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SURVIVORS OF GBV
PERPETRATORS WHO NEED HEALING
Resources for Survivors
FAMSA Overview:
Famsa provides counselling and education to help improve marriages and families. It helps in cases of domestic violence and trauma, divorces and mediation. There are 27 offices across the country. Contact: Tel: (011) 975 7106/7 Website: Contact US.
GBV Command Centre Overview:
A government programme committed to intensify and accelerate efforts to achieve the elimination of all forms of violence against womenand children. Contact: Tel: 0800 428 428 Send a please call me to *120*7867# SMS Help to 31531 Website: www.gbv.org.za
The Open Door Overview:
The Open Door lobbies for advocacy and prevention of secondary abuse on a daily basis, challenging anti-human rights against women and children. The Open Door is a one-stop trauma and crisis centre. We focus our attention on the social issues in our society, offering counseling, social support, and training. Victims of all forms of abuse are accommodated in our registered shelter. Contact: Tel: 031 709 2679 Website: http://opendoor.org.za/
South African Police Service Overview:
In a case of domestic violence or sexual assault, the South African Police Service will help you find: Medical attention, shelter, and victim counselling. Contact: Tel: 10111 Website: https://www.gov.za/faq/justice-and-crime-prevention/where-can-i-find-organisation-offers-assistance-victims-violence
People Opposed to Women Abuse (POWA) Overview:
Powa provides counselling, both over the phone and in person, temporary shelter for and legal help to women who have experienced violence. Contact: Tel: 011 642 4345 Website: http://www.powa.co.za
TEARS Foundation Overview:
TEARS Foundation provides access to crisis intervention, advocacy, counselling, and prevention education services for those impacted by domestic violence, sexual assault and child sexual abuse. Contact: Tel: 010 590 5920 Free SMS helpline: *134*7355# Website: http://www.tears.co.za/
The Trauma Centre for Survivors of Violence and Torture Overview:
The Trauma Centre provides trauma counselling and violence prevention services for people affected by violence. Contact: Tel: 021 465 7373 Website: https://traumacentre.org.za/
Masimanyane Women’s Rights International Overview:
MASIMANYANE WOMEN’S RIGHTS INTERATIONAL’s work is located within the human rights framework and is aligned with the three principles of the convention on the elimination of all forms of discrimination against women which are substantive equality, non-discrimination and state accountability. Contact: Tel: 043 743 9169 Website: https://www.masimanyane.org.za
Resources For Perpetrators Who Need Healing
FAMSA Overview:
Famsa provides counselling and education to help improve marriages and families. It helps in cases of domestic violence and trauma, divorces and mediation. There are 27 offices across the country. Contact: Tel: (011) 975 7106/7 Website: Contact Us
Sonke Gender Justice Overview:
To report an incident of sexual harassment, bullying, abuse or any other form of harassment experienced, seen or heard about, or an incident of fraud, corruption or bribery. Contact: Tel: 021 423 7088 Website: https://genderjustice.org.za/
The Trauma Centre for Survivors of Violence and Torture Overview:
The Trauma Centre provides trauma counselling and violence prevention services for people affected by violence. Contact: Tel: 021 465 7373 Website: http://www.trauma.org.za/
Lifeline South Africa Overview:
Life Line provides anonymous, confidential and accessible telephonic information, counselling and referrals in all 11 official languages to survivors, witnesses and perpetrators of gender-based violence. The Line operates 24 hours a Day 7 days a Week including Public Holidays Contact: Tel: 0800 150 150 Website: http://lifelinesa.co.za/stop-gender-violence/index.html


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