(Wednesday – Family Week Resource)

Hope House

Hope House is a place of safety for vulnerable children. It seeks to recognise and, within reason, provide for each child’s specific needs. 
We affirm that children are to be loved and celebrated and placed with forever families.
 Hope House is a place of rekindled hope for all the children, parents and volunteers.

Website: http://www.babyhopehouse.org.za
Cell: 072-7748549 / 072-3749563
Email: sonlyn7@gmail.com


Edith Benson Babies Home and The William Clark Gardens

The William Clark Child Centre accommodates children between birth and 18 years of age.
The Edith Benson Babies Home, which is also located within this facility, cares for children between birth and 5 years of age, many of whom have special needs.

Volunteering can be fun and rewarding.  If you have some time to spare, we would really appreciate your help.  We have a wide range of volunteering opportunities to suit an individuals skills and interests.

Here are just a few of ways that you can get involved:

  • Assist with projects – example, transforming the Edith Benson Babies Home & Garden.
  • Fundraising
  • Sharing your skills such as computing, secretarial, teaching and maintenance.
  • Become a crisis, foster or host parent.
  • Become a big brother, big sister or buddy to our teenagers.
  • Arrange outings/recreation for children

Address: 23 Garbutt Road, Sherwood
Contact details: 031 207 5560
Volunteer form: info@cwdd.org.za


Focus on iThemba

Focus on iThemba, a place of hope, aims to ensure brighter futures for vulnerable children as they are offered a new direction in their lives through cluster foster care homes supported by loving families rooted in stability and renewal. Each home is headed by married parents who care for up to six children which allows for optimum one-on-one care.

If you would like to visit the campus, volunteer your time or consider making Focus on iThemba your personal charity please contact us.

Contact Number: 031 766 8300
Email Address: info@focusonithemba.org
Websites to visit:


Centre For Rehabilitation Of Wildlife – “CROW”

CROW is committed to the rescue, rehabilitation and release of orphaned and injured wildlife, and believes in action and education with regard to the protection of all natural resources. CROW is a wildlife hospital that cares for the injured and orphaned wild animals and birds.

Volunteer Information
We have a very active Volunteer program and as a charity organisation there are always more mouths to feed than hands to feed them, so every helping hand is greatly appreciated. We have a Educational Program at CROW, so if education ‘is your thing’, we would welcome any help and advice on this aspect of our work.

Contact Number: 013 462 1127
Email address: info@crowkzn.co.za


Shepherds Keep

It is our aim to provide loving and excellent care for abandoned babies and to work with social workers to find parents for all babies. We have a 24 hour facility for babies from birth to six months old.

All donations and volunteering hands are welcomed.

Tel: 031 466 1045
Cell: 083 506 6570
E-mail Address: info@shepherdskeep.org.za
Website Address: www.shepherdskeep.org.za