NAME OF CENTRE CONTACT NUMBER EMAIL WEBSITE ADDRESS
LifeLine Johannesburg 011 728 1331 lifeline@lifelinejhb.org.za http://www.lifelinejhb.org.za
Alex centre 011 443 3555 mavis@lifelinejhb.org.za http://www.lifelinejhb.org.za
Soweto centre 011 988 0156 Jabulile@lifelinejhb.org.za http://www.lifelinejhb.org.za

 

Address of Centres

2 The Avenue

Corner Henrietta Street

Norwood

 

45 st Mitchell church

8 Hofmeyer

Alexandra

 

Corner Dinyoka Mphuti Road

Central Western Jabavu

Dube

We have 3 centres situated in Alexandra, Norwood and Soweto respectively. At these centres, we offer both telephone counselling as well as face-to-face counselling with specialist areas being rape, trauma and couples counselling. During our previous financial year, we attended to 15 204 clients across the three centres. We further have teams of peer educators going door-to-door in Alexandra and Soweto engaging with community members on emotional wellness, offering support and appropriate referrals to individuals in need. For the twelve month period, our peer educators reached 30 411 community members. Both counselling and peer education are funded by the Anglo American Chairman’s Fund.

Girls and Boys on the Move (funded by the Ford Foundation( is a sexual reproductive health programme run in schools. It comprises of a 10 module programme aimed at helping adolescent girls and boys to make informed choices regarding their bodies and their sexuality. It is further aimed at preventing HIV infection and teenage pregnancy. We train young peer educators to run the programme which is supported by social media platforms. The girls and boys on the Move Programme not only provides employment for a vibrant and passionate group of young peer educators but also reached a total of 6 479 adolescent boys and girls. Independent monitoring and evaluation confirm that the programme greatly impacts the young participant sat a crucial stage in their lives.

The LifeLine Johannesburg Victim Empowerment Programme (funded by the Department of Social Development) was rolled out in 2011 in 17 police stations. 58 victim supporters are stationed at trauma centres covering all the police stations in Soweto, including Lenasia and the Inner City of Johannesburg. Victim supporters contain and support victims reporting cases with an emphasis on domestic violence and rape. During the past financial year, this dedicated team of victim supporters attended to 6 800 victims.

LifeLine Johannesburg is known for it’s Self Growth and Counselling Skills Course offered to the community. We further offer Corporate training and Employee Wellness Services to companies.

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