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Walter Sisulu CYCC
Walter Sisulu Child and Youth Care Centre


The facility admits children in need of care as prescribed by the Children’s Act. The Centre renders services that focus on growth and development of children in order to empower them to be successful in the community.

Service Rendered

Place of Safety (POS)

  • The Place of Safety admits children of 0-18yrs who are at risk e.g. due to neglect, abandonment and all forms of abuse.

What are the criteria to receive the service?

  • Any child who has been declared in need of care in terms of the Children’s Act of 2005 by the Commissioner of a Children’s Court.

How and where can the service be accessed?

Services are accessed through referral by the Child Protection Unit (CPU) Officer, SAPS, Children's Court or a Social Worker.  Services can be accessed on the premises of the Institution by contacting the Social Worker.

What documents and information does the recipient need to provide to government?

  • A Form 36 ( court order) and Form 9 (medical report) completed by the Police Officer / CPU Officer/ Social Worker for admission into place of safety.
  • Background report and a care plan
  • Medical Certificate
  • Identity Document

Service Rendered

Secure Care Centre( CYCC)

The Secure Care Centre admits youth in conflict with the law who are awaiting trial. Secure Care Centre admits children aged between 14 and 18 years.

What docments and information does the recipient need to provide to government?

  • Form J7( court order)
  • Body receipt obtained from SAPS
  • Assessment form by the Probation Officer

Where is the service provided?

At the Centre situated at: 3 Modder Street, Noordgesig, Orlando

What are the office hours of the service point where the service is provided?

The Centre is open for service twenty four hours. Staff work on a rotation basis. Admin staff work from 7H30 to 16H00. Professional staff work similar hours but are on stand by on rotation basis.

 Walter Sisulu Child and Youth Care Centre

Head of facility:
Lucas Amir

Physical Address:
3 Modder Street,

Postal Address:
Private Bag X3

011 983 0000
011 935 5263
Cell:  082 469  0390



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