People Opposing Women Abuse (POWA), Gauteng

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POWA is based in Berea in the Johannesburg inner city but serves the entire Gauteng region with branches in

  • Katlehong,
  • Vosloorus(East Rand),
  • Sebokeng
  • Tembisa
  • Soweto.

POWA currently runs two shelters for abused women in the East Rand and West Rand that accommodate 10 women and their children at any given time. Although abuse against women happens in all communities, the main target is women who come from disadvantaged communities or those that cannot afford resources in their areas.

Contact details:

Head Office:
Physical address: 64 Mitchell Street, Berea
Postal Address: PO Box 93416, Yeoville 2143

Tel: 011 642 4345/6
Fax: 011 484 3195

POWA Tembisa
Tel: 084 843 2644

POWA Evaton
Tel: 081 383 7698

POWA Soweto
Address: Room 10 Nthabiseng Centre, Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital
Tel: 011 933 2333

POWA Katlehong
Address: 667 Monise Section, Katlehong 1431
Tel: 011 860 2858
Fax: 011 905 211

POWA Vosloorus
Address: 1620 Ditshego Street, Vosloorus Rehabilitation Centre
Tel: 011 906 4259


One comment on “People Opposing Women Abuse (POWA), Gauteng
  1. Please let me know if you have a branch in Durban. Thank you.