Ekupholeni is a non-governmental organization based in the Kathorus region of the East Rand. Founded in 1994 with the aim of addressing the needs of a community traumatized by the political violence of the 1980s and 1990s, it now focuses on providing psycho-social services to victims of trauma.
Ekupholeni’s services are based at the Sinakakelwe Thuthuzela Crisis Center (TCC) based at the new Natalspruit Hospital in Vosloorus. Services include individual and long-term group counselling, in addition to family sessions, parenting workshops, court preparation and court support. Consulting hours are Monday to Friday 08h30 – 17h00. Walk-ins are welcome.
Support groups are designed for:
- Pre-primary school children
- Primary school children
- Child offenders
- Young women
- Survivors of domestic violence
Ekupholeni also provides a range of services to youth at risk, as well as people living with HIV and AIDS, as well as their families.
Physical address: Sinakakelwe Thuthuzela Crisis Center (TCC), Natalspruit Hospital, Vosloorus
Tel: 079 526 6439
Head office: 8 Archimedes building, 18A Gill Street, Observatory
Postal address: PO Box 751686, Garden View 2047
Tel: (011) 648 9820
Fax: (011) 487 0480