Services

Please note that most services at Scalabrini are running remotely.

Only limited services are available at the Scalabrini Centre of Cape Town due to the Covid-19 virus until further notice. Please enquire prior to visiting the centre. Check our 2021 Services page to find out how to contact our services as this time and follow our Facebook page for further announcements. 

For reliable information on the Covid-19 virus, visit www.sacoronavirus.co.za.

Our services accessed by around 4000 people a year, and is open Monday to Friday from 9:00–16:30. With a team of 56 staff and the revolving help volunteers, Scalabrini Centre offers services through seven main programme areas:
Paralegal Desk
Protecting, promoting and advancing the rights and freedoms of migrants and refugees
Welfare
Accessing services for migrants and refugees in need
Women's Platform
Migrant women fight isolation by sharing opportunities and experiences and thereby
Child and Youth Care Centre
A registered Child and Youth Care Centre specialising in the care.
Employment Access
Supporting foreign nationals who are entitled to work.
English School
Providing a specialised English language school for refugees and migrants in South Africa
Unite Youth
UNITE works with high school students to build social cohesion
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UpLearn
Supports migrants and refugees to obtain Associates and Bachelor’s degrees.
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