Iris House has put in a proposal to the Western Cape DSD - Child Protection unit to train current foster parents and safe houses on how to care for special needs children. Although the children's act does not discriminant between special needs children and "normal" children...Read more
We currently train our own care team members. Our goals:Read more
- to train and create employment for carers in low-income communities in the field of community -based care-giving,
- to elevate the status of carers as important members of society,
- to establish grass-roots care in communities, giving parents the opportunity to earn a living,
- to deliver quality care for special needs...
We plan to extend our care services to 100 families. In order to cope with the number of children and to centralize our operation (this is currently running from a home office) we are in the process of signing a lease for a house in Stikland in the northern suburbs. This house is in a state...Read more