Our Impact

“At any given moment you have the power to say ‘This is not how the story will end’ ” – Christine Mason Miller

About Patch

PATCH strives to HELP all child survivors of sexual abuse find HOPE and HEALING

PATCH is the ONLY organisation that specialises in the Prevention and Treatment of Child sexual abuse in the Helderberg area of Cape Town, South Africa. 

We take pride in the fact that the communities we operate in have embraced PATCH in such a way that every disclosed and reported case of child sexual abuse is referred to PATCH – by the police, schools, clinics, welfare agencies and parents.

Our offices spread across the Helderberg basin – with the head office located in Somerset West – and 3 Satellite offices situated in Macassar, Strand and Lwandle.

Our Impact

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1 in 3 Children have experienced some form of sexual abuse in SA

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A South African Context

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90% of abused children know their abuser

New Cases

Ongoing Cases

Children & Parents Reached

PATCH TEAM

PATCH is made up of an extraordinary group of extraordinary individuals with an unwavering passion to serve the varied needs of the survivors of child sexual abuse in the Helderberg region.

Our team includes highly-skilled social workers, a social auxiliary worker, prevention workers and a dynamic administrative and management team.

Ada Buys

Ada Buys

Manager

Ruth Prinsloo

Ruth Prinsloo

Social Worker

Amy Dyssel

Amy Dyssel

Social Worker

John Barnard

John Barnard

Accountant

Susan de Jager

Susan de Jager

Social Worker

Robin Chiriseri

Robin Chiriseri

Social Worker

Cambell January

Cambell January

Social Worker

Angelique Oosthuizen

Angelique Oosthuizen

Social Worker

Cecile van Niekerk

Cecile van Niekerk

Social Worker

Rejaun van der Merwe

Rejaun van der Merwe

Secretary

Alison McLaughlin

Alison McLaughlin

Social Worker

Marilyn Jones

Marilyn Jones

Social Worker (Prevention)

Yulin Linklater

Yulin Linklater

Community Fundraiser

Amanda-Lea Jones

Amanda-Lea Jones

Corporate Fundraiser

Patricia Thakholi

Patricia Thakholi

Social Auxillary Worker (Prevention)

Get in Touch!

Are you interested in learning more about PATCH Helderberg and our work?

Please send us a message using the contact form here and we will be in touch.

We look forward to hearing from you!

 

 

We need to connect with our children. As we cannot visit our child clients, we need to connect with them regularly via WhatsApp or Zoom. Most of them do not have data & we cannot wait out the lock down period without being there for our clients. If you are able to contribute a small amount towards data for our clients, please do so either via snapscan or eft. A small contribution will allow us to continue our services during this challenging time and ensure many, many children do not feel alone or vulnerable, they need us the most right now. 💜💗 Your support will be more than appreciated.🙂

PATCH-Helderberg Child Abuse Centre, FNB, 53681073433, branch code 200512
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Thank you to the NLC (National Lotteries Commission) for providing us with the funding needed to expand our second hand charity shop. We even have a changing room 😄😃😀 We are now also able to sell larger items such as furniture, so do not hesitate to contact us should you have a donation you would like for us to collect. You are also welcome to join our Le PATCH Whatsapp Group, simply send a msg to 071 275 0371 to be added. ... See MoreSee Less

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Hi All – we at PATCH have a great TO DO ACTIVITY during lockdown –
BLITZ THOSE CLOTHING CUPBOARDS – you have long been saying I have to do a
Cupboard tidy AND NOW YOU HAVE THE TIME ! PATCH needs your previously loved clothing, shoes and other no longer needed items- WE WILL EVEN collect them

Contact :
Amanda Ewen
Fund Raiser Consultant
info@preciouspatch.co.za
076 413 1061
info@preciouspatch.co.za or call
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