GCFW focuses on providing intervention for orphans and vulnerable children, as well as food support, education and skills training for families.

 It renders the following services:

  •  Foster care placement
  • Food support

  • Educare centres

  • Organic gardening training

  • Safe house - George Child Welfare Safe House established January 2008 - a short-term crisis home for children who have been abandoned or abused, and who need emergency placement at any time of the day or night. The proceeds of last years Fancourt Ball went to this.

  • Skills training
    • Job Craetion project at Sikelela Skills Develpopment Centre


Some of GCFW Statistics as at March 2009


  • Number of families given social work services and food aid:              1 400
  • Children attending Educare Centres run by Child Welfare:                      680
  • Children attending Educare Centres supported by Child Welfare:       300
  • Women attending weekly skills training:  40      
  • Children in safe house:     6
    Children attending weekly skills training:    60
  • People receiving organic gardening training:     30

    Groups of 15 school children receive daily life skills sessions at the centre


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