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Cape Town Child Welfare Society Services 2014-15


Outputs Quarterly Child abuse prevention programmes.

Beneficiaries Children, parents and community members

Activities conducted: Child Abuse Awareness Talks with adults– Signs & Symptoms Date Number Venue/Area 21.05.2014 107 Heideveld Library 28.05.2014 25 Vygieskraal 10.06.2014 104 Athlone 17.06.2014 52 Heideveld 26&27.06.2014 170 Site C Community Hall 16&17.07.2014 101 Athlone 15.07.2014 71 Hanover Park 15.09.2014 23 Druiwevlei Community Centre 16.09.2014 300 Thembani Shopping Centre 01.10.2014 150 Khayelitsha Resource Centre 22.10.2014 558 Athlone 12.11.2014 15 Hanover Park 17.11.2014 30 Druiwevlei Community Centre 23.01.2015 200 Site C Plaza

Cape Town Child Welfare Society

Apr – June 2014

2717

July – Sept 2014

1071

Oct – Nov 2014

673

Dec 2014 – March 2015

TOTAL 01 April 2014 – 31 March 2015

850

5311

Child Abuse Awareness with children focussing on Good & bad feelings: Date Number Venue/Area 14.04.2014 535 Sonderend Primary School 04.06.2014 254 Zeekoeivlei Primary School 17.06.2014 422 Red River Primary School 17.06.2014 254 Buck Road Primary School 17.06.2014 55 Olga Educare Centre 18.06.2014 184 Athwood Primary School 27.06.2014 350 Parkfields Primary School 14&19.06.2014 257 Siyabulela & Makone Primary 15.07.2014 99 School 24.07.2014 281 Hanover Park 07.08.2014 46 Edendale Primary School 19.08.2014 47 Edendale Primary School 11.09.2014 52 Edendale Primary School 30.09.2014 103 Athlone 15, 22.10 &06, 13.11.2014 381 Sivile Primary School, Khwezi 04.11.2014 142 Park 14.11.2014 39 Manenberg Primary School 04.02.2015 54 Lotus River 27.02.2015 264 Khayelitsha 05.02.2015 66 Khanyolwethu Educare 17&19.02.2015 41 Step by Step Pre-school 12.03.2015 33 Red River Primary School 19.03.2015 Saambou Primary School Edendale Primary School Page 2 of 12


Outputs Information sessions that assist the community in dealing with Social problems in the communities.

Beneficiaries Community Members

Apr – June 2014

1345

July – Sept 2014

Oct – Nov 2014

385

230

Dec 2014 – March 2015

TOTAL 01 April 2014 – 31 March 2015

463

2423

Activities conducted: Date 24.04.2014 13.05.2014 18.06.2014 24.06.2014 10.06.2014 08.04.2014 27.05.2014 09.05.2014 14.05.2014 08.05.2014 21.05.2014 22.05.2014 28.05.2014 11.06.2014 11.06.2014 24.07.2014 24.07.2014 03.07.2014 09.09.2014 02.07.2014 02.07.2014 09.09.2014 3&8/7/2014 23.08.2014

Topic Domestic Violence Substance Abuse Child Support Grants CTCWS Services Children’s Rights CTCWS Services CTCWS Services CTCWS Services Substance Abuse Teenage Pregnancies Substance Abuse Substance Abuse Domestic Violence CTCWS Services Substance Abuse Teenage Pregnancies CTCWS Services CTCWS Services FAS Education Bullying CTCWS Services FAS Education Substance Abuse Violence in Comm

Cape Town Child Welfare Society

Venue/Area Druiwevlei Community Centre Druiwevlei Community Centre Freedom park SASSA Intake Hall, Athlone Hanover Park Governing Body, Silverlea P/Sch Vygieskraal Athlone Community Hall Hanover Park Hanover Park Summit Primary School Summit primary School Langa Site C Taxi rank Site C Taxi rank Athlone Athlone Athlone Athlone Hanover Park Library Hanover Park Library Hanover Park Library Druiwevlei Community Centre Druiwevlei Community Centre

Date 04.09.2014 22/09/2014 28/10/2014 27/11/2014 27/10/2014 25/11/2014 02/10/2014 12/11/2014 09.10.2014 02/12/2014 24.02.2015 12.03.2015 10.02.2015 10.03.2015 27/01/2015 08/02/2015 12/02/2015 05/03/2015 12/02/2015 06.03.2015

Topic Substance Abuse CTCWS Services CTCWS Services CTCWS Services Domestic Violence Resources

Venue/Area Druiwevlei Community Centre Langa Library Site C Plaza Athlone Athlone Hanover Park Hanover Park

16 Days of Activism Substance Abuse Domestic Violence CTCWS Services CTCWS Services Domestic Violence Teen Suicide Substance Abuse Teenage Pregnancies Substance Abuse Substance Abuse Substance Abuse Substance Abuse Substance Abuse Substance Abuse CTCWS Services CTCWS Services

Druiwevlei Community Centre Lotus River Langa Library Khayelitsha Resource Centre Athlone Athlone Athlone Hanover Park Hanover Park Druiwevlei Community Centre Druiwevlei Community Centre Druiwevlei Community Centre Druiwevlei Community Centre Druiwevlei Community Centre Bantu Presbyterian Church Eyabantu Old Age Home Khayelitsha

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Outputs One community based information programme per quarter, regarding the Children’s Act Activities conducted: Athlone 19.08.2014: SAPS 09.09.2014: Statutory rape 21.10.2014: Bullying 23.10.2014: Assessments, Interviews and counselling of families. 30.10.2014: Social issues with children with risky behaviour and bullying other children. Information 22.10.2014: Workshop on children with risky behaviour 26.11.2014: Violence to children Risk assessments completed

Beneficiaries

Apr – June 2014

0

Community members and children with risky behaviours

Hanover Park 23.09.2014: Talk on Children’s Act and children with risky behaviours 18.12.2014: Conflict Management in respect of Behaviour Problems 18.02.2015 Information 27.02.2015: Dissemination on risky behaviour and available resources 18.03.2015: Children’s Rights and Responsibilities 04.03.2015: Information session regarding children with risky behaviours

Families Persons

Manenberg 14.08.2014: 10.09.2014: 03.03.2015:

377 1491

July – Sept 2014

723

Bullying at school Statutory Rape Statutory Rape

520 1696

Oct – Nov 2014

292

Khayelitsha 04.07.2014: 08.08.2014: 22.09.2014: 31.10. 2014: 04.11.2014: 23.01 2015: 12.02.2015:

261 1117

Dec 2014 – March 2015

TOTAL 01 April 2014 – 31 March 2015

1426

2441

Children’s Act Children’s Act Children’s Rights Pamphlets distributed Drug Abuse Gangsterism Statutory rape and sexual activeness

653 2179

Activities conducted:

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1811 6483


Outputs

Beneficiaries No. of Office Interviews conducted No. of Home Visits conducted No. of Collaterals interviewed No. of Telephone Calls made No. of School visits No. of school functioning reports No. of Form 22’s completed No. of Form 7’s completed No. of reports & letters compiled No. of Family Group Conferences No. of children removed ( Form 36) No. of Sect 151 CCI’s opened

Life Skills programme to develop leadership capacity.

Children

Life skills training were provided through the following activities: Khayelitsha Lotus River Vuzamanzi Primary School 12.06.2014: Substance Abuse Encotsheni Primary School 29.09.2014: Puberty, Discipline, drugs and behaviour Bancedeni, Khayelitsha 05.12.2014: Safety at home

Dietrich Moravian School Session 1: Introduction Session 2: Self Esteem Session 3: Communication Session 4: Attitude Session 5: Bullying Session 6: Evaluation

Family Strengths based developmental assessments and preservation program.

Families Persons

Apr – June 2014

July – Sept 2014

Oct – Nov 2014

Dec 2014 – March 2015

TOTAL 01 April 2014 – 31 March 2015

523 411 345 583 23 56 39 10 156 7 24 1

488 370 315 404 33 56 48 11 162 85 30 34

578 363 345 662 43 36 17 16 161 74 19 19

1010 700 720 1175 51 52 18 13 260 148 49 42

2599 1844 1725 2824 150 200 122 50 739 314 122 96

260

155

53

55

523

Hanover Park

Heideveld

Langa

Parkfields Primary School 08.08.2014: Introduction 13.08.2014: Behaviour 20.08.2014: Selfesteem 27.08.2014: Family Tree

Willows Primary School Session 1: Introduction Session 2: Self Esteem Session 3: Communication Session 4: Attitude Session 5: Bullying Session 6: Evaluation

Zimasa Primary 03.04.2014: Communication 08.04.2014: Substance Abuse 10.04.2014: Change

310 1277

416 692

346 598

703 1379

Activities conducted: Cape Town Child Welfare Society

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1775 3946


Outputs

School holiday programmes.

Beneficiaries

Apr – June 2014

July – Sept 2014

Oct – Nov 2014

Dec 2014 – March 2015

TOTAL 01 April 2014 – 31 March 2015

No. of Strength based assessments No. of Family Group Conferences No. of counselling sessions No. of Home visits conducted No. of Office Interviews conducted No. of telephone calls

64 45 112 197 370 237

23 88 145 296 320 434

8 24 113 241 166 217

7 36 235 322 302 499

102 193 605 1056 1158 1387

Children

80

158

75

257

570

3 Day Programme conducted in the following areas: Khayelitsha Lotus River

Parenting Skills development programme

Parents and caregivers

Parenting Skills Development Groups as follow: July – Sept 2014 Topic per area Dates of Sessions Khayelitsha Views iro children’s removal from their 23.09.2014 care Langa i) ii) iii) iv)

Introduction & orientation to program Understanding the Children’s Behaviour Effective Discipline Listening to a child’s feeling

Cape Town Child Welfare Society

29.08.2014 29.08.2014 18.09.2014 18.09.2014

0

31

Oct - Nov 2014 Topic per area Hanover Park i) Understanding the child’s behaviour ii) Understanding the Child’s Feelings Manenberg i) Understanding the Child’s Feelings ii) Building self esteem iii) Building self esteem cont.

Langa Athlone Heideveld Khayelitsha

22

6 x 3 day programmes conducted during the year

0

Dates of Sessions 28.10.2014 18.11.2014

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Outputs v)

Building Children’s SelfEsteem

Athlone i) Introduction & orientation to program ii) Communication between parents and child iii) Effective Disciplining iv) Listening to a child’s feelings v) Assertiveness and engaging co-operation Hanover Park i) Introduction & orientation to program ii) Understanding the Children’s Behaviour iii) Effective Discipline iv) Listening to a child’s feeling v) Building Children’s SelfEsteem Manenberg i) Introduction & orientation to program ii) Understanding children’s behaviour

Beneficiaries 25.09.2014

Apr – June 2014 iv) v)

21.08.2014 28.08.2014 04.09.2014 11.09.2014 18.09.2014

July – Sept 2014

Oct – Nov 2014

Assertiveness and engaging cooperation Assertiveness continue

Lotus River i) Welcome/Contract/Expectations ii) Understanding the Child’s behaviour iii) Behaviour continue iv) Behaviour continue v) Understanding the Child’s Feelings

Dec 2014 – March 2015

TOTAL 01 April 2014 – 31 March 2015

18.11.2014 24.11.2014 27.10.2014 05.11.2014 12.11.2014 19.11.2014 26.11.2014

12.08.2014+ 19.08.2014 26.08.2014 02.09.2014 16.09.2014 23.09.2014+ 30.09.2014

20.08. 2014 16.09.2014

Lotus River Cape Town Child Welfare Society

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Outputs i)

Introduction & orientation to program

Children are placed in adoption

Beneficiaries

Apr – June 2014

July – Sept 2014

Oct – Nov 2014

Dec 2014 – March 2015

TOTAL 01 April 2014 – 31 March 2015

0

3

13.08.2014

Children

3

0

0

Additional Information No. of Biological parents counselled No. of biological parents who kept babies No. of Initial Inquiries No. of Prospective Adoptive Parents screened No. of Prospective Adoptive Parents on waiting list No. of Networking cases No. of children placed via networking No. of background reports completed iro networking cases No. of other reports completed

4 3 138 4 8 12 12 12 6

Children in need of care and protection are newly placed in Foster care

Children

46

40

39

66

191

Children in need of care and protection are newly placed in Child and Youth Care Centres

Children

4

3

5

11

23

Children in need of care and protection are returned to the care of the parent/s under supervision

Children

34

9

24

20

87

Children’s Court Inquiries and/or Preliminary Court Inquiries closed after investigation

Children

7

4

2

12

25

Activities conducted: Cape Town Child Welfare Society

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Outputs

Pre-statutory Investigations in respect of children suspected to be in need of care and protection

Beneficiaries

Apr – June 2014

July – Sept 2014

Oct – Nov 2014

Dec 2014 – March 2015

TOTAL 01 April 2014 – 31 March 2015

No. of Home visits conducted No. of Office Interviews conducted No. of Collaterals interviewed No. of telephone calls made No. of Family Group Conferences No. of Reports compiled No. of Court Hearings attended Families

462 167 829 668 6 156 136

553 168 880 862 9 93 78

315 146 613 527 5 77 71

559 259 988 978 3 209 202

1889 740 3310 3034 23 535 487

27

47

25

35

134

No. of Home visits conducted No. of Office Interviews conducted No. of Collaterals interviewed No. of telephone calls made No. of Family Group Conferences No. of Section 151 openings No. of cases closed

33 8 64 49 20 12 15

81 20 79 84 13 7 46

23 10 30 42 3 14 11

43 27 69 63 3 17 18

180 65 242 238 39 50 90

433 311 78

490 529 109

422 374 85

690 771 217

2035 1985 489

2

1

0

4

7

Activities conducted:

Foster placement supervision services (support)

Foster children Foster parents Biological parents

Children in alternative care are reunited with their biological families or communities of origin and support services are rendered to them and their families.

Foster Children

Activities conducted:

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Outputs

Family-group conferencing / mediation and parenting plans.

Beneficiaries

Apr – June 2014

Oct – Nov 2014

July – Sept 2014

Dec 2014 – March 2015

TOTAL 01 April 2014 – 31 March 2015

No. of Home visits conducted No. of Reports completed No. of Office interviews conducted No. of Telephone calls made No. of Case Conferences attended No. of Court hearings attended No. of Collaterals interviewed

299 115 86 972 14 34 45

284 116 141 497 23 27 161

324 171 149 497 24 16 169

558 250 341 616 74 35 223

1465 652 717 2582 135 112 598

Children

54

59

33

88

234

No. of Family Assessments completed No. of mediation sessions conducted No. of parenting plans/ working agreements drawn up Monitoring parenting plans Adopted Children

28 14 2

89 8 11

41 13 2

49 20 0

207 55 14

0

0

0

6

6

47 39 0

8 5 6

2 2 1

6 1 1

Activities conducted:

Post adoption services

Biological Parents

Activities Conducted:

Adoptive Parents • Telephonic contact/ e-mail correspondence • Perusal of file • Tracing via file perusal; social media • Interviews with adoptee; adoptive parents; b/parents • Re unions Total no of post adoption inquiries

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Outputs

Beneficiaries

Apr – June 2014

July – Sept 2014

Oct – Nov 2014

Dec 2014 – March 2015

TOTAL 01 April 2014 – 31 March 2015

received: April 2014 until Nov 2014=60 Dec 2014 until March 2015=30

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“We believe that children are our future and our inspiration.” “We each have a responsibility to make the world we live in a better, safer place for our children. Don’t be overwhelmed by the challenges. Good has and will always overcome evil. It is up to us to see that this happens.” -

Desmond Tutu –

CAPE TOWN CHILD WELFARE SOCIETY PO BOX 374 GATESVILLE, ATHLONE, 7766 LOWER KLIPFONTEIN ROAD, GATESVILLE, ATHLONE T: 021 6383127 F: 021 6385277 information@helpkids.org.za www.helpkids.org.za Cape Town Child Welfare Society

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Cape town child welfare services  

Detailed Information regarding services rendered during the 2014/2015 financial year

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