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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.

Latest News

Vacancies: Western Cape Provincial Office

AUGUST 2017 VACANCIES  SOCIAL WORKER POSITIONS in ECD CLUSTER: WESTERN CAPE (6 months contracts) Applications are invited from Social Workers for the following contractual position within CWSA Provincial Office, Bellville: SOCIAL WORKERS x2 QUALIFICATION, EXPERIENCE... read more

Vacancy: Area Manager (Mpumalanga)

AUGUST 2017 VACANCIES: NATIONAL AREA MANAGER POSITION:MPUMALANGA Applications are invited from Senior Social Workers for the above-mentioned position: Key Performance Areas National Area Manager: is responsible to support the National Manager and the Professional... read more

Press Releases

GRUESOME MURDER OF 3 YEAR OLD COURTNEY PETERS

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.

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