Have you encountered child abuse in some form and not know what to do about it?
Follow these steps:
1. Determine the organization responsible for the area in which the abuse took/is taking place:
Hawston, Fisherhaven and Hemel-en-Aarde Valley
The Department of Social Develpment: Overstrand Local Office
Address: The Trading Post, Onrus Road, Onrus
Contact Number: 028 316 4141
Zwelihle, Mount Pleasant, Sandbaai, Onrusrivier, Vermont and Paradise Park
Hermanus Child and Family Services
Address: 32 Malva Street, Mount Pleasant
Contact number: 028 313 0830
Westcliff, Hermanus Central, Northcliff, Eastcliff and Voelklip
Address: 40 Marine Dr, Westcliff, Hermanus
Contact number: 067 182 4211
2. Fill in this AFFIDAVIT, sign it at the police station or in the presence of a commissioner of oaths.
3. Take the signed affidavit to the relevant organization and hand it to a social worker. They will guide you through any further steps.
Report abuse after office hours to the police, they will notify the relevant child protection authority.