Help

This page is available with contact details, for anybody in need of assistance. Scroll down to see if there’s an area you need help with. 

If you facing any personal challenge, always remember that there are others out there that CARE about YOU! However, read the articles first, as they may have the answer or may be able to give you a perspective on what life is all about and if still needed, find someone professional to assist you with your particular personal challenge/s. Do not be afraid, take action, “Just do it” and contact them.

Substance Abuse & Addiction within Disadvantaged Communities

Email: info@drugcentre.org.za 

Tell: +27 (021) 447 8026 / +27 (021) 397 0103

Monrose Foundation- http://www.monrosefoundation.co.za/tratment-centres-in-gauteng.html

YOUTH from disadvantaged communities who are addicted to drugs now have access to treatment at a City rehabilitation centre, opened in Randburg

SANCA Phoenix House: for substance abuse problems

Email: info@drugcentre.org.za 

Tell: 08611 (REHAB)/73422 / 011673-0400

Visit: http://phoenixhouse.co.za/

POWA

is a “feminist, women’s rights organisation that provides both services, and engages in advocacy in order to ensure the realisation of women’s rights and thereby improve women’s quality of life”.

Gender Based Violence Command Centre: 0800 428 428

Tell: 011 642 4345/6

*120*7867# /  SMS “Help” to 31531

South African Depression and Anxiety Group

Email Founder Zane Wilson: zane@sadag.org

Tell: 011 234 4837

Fax 011 234 8182

Suicidal emergency contact: 0800567567

24hr Help Line: 0800 456 789

Other Help lines

Child Help Line

Call: 0800 055 555, 

Website: www.childlinesa.org

SOUTH AFRICAN DEPRESSION AND ANXIETY GROUP (SADAG)
 SADAG Suicide Crisis Line:

Call: 0800 567 567, 

SMS: 31393

 SADAG Police and Trauma Line:

Call: 0800 20 50 26

SADAG Social Development Substance Abuse Line:

 Call: 0800 12 13 14,

 SMS: 32312 

Narcotics Anonymous:

Call: 083 900 69 62 (083 900 MY NA), 

Website: www.na.org.za

Drugwise, 

Call: 011 728 6668 

OTHERS:
Elim Clinic (Drug Abuse Treatment Centre) 

Call: 011 975 2951, Website: www.elimclin.co.za 

LifeLine (Trauma Counselling):

Website: www.lifelinejhb.org.za

Call: 0861 322 322 or – Johannesburg Crisis Line 011 728 1347 – 

Soweto Crisis Line 011 988 0155 /6 – Alexandra Crisis Line 011 443 3555 

The Life Line Aids Helpline: 0800 012 322 

Central Gauteng Mental Health Society:

Call: 011 614 9890, 

Website: www.witsmhs.co.za 

FAMSA – The Family and Marriage Association of South Africa:

Call: 011 788 4784/5 or 011 788 4737 / 4739 – 

National office: 011 975-7106/7 – 

Website: www.famsa.org.za 

Child Welfare South Africa, Report neglect or abuse of a child:

Call: 0861 4 24453/ CHILD – National: 011 452-4110 – 

Website: www.childwelfaresa.org.za 

Johannesburg Child Welfare Society:

Call: 011 298-8500,

 www.jhbchildwelfare.org.za 

The SA Police Service’s Family Violence, Child Protection and Sexual Offences Unit Special police units investigate violent crimes against children and offer specialised services to child victims of crime. 

Emergency number: 10111, 

Crime Stop: 08600 10111 

Rape Crisis, •021 447-9762 (Observatory), •021 633 9229 (Athlone), •021 361 9085 (Khayalitsha), www.rapecrisis.org.za Speak Out, www.speakout.org.za