT CENTRE

    Soup kitchen weekdays at 1100

    16 Mona Road, Durban CBD

    Tel: 0731148969


    DENIS HURLEY CENTRE

    Breakfast and lunch on Tue, Wed, Thu, Sat and Sun [including public holidays]

    Cathedral Road in city centre of Mahatma Ghandi Drive


    HIS HANDS MINISTRY

    Sunday meals - 1045

    151 Smith Street


    SAPHILANGUMUSA

    Food every day 0600-0800

    Pickering St, Durban City Hall, South Beach Ave


  • MEDICAL

    BEREA ROAD PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH

    Doctor on duty every Thursday

    459 Berea Road, Durban

    Tel: 0312015842


    USIZO LWETHU CLINIC - DENIS HURLEY CENTRE

    Clinic Mon - Wed 0800-1500, Thu and Fri - 0800-1300

    Tel: 031 301 2240

    Email: admin@denishurleycentre.org


    GENESIS CARE CENTRE

    Palliative care facility

    Norwegian Settlers Church

    Lot 17 Izotsha Rd, Marburg Settlement, Port Shepstone

    Beverley Nel

    Tel: 0396857010

    Email: assist@genesiscentre.co.za


    BEATRICE STREET CLINIC

    Mon - Fri 0700-1600

    23 Charlotte Maxele St

    Tel: 0313091646


    ADDINGTON GATEWAY CLINIC

    Weekdays 0700-1600

    Corner Gillespie and Rutherford Streets

    Tel: 0313272220


  • SKILLS DEVELOPMENT

    GRACE AID

    Grace Family Church

    Tel: 0315759300


    DENIS HURLEY CENTRE

    Offers assisted use of computers in the afternoon - no formal classes.

    English and Zulu language classes for refugees, Mon - Fri afternoons.


    WELLNESS CENTRE TRUST

    IDs, skills training, counselling

    Tel: 0713774212


    DURBAN YMCA

    Computer classes.

    82 Diakonia Ave, Durban CBD

    Tel: Sanele 0313054496


    ADULT LITERACY [ABET Programme]

    Volunteer teachers not necessarily qualified.

    Umbilo Methodist Church

    Tel: Jean Thabethe 0312056056 / 0829295503


    MATER DEI SKILLS DEVELOPMENT CENTRE

    16 Shoult Avenue, Sydenham

    Tel: 03120864684


    DORCAS GROUP [KNITTING AND SEWING]

    3 Brikenhead Road, Umbilo

    Tel: Joy RUddock, 0314656436 / 0312054558


    BASIC HAND AND MACHINE SEWING

    Umbilo Methodist Church

    Tel: Jean Thabethe, 0312054558


    TRUE VINE PENTECOSTAL CHURCH

    Mondays 0900-1200

    2nd Floor, Kayrod House, 18 Winder Street, Durban


    DROP IN CENTRE

    Wednesdays 0830-1200

    StM Anglican Church

    8 Lillian Ngoyi Road, Windermere

    Phone before 1200 noon

    Tel: 0313095040


    AFRICAN VISION OF DEVELOPMENT [ADULT EDUCATION CENTRE]

    Monday - Friday 1700-1900

    Emmanuel Cathedral, Durban


  • refugee support

    REFUGEE SOCIAL SERVICES

    Mondays 0830

    20 Diakonia Ave, Durban

    Tel: 0313103578 / 0866021690

    Email: admin@refugeesocialservices.co.za


    ARCHDIOCESE OF DURBAN: REFUGEE PASTORAL CARE

    Food and accommodation for new arrivals and assistance to school-going children

    Tel: 0741732201


  • old age support

    NAZARETH HOUSE

    82 South Ridge Road, Glenwood

    Tel: 0312612207


    THEMBELA HOME FOR THE AGED

    68 Montpelier Place, Morningside

    Tel: 0313126360


    NATAL SETTLERS OUTREACH

    Transport to shopping centres on various weekday mornings.

    Stella Presbyterian Church

    Tel: Rev Dirk Gevers, 0312056934

  • HIV / AIDs

    CIC AIDS COMMMITTEE

    Tel:| Neville Parathyras 0312013001


    VOLUNTARY COUNSELLING AND TESTING CENTRE

    Room 7 Denis Hurley Cenrre, Emmanuel Cathedral

    Tel: Kimoto Gullian Kungwa 03130635695 0728212866

  • ANTI HUMAN TRAFFICKING

    RED LIGHT

    Restoration of sex workers, a Domino Foundation programme.

    37 Mackeurtan Ave, Durban North

    Tel: 0315621961 / 0315639605


    HOPE'S ANCHOR

    Restoration of sex-trafficked persons.

    Vashti Downs info@hopesanchor.org.za

    Linked to Hope's Closet

    185 Lothian Road, Parkhill, Durban North