Important Announcement

Scalabrini is closed. All services at the Scalabrini Centre of Cape Town have been postponed due to the Covid-19 virus until further notice. Please check our Facebook page (www.facebook.com/ScalabriniCT) for further announcements. 

For reliable information on the Covid-19 virus, visit www.sacoronavirus.co.za or message ‘hi’ on WhatsApp to 060 012 3456 – the official government COVID-19 support service.

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5May

Covid-19 Lock-down: Important information for refugees and migrants in South Africa

This webpage centralizes information that is important for refugee and migrant communities to know about ...
5May

Letter: Open the Social Relief of Distress Grant to all within South Africa – Scalabrini, LHR and CCL

On 4th May 2020, the Scalabrini Centre of Cape Town, together with Lawyers for Human ...
27Apr

#FarFromHome

Welcome to our global #FarFromHome series: reflections on covid-19 lockdown from people who are are ...
26Apr

Urgent Letter: Scalabrini requests Equal Treatment for Asylum Seekers, Refugees, and Migrants in South Africa’s Covid-19 Responses

On 25th March 2020, the Scalabrini Centre of Cape Town wrote a letter to the ...
22Apr

Covid-19 Lockdown: Governmental Relief Available to Non-South African Citizens

Some governmental relief packages are open to applications from non-South African citizens during the covid-19 lockdown. ...
30Mar

Emergency contacts for covid-19 lock-down: posters in your language

Please download, share and use these posters – so you know who to call in ...

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Migration in South Africa: three issues and three solutions video

On 29 October 2019, The Scalabrini Centre of Cape Town presented to ...
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What is the Scalabrini Centre of Cape Town?

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5Dec

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