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Our Programmes

The Homestead provides a comprehensive response to the plight of Children living, working and begging on the streets of Cape Town.

Prevention and Early Intervention

To provide early intervention programmes that empower children with access to a safe consistent space, family preservation, school attendance, school aftercare, crises intervention, nutritional, life-skill, development and therapeutic support services.

Street Outreach and Drop-in Centre

To provide a drop in centre where street children, even those who just come onto the street periodically to beg, can get assistance, showers, food and formal assessment by a social worker, as well as the support they need, including a  plan of action for each child, to successfully transition children off the street.  Also provide street outreach workers who understand the street environment and who can help identify street children and get them the help they need


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Shelter for Street Children

An intake and stabilisation shelter for 65 boys aged 7 to 16 based  in a modern, child friendly, therapeutic and developmental environment, one that provides appropriate care to enable street children to successfully transition away from street life.

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Transitional Residential Care

Based in Woodstock for youth (15 -21) who are settled and preparing to leave the Homestead care and for a future path into successful adulthood

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