Making A Difference

Making a difference in the lives of children in South Africa.

Networks & Partners

Establishing networks and partnerships to ensure the safeguarding of our children.

Professional Body

Being a credible, professional body for child protection.

Protecting the children

Protecting the children in our country from all kinds of abuse.

Protecting the children in our country from all kinds of abuse.

CWSA is a registered child protection organisation

CWSA Core Business

The core business of the CWSA National Body is to mentor and support member organisations and emerging community group initiatives for vulnerable children and families. CWSA assist members in balancing the requirements of service delivery with good governance and the constitutional and legal requirements needed for an NPO. In this regard it must be remembered that management and service volunteers, committed to the welfare of children, steer the work of CWSA and place great value on the guidance, information and training that the National Body provides. Altogether in excess of 6000 volunteers assist CWSA programs.

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Latest News

CWSA Launches First Radio Show (Podcast)

CWSA is making history! CWSA, with the support of was able to create a new partnership that enables the organisation to have its own radio show on Mondays that will allow the organisation with 30 minutes each week to address and debate matters... read more

CWSA Superheroes Picnic at the Market

Calling on all ‘Superheroes’ to join us on Saturday, 08 July at the Kaleideo Church grounds, Glen Marais for an epic day of fun, games, food, competitions and basically everything under the sun! Please come dressed as your favourite superhero! To book your... read more

Press Releases


PRESS RELEASE IMMEDIATE RELEASE GRUESOME MURDER OF A THREE-YEAR-OLD ELSIES RIVER CHILD SOUTH AFRICA, 15 MAY 2017 Child Welfare South Africa (CWSA) is outraged over the recent murder of a three year old Elsies River child. The body of Courtney Pieters was found in a... read more

Our mission is to promote, protect and enhance the safety, well-being and healthy development of children.