Professional counselling and advice as well as evaluation and intervention by our Social Worker towards adults and teenagers. Services include:
• Trauma (crime related as well as personal trauma).
• Bereavement counselling.
• Emotional problems.
• Marital counselling.
• Family problems and
• Substance Abuse.
Large quantities of food are distributed to different families who have been carefully screened by the Social Worker and identified as people in need of assistance.
The Clothing and blankets that are received are distributed amongst needy individuals, families and charitable organisations. Beneficiaries are carefully evaluated by the Social Worker.
Homeless/Jobless people are ministered to on Thursdays at 08h00 at Pharos. They are equipped with Life Skills and supplied with some food and clothing. Where necessary they receive counselling by the Social Worker. After successful completion of the programme each candidate receives a certificate. This enables them to access better job opportunities.
The vegetable garden project is an opportunity for the homeless and jobless men to acquire skills, accept ownership for a project and generate an income from it. In the process poverty is addressed and these people become part of the solution.
Many Homeless People do not have the resources to visit their families during the festive season. This project provides in their basic needs for food and toiletries. A New Testament with an applicable Christmas message is also included.
We support Matriculants in a generous way to enable them to enjoy this very special evening. The aim of this project is to create a glamorous event for a matriculant from a disadvantaged background. This is established by a wide variety of donations in evening wear (in different styles) and matching accessories like handbags, jewellery etc. We even make provision for the boys with a few formal suits and pairs of shoes.