Child Welfare member organisations in all 9 Provinces



About Child Welfare South Africa


CWSA (Child Welfare South Africa) is an umbrella body representing 151 child welfare affiliates, 30 developing organisations, 25 outreach projects and 206 communities. Collectively we reach about 2 million children, their families and caregivers. Consisting of 1200 staff members and 3500 volunteers. Our Objectives:
  • Protecting the children in our country from all kinds of abuse.
  • Making a difference in the lives of children.
  • Establishing networks and partnerships to ensure the safeguarding of our children.
  • Being a credible, professional body for child protection.
  • Providing support and guidance to our Member Organisations.

Our Vision

Leading in the achievement of a safe and caring environment for children of South Africa.

Our Mission

To promote, protect and enhance the safety, well-being and healthy development of children.

Our Dream

To have a child protection response in every community, starting with our member organisations, then every ward of different local municipality.