North West & Gauteng

CHILD AND YOUTH CARE CENTRES

Focus on the care of children referred by the Children’s Court.

* Abraham Kriel Child and Youth Centre Centre in Potchefstroom and Catherine Robson Child and Youth Care Centre in Vereeniging accommodate children referred by the Children’s Court.

* Children between 3 and 18 years of age of all population groups are taken in

Children’s Home placement often is an alternative for children that cannot be places in foster care.

* The overarching goal of the children’s homes’ welfare programmes is the optimal development of each child within his or her abilities.

* It includes the physical, emotional, educational, social and spiritual life of the child. Caring, development and therapeutic programmes are attended so as to reach this goal.