– To provide developmental and therapeutic programmes that meet the needs of children and youth displaying psychological, emotional and behavioural difficulties.
– To equip children and youth with the skills and competencies to manage themselves and reintegrate back into society.
– To meet the special care and protection needs of separated refugee children and unaccompanied foreign minors.
A child is placed in Lawrence House in terms of the provisions of the Children’s Act (Act 38 of 2005) if they are found to be in need of care and protection by a Children’s Court.
If you are worried about the wellbeing of a child, please contact your nearest Department of Social Development office urgently. You can find out your nearest DSD office by calling 021 483 3083.
For more information on Lawrence House’s services, please contact:
Our volunteers come from all over the world and bring a diverse set of experiences, knowledge and abilities. They support every aspect of Scalabrini’s programmes, from English lessons and administrative support, to outreach and advocacy work.
With up to 40 children, Lawrence House is constantly in need of certain items! Should you wish to donate any of the following, please contact email@example.com to arrange. Thank you very much.
Lawrence House seeks to appoint one new members to its management board to fill the role of a youth representative. Candidates should ideally be younger than 30 years of age.
About Lawrence House
Lawrence House is a child ad youth care centre specialised in the care and protection of unaccompanied foreign minors and separated refugee children. We offer a variety of developmental and therapeutic programme to support the holistic growth of young people.
We are seeking to recruit a board member and expect that he or she will bring a range of skills and experience to the current board.
We are looking for somebody with:
Prospective board members who best meet our requirements will be invited to speak to some of our current board members following which the board of trustees will make the final appointment.