Helping Charities in Gauteng

There are people within our communities who give their time to uplifting those less fortunate than us. Find these charities that support and help children and babies that have been abandoned, abused as well as underprivileged kids in Gauteng and you could help them make a difference.

Children of Fire
Auckland Park
Charity for child burn victims
All ages
Childline Gauteng (040-010-NPO)
Parktown
24 Hour Helpline, Counselling, Parenting Skills, Play Therapy, School Talks, Referrals,
From Birth - All ages
Siyabonga Dorah's Ark Children's Home
NPO - Soup Kitchen feeding well over 250 people daily which includes a school lunchbox project where food is prepared for orphans for school. Skills Development Centre focusing on children and women.
All ages
Pebbles Nursery School Primrose
Malvern
Charity organisation provides children with educational opportunity, accomodation and other basic needs.
From 3 - 6 yrs old
Epilepsy Awareness SA
NPO - raise awareness for Epilepsy and we run our own Support Groups in the North and South of Johannesburg
All ages
Feed SA
Non-profit organisation establishing feeding ,education and building programs in townships.
From Birth - All ages
Sunshine Association
Braamfontein
We help children and adults with intellectual disabilities with support, income generating programs, training programs
From 2 - 10 yrs old
Melville Kruisgemeente
Melville
The 100-year-old Melville Kruis congregation will once again host their very special and much anticipated, annual Boeremark on the church grounds.
All ages
The Character Company
NPO - Mentorship program for boys with absent fathers, youth development
From 5 - 14 yrs old
Sparrow Ministeries
We are a hospice caring for terminally ill, destitute children and adults affected and infected by HIV/AIDS.
From Birth - All ages
Africa Voices Trust
Auckland Park
NPO - The primary goal of the Africa Voices Trust is to identify, educate and grow Africa's musical stars.
From 14 - 18 yrs old
Reach For A Dream Foundation
Reach For A Dream fulfils the dreams of children with life-threatening illness.
From 3 - 18 yrs old
Kids R special
Fun.non-fearful, positive life skills programmes, bully and abuse prevention programmes
From 3 - 9 yrs old
VulPro – The Vulture Conservation Project Hartbeespoort
Rietfontein
The Vulture Conservation Project - We offer our visitors the chance to see South Africa’s iconic raptors up close, to experience the pleasure
All ages
Princess Alice Adoption Home
Westcliff
A temporary place of safety for 30 babies consented for adoption or abandoned, as well as birth moms in crisis.
From Birth - 2 yrs old
Child Welfare SA: Midrand
Halfway House
charity organisation, disadvantaged, poor, kids, children, donations, OVC, abuse, welfare, wish list
From Birth - 12 yrs old
Kids Haven
Farrarmere
Kids Haven cares for street children and other kids in dire straits.
From 3 - 18 yrs old
FreeMe Wildlife Centre
Paulshof
Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre. We give talks and slide shows at schools, and other functions.
From 5 yrs - All ages
Cupcakes Of Hope (NPC)
Cupcakes 4 Kids with Cancer national Cupcake Day 28 September
All ages
SPCA Randburg
Sundowner
Animal Shelter, Care and Adoption.
All ages
CLAW
Animal welfare, clinic, animal shelter.
The Ann van Dyk Cheetah Centre
De Wildt
Cheetah and wildlife Centre for a family trip, educational tour to see wildlife.
From 7 wks - All ages
The Teddy Bear Clinic for Abused Children
Parktown
Child abuse and youth diversion programme, school talks, training, anger management
From 3 - 18 yrs old
Golang Education Outreach
Honeydew
Aftercare Centre for vulnerable/needy children
From 4 - 16 yrs old
RingaRosy Preschool and Learning Centre
Springfield
RingaRosy Preschool and Learning Centre inspires children to live well, learn and lead.
From 2 - 6 yrs old
Woodrock Animal Rescue
Hennops
Non-profit, pro - life, rescue, rehabilitation and re-homing facility in Gauteng, South Africa
CHOC Childhood Cancer Foundation SA
Support groups for parents and families of children with cancer & other blood disorders.
All ages
Ihsan School
Homestead Park
Providing a structured environment that supports and enhances each learners potential. The programme includes self-help skills, empowerment skills, independence, appropriate social and emotional skills.
All ages
Johannesburg Holocaust & Genocide Centre
NPO focusing on creating a caring society, respect for human rights, teaching about prejudice, rasicm, antisemitism
All ages
Hillbrow Twilight Children
Hillbrow
Contributing in the improvement of homelessness and feeding the hungry is one of the existing long-term goals for Twilight Outreach. Boys from 6 to 21 years
From 18 yrs - All ages
Emseni Community Project
Meadowlands zone 5
Community development, Teaching Science, Maths, English and Life Skills on Saturdays(Gr1-9)
From 6 - 15 yrs old
Autism South Africa
Braamfontein
NPO - Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) support & awareness
All ages
Daktari Wildlife Orphanage
Hoedspruit
Non profit company, dealing with orphaned wildlife and using the animals as a medium for education particularly for the underprivileged children
From 12 yrs - All ages
SARDA Gauteng at the EARTH Centre
Ruimsig
Free therapeutic horse riding & other interactive equine therapies for physically and mentally challenged children & young adults that cannot afford
From 4 yrs - All ages
ArkStar Kidz Club
Walkerville
NPO creating opportunity for our youth to learn, grow and participate in equestrian sport
All ages
S.S.M Music & Arts NPO no.077-488
Lyndhurst
Structuring Society through Music & Arts - Organisation for social upliftment of the underpriveleged.
From 3 yrs - All ages
Freedom Ride SA
Non competitive cycling event, in honour of Nelson Mandela, empowering transformation of cities, donations welcomed
From 5 yrs - All ages
Startime Players
Volunteer theatre group fundraising for charity
All ages
PH Kids Awareness SA
PH Awareness campaigns, non-profit organisation, raising awareness about pulmonary hypertension
All ages
The Hakuna Matata House
Home for abandoned babies and children
All ages
Sandton & Eastern Metro SPCA
Marlboro Gardens
Sandton & Eastern Metro Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals
All ages
The Family Africa
Faith based organisation bringing real hope for the future to thousands of people from previously disadvantaged groups in South Africa
From Birth - All ages
Magical Moments
We create Extraordinary experiences for disadvantaged & underprivileged children, exposing them to a world beyond their own.
From 2 - 6 yrs old
Tirisano Foundation
Orlando East; Senaoane
High school learner development and support organisation providing a structured programme to assist learners
From 13 - 18 yrs old
Better Living Foundation (NPO)
Common-sense guide to help your children live a happier life, and help them and you help others to do so as well
From 8 yrs - All ages
Abraham Kriel Bambanani
Paarlshoop
child care charity in Johannesburg - emphasis on optimal development of traumatised children.
From Birth - 18 yrs old
Ark Animal Centre
Chartwell
NPO animal rescue, rehabilitation, shelter
All ages
HospiceWits
Hospice, home-based care, in patient unit, AIDS and orphan care, HospiceWits shops, Johannesburg incl Soweto
From 2 - 12 yrs old
Wetnose Animal Rescue Centre
Kungwini
Animal charity and rescue organisation and animal shelter
Protective Behaviours
NPO - effective program that teaches kids all the necessary life skills and safety
All ages
South African Breastmilk Reserve
Braamfontein Werf
We provide babies with safe, pasteurized breastmilk and thereby improve their health and well-being.
All ages
Unity College
Chartwell
A school for special needs children which offers therapy, extra mural activities & an integrated learning programme for ages 3 to 23 years old.
Thembelenkosini Care Givers
Charity, poor, disadvantaged kids, children, educational material, donations, contributions, community upliftment
From Birth - All ages
National Children & Violence Trust
Fourways
Non – Profit Organisation that functions to support vulnerable groups such as abused and violated women, children
All ages
The Baby House - JHB
Lonehill
NPO - Place of safety for abused and abandoned babies and toddlers in JHB
All ages
Roots&Shoots
The programme is about making positive change happen – for people, for animals and for the environment.
From 5 - 18 yrs old
Jo'burg Child Welfare
Marshalltown
We offer services for abused, abandoned neglected and orphaned babies and children
From Birth - All ages
The Bunny Hop Haven
Observatory
Non profit company (NPC) in animal rescue and as an educational centre.
All ages
FORA
Luipaardsvlei
Animal haven for cats and dogs, animal, shelter, clinic, pet store.
All ages
Care4U2 Respite & Outreach
Registered NGO assisting kids with special needs, offering respite for families, wheelchairs, necessities, etc
From Birth - 18 yrs old
SA Guide-Dog Association
Paulshof
Charity organisation - fundraising, sponsoring & education about guide dogs for the blind
Gift of the Givers
Non-profit organisation - largest disaster relief organisation of African origin on the African continent
All ages
Hotel Hope Ministries
Braamfontein
Registered charity - orphanage, charity shops in Melville
From Birth - All ages
KES Foundation
Non profit organisation providing financial assistance with tertiary education
All ages
The Johannesburg Children's Home
Observatory
Charity - residential care for 64 children who have been placed through the regional courts.
From 3 - 18 yrs old
JAM South Africa
Honeydew
Joint Aid Management (JAM) is a South African founded humanitarian relief and development organisation with more than 26 years of experience.
From Birth - 6 yrs old
Hillbrow Theatre Project
Hillbrow
Hillbrow theatre project, drama workshops, singing & dancing classes for kids, shows, theatre productions
All ages
Africa Food for Thought
Flora Park
NGO that aims to provide nutrition to school kids to promote learning and concentration.
All ages
Aim Centre - working with people with disabilities
Kensington
Charity providing work for people with disabilties
From 18 yrs - All ages
Labrador and Retriever Rescue
Re-homing, adoption service for labrador and retriever dogs
Ernie Els Centre for Autism
Braamfontein
Providing lower resourced parents of children with autism with FREE comprehensive training on best educational practices.
From 1 - 15 yrs old
Johannesburg School for Blind, Low Vision and Multiple Disability Children
Auckland Park
A special school in Auckland Park for Blind, Low Vision and Multiple Disability Children, offering individually structured curriculums.
From 4 - 13 yrs old
Flying Children
Greenside
NPO number: 093 139 - We provide long term, sustainable help for pre-schools in very poor areas
From Birth - 6 yrs old
Hugh's Haven
Kelvin
We are a children's home catering to children who are either orphaned, abandoned or whose mothers are unable to take care of them.
All ages
Cotlands
Turffontein
Cotlands provides early learning opportunities to vulnerable children across the country.
All ages
Autism South Africa
The National Body for Autism in South Africa aspires to achieving a society in which persons with (ASD) enjoy all the rights and opportunities to meet their needs and fulfill their potentials.
From Birth - All ages
help2read
Oerder Park
Reading & literacy charity for kids from disadvantaged backgrounds
All ages
Schools Reading Road Show
NPO aimed at encouraging children to read through taking authors with their books into schools.
From 5 - 18 yrs old
SOFFT Family Wellness Centre
Mooiplaats
Support for families of children with special needs, disabilities and long term health conditions.
From Birth - 18 yrs old
Play Africa
Constitutional Precinct
Exhibits & programmes that stimulate physical, cognitive, social, and emotional growth of young children from birth – 10 years
From Birth - 11 yrs old
South African Cystic Fibrosis Association
Non-profit organisation to create awareness and provide support for patients with CF
All ages
Queen Butterfly Foundation
Kloofendal
NPO focusing on making difference in the lives of children with profound mental and physical disabilities.
All ages
St Vincent School of the Deaf
Melrose
St Vincent has a proud history of educating deaf children for the past 75 years. We adopt a child-centered, play based approach to education.We believe in developing the whole child.
From 2 - 18 yrs old
Kitty and Puppy Haven
Kew
Rescue and Rehabilitation Centre for animals
Khanyisela Project
The Khanyisela Project was set up to uplift pre-schools in the Amazizi area in the Northern Drakensberg area of KZN.
From Birth - 6 yrs old

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