– To provide developmental and therapeutic programmes that meet the needs of children and youth displaying psychological, emotional and behavioural difficulties.
– To equip children and youth with the skills and competencies to manage themselves and reintegrate back into society.
– To meet the special care and protection needs of separated refugee children and unaccompanied foreign minors.
A child is placed in Lawrence House in terms of the provisions of the Children’s Act (Act 38 of 2005) if they are found to be in need of care and protection by a Children’s Court.
If you are worried about the wellbeing of a child, please contact your nearest Department of Social Development office urgently. You can find out your nearest DSD office by calling 021 483 3083.
For more information on Lawrence House’s services, please contact:
Our volunteers come from all over the world and bring a diverse set of experiences, knowledge and abilities. They support every aspect of Scalabrini’s programmes, from English lessons and administrative support, to outreach and advocacy work.
With up to 25 children, Lawrence House is constantly in need of certain items! Should you wish to donate any of the following, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to arrange. Thank you very much.