Newcastle Branch

INTRODUCTION

The Association for the Physically Challenged Newcastle Branch is situated at 92 Bird Street Newcastle. The Newcastle Branch was established in 1993

SERVICES


Services include:

  • A residential facility for 25 physically challenged persons
  • A craft training workshop where persons with physical disabilities, including non-residents, can attend and where they are provided with training in handcrafts
  • Outreach community care to physically challenged persons
  • Education and referrals on the grant application process
  • Securing of assistive devices such as wheelchairs for physically challenged persons
  • Education and Awareness programmes in the rural areas and Newcastle

 

 

SOCIAL WORK SERVICES


A Social Worker, employed by the Newcastle branch, offers counselling and support to the residents, as well as assisting with projects and outreach programmes in the following areas:


Sibasha
Normandien 
Dry Cut
Kilbarchan
Dicks Halt
Dannhauser 
Osizweni

DONATIONS
Donations in either cash or kind are always appreciated.

PARTNERS AND FORUMS

* Department of Social Development 
* Crisis Centre 
* Victim Empowerment Forum

CONTACT DETAILS

Telephone Number: 034 3154003 
Fax Number: 034 3154003 
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PHYSICAL ADDRESS

92 Bird Street 
Newcastle 
2940