What We Do

Hermanus Child & Family Services is a designated child protection organisation with 3 service streams. Our service area constitutes the most densely populated parts of Hermanus which have faced unprecedented population growth and significant challenges in the last year. Hermanus has the highest population of vulnerable children and youth in the area.

Our services are threefold:

Designated Child Protection

Designated Child Protection

We serve more than 1 000 families in our child protection programme. This vital work is carried out by five social workers and a social auxiliary worker who are supported and supervised by a qualified social work supervisor.

Alternate Care Residential Centres

We provide residential and emergency care for children at risk. 18 children are currently in our care, ably cared for by six residential care staff, known as “house mothers”.

Early Childhood Development

Early Childhood Development

Our three ECD centres nurture, educate and feed 162 children daily.

Rotary Haven Créche

Sonstraaltjies Créche

Vrolike Vinkies Créche