Resources

Bereavement
Child and family
Crisis and trauma
Family Planning
Health related services
HIV/AIDS Information, counselling and advice
Legal and Advocacy
Other
Psychiatric services
Rape
Substance abuse
Support groups
Websites 

Bereavement

The Compassionate Friends (011) 440-6322
Nechama (for Jewish bereaved people) (011) 648-0024
Hospice Association Witwatersrand (011) 483-1068
Hospice Association Soweto (011) 982-5835

Child and family

Childline - 24 hour service 0800 0 555 55
Childline offices (011) 484-1070 (011) 484-8911
Rapcan (child molestation by children)  
SA National Council for Child and Family Welfare National Office (011) 339-5741
Child Protection Unit (011) 403-3413 082 228 0599
Child Abuse Action Group (011) 793-5033
Child Abuse Alliance (011) 485-3350
Child and Family Centre (011) 486-2890
Child and Parent Guidance Clinic (011) 747-0000
FAMSA National Office (011) 975-7106
Child Welfare Society (011) 331-0171
FAMSA (Family Life Centre) (011) 975-7106
National Women's Line 0800-150-150

Crisis and trauma

702 Helpline (011) 506-3400
Crisis Line 0800 55 555
Gay and Lesbian Counselling (011) 487-3810
GLOW Gay and Lesbian Organisation (011) 648-5873
Lifeline 24 Hour - Soweto (011) 988-0155
                             Alexandra (011) 443-5026
                             Johannesburg (011) 728-1347 (011) 728-1331
Sowetan Crisis Line (011) 473-2505
Soweto Society for Family Life (011) 933-1301
Wits Trauma Centre (011) 403 5102 (011) 403-5650
Wits Mental Health (011)484-1503
POWA (People Opposing Woman Abuse)                           Paging Service (011) 642-4345 (011) 650 5050
Adapt (011) 885-3309
Lungelo (011) 982-1521
National Network on Violence Against Women (012) 348-1231
NISAA Institute for Women's Development                                                                                          Lenasia                                             Soweto (011)231-5050 083 303-1291 (011) 854-5804/5 (011) 980-6236

Family Planning

Coronation Hospital: Termination of pregnancy (011) 470-9161
Planned Parenthood Association of SA (Counselling and education) (011) 880-1182
Marie Stopes Clinic (Counselling and termination) 0800 11 7785
FAMSA (Family Life Centre) (011) 975-7106
FAMSA National Office (011) 975-7106
Family Planning (011) 938-3975
Abortion Support Group (011) 315-6303
Disa Health Care (pregnancy and abortion support) (011) 787-1222
Planned Parenthood SA (Counselling and education) (011) 880-1182
Not-2-late (emergency contraception) 0800-246-432

Health related services

Health Professions Council (012) 338-9300
Alternative Health Professions Council (complimentary medicine) (012) 329-4001
Kansa (Cancer) 0800-22-66-22
SA Diabetes Association 0800-121-555
Quitline (stop smoking) (011) 720-3145
ADD (Hyperactivity) (012) 662-2294
Psychological Health Information Centre (eating disorders, depression, schizophrenia, bipolar, PTSD, OCDC) (021) 938-9229
SA Federation for Psychological health (011) 242-9600
SA Diabetic Foundation 0800-121-455
SA National Council for (012) 346-1171
Association for the Physically handicapped (011) 726-8040
Cystic Fibrosis Association (011) 867-5538
Arthritis Association 0861-30-30-30
Osteoporosis Foundation 086-11022-65
Epilepsy SA (011) 816-2040
Heart Foundation 0860-22-3-222 (011) 616-3979
NICUS (feeding) (021) 938-1408
ARDA (Alzheimer's) 086-01-02-681
SANTA (TB) (011) 337-7117
Smokenders (011) 784-7838

HIV/AIDS Information, counselling and advice

ACCT - Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital (011)933-9340
Aid for AIDS project (disease management for medical schemes) 0860-100-646
AIDS Foundation of SA (donor intermediary organization) (031) 202-9520/2
AIDS Consortium (resource & distribution centre) (011) 403-0265
AIDS Law Project (legal enquiries about AIDS) (011) 717-8600
ATIC (AIDS Training and Information Centre) (011) 725-6721
IAPAC (International Association of Physician in AIDS Care) - Resource centre, training of doctors and nurses (011) 484-2500
National AIDS Helpline 08000 123 22
National Department of Health (012) 312-0121
National Association of People Living with HIV/AIDS (011) 872-0975
National AIDS Coalition of SA (021) 424-1106
Women's Health Project (011) 489- 9917
AIDS Management and Support (consulting, teaching about public health and prevention of HIV/AIDS) (011) 786-6492
CINDI - Children in distress - preparing for life after AIDS (0331) 451-583
Life Sense Disease Management (intermediary organisation between doctor, medical aid and patient (011) 880-1884
NAPWA - National Association for People living with AIDS (011) 872-0975
Centre for the study of AIDS 0800 012 322
Medical Research Council - National AIDS Research Program (012) 938-0911
Love Life Campaign (Toll free sexual information counselling line) 0800 121 900
TAC (Treatment Action Campaign) (011) 403-2293
Helen Joseph Hospital (HIV Clinic on Thursday) (011) 489-1011 (011) 489-0340
Johannesburg Hospital (HIV Clinic on Tuesday) (011) 988-3264 (011) 988-3708

Legal and Advocacy

Wits Law School (011) 717-8420
AIDS Law Project (011) 717-8654
Legal Aid Board (012) 328-4612
Alexandra Community Law Clinic (011) 887-1911 (011) 885-1954
Business Against Crime (011) 883-0717
Lawyers for Human Rights (012) 481-2700
Tshwaranang Legal Advocacy Centre (011) 403-8230
Randburg District Surgeon's Office (011) 686-2230 (011) 686-2215
South African Police (011) 403-3413
NICRO (011) 336-5236
Black Sash (011) 834-8361

Other

Meals on wheels (011) 807-4131 (011) 434-2670
Poison Information Centre 0800 333 444

Psychiatric services

Helen Joseph Hospital (011) 489-1011
Tara (011) 783-2010
Sterkfontein Hospital  

Rape

Milpark Rape Survivor Centre (011) 480-5914
POWA (People Opposing Woman Abuse)                           Paging Service (011) 642-4345 (011) 650 5050
Randburg District Surgeon's Office (011) 686-2230 (011) 686-2215
South African Police (011) 403-3413
NICRO (011) 336-5236
Adapt (011) 885-3309
Lungelo (011) 982-1521
National Network on Violence Against Women (012) 348-1231
NISAA Institute for Women's Development (crisis)                                             Lenasia                                             Soweto (011)231-5050   083 303-1291 (011) 854-5804/5 (011) 980-6236
Women Against Women Abuse (011) 836-5656
Randburg District Surgeon's Office (011) 686-2230 (011) 686-2215
South African Police (011) 403-3413
Ittigaadun-Nisaa (011) 474-4427 (011) 474-4441
Lifeline 24 Hour - Soweto (011) 988-0155
                             Alexandra (011) 443-5026
                             Johannesburg (011) 728-1347 (011) 728-1331
Sowetan Crisis Line (011) 473-2505
Soweto Society for Family Life (011) 933-1301
Trauma Hotline 082 377 1234
Wits Trauma Centre (011) 403 5102 (011) 403-5650
Wits Mental Health (011)484-1503
National Women's Line 0800-150-150

Substance abuse

First Step Drug and Alcohol Outpatient Recovery Centre (011) 884-4060 (011) 883-5668
AA (011) 483-2471
Alateen (011) 435-9792
Riverfield Lodge (011) 460-1970 (011) 708-2160
Phoenix House (011) 726-4210/1
Wedge Gardens (011) 882-2510
West Rand Clinic (011) 472-7707
Alanon Information (011) 435-9792
Islamic Careline (011) 838-6085/6
Drug Awareness (011) 497-7000
Drugwise (011) 728-6668
Drug Advice Centre (011) 886-3344 (011) 886-5775
SANCA (011) 482-1070
Tough Love - Drug advice (011) 886-3344 (011) 886-5775
Quitline (stop smoking) (011) 720-3145
SANCADD (Alcohol and substance abuse) (011) 482-1070

Support groups

ADD/Hyperactivity Support Group (011) 484-6632
Alzheimer Support (012) 664-5784
Association for the Aged (011) 945-3335
The Depression and Anxiety Support Group (011) 884-1797 (011) 783-1474/6
Friends for Life - Alexandra (011) 487-3568
Schizophrenia Foundation of SA (011) 884-7045
Stroke (011) 882-1612

Websites

Metropolitan Life www.redribbon.co.za
World Health Organisation www.who.org
Sexual violence and HIV www.speakout.org.za
AIDS Education Global Information System (Aegis) www.aegis.org
Southern African AIDS Information Dissemination Service www.safaids.org
The Body (AIDS and HIV Information Resource) www.thebody.com 
AIDS Foundation of South Africa www.aids.org.za
Lawyers for Human Rights http://lhrpmb.org.za
Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report http://report.kff.org/hivaids/
Health-e News Agency www.heath-e.org.za
Love Life Campaign www.lovelife.org.za
NAPWA (National Association of People Living with AIDS) napnat@sn.apc-org
Médicins Sans Frontières www.msf.org
The Health Professions Council of SA www.hpcsa.co.za
UNAIDS www.unaids.org