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Special announcement – Extraordinary response to COVID-19 threat

At this time when our President has announced a National State of Disaster in respect of COVID-19 the management of the Durban Child …

Ensuring compliance by outsourcing catering

During April 2019 the Department of Social Development asked all Child and Youth Care Centre’s in KZN to a meeting. Meeting the health …

Renovation projects 2019/2020

We have been fortunate in this financial year to have received support towards some of our most pressing renovation projects. Special thank you …

Farewell as one of our children returns home

There were mixed emotions as children and staff gathered to bid one our children farewell as she returns to her family after many …

Message from the Director

During one of our Monday morning team meetings I shared a reading on the power of patience; “For you have need of steadfast …
Back to school

Back to school support

We would like to thank all our friends and supporters who opened their hearts and hands to our children. Our children were ready …

Fundraising Car Wash

We would like to take this opportunity to thank the Umbilo Car Wash for supporting our organisation by hosting a Fundraising Car Wash …
Back to school

Starting ‘big school’ for the first time

At the beginning of the year, we welcomed no fewer than 18 new children to our Home – seven of them have just …

Message from the Director

What happened … where has 2019 gone? It seems that every year at this time we ask the same question – where has …
Siyakhula Rehabilitation

Siyakhula Rehabilitation Centre celebrates 20 years

20 years ago, this organisation took a leap of faith and opened the Siyakhula Rehabilitation Centre offering an in-patient treatment programme to young …

Wishing Former Treasurer, Chris Yuill, a Happy Retirement

Chris Yuill took over as Treasurer of the Durban Child and Youth Care Centre during 1991, and held this position until 2017 when …

Thanks to Grobank

Early this year, our organisation was amongst many others that were affected by the heavy rain storm. Our reception area was flooded, causing …

31 Club – thank you

Special thanks to the wonderful ladies from the 31 Club for their incredible kindness and generosity to our organisation. Soon after the children …

Friendship Day Celebrations

On Saturday, 2 November we hosted our Annual Friendship Day Programme. The goal of the programme is to empower our young people and …

President’s Awards

In September this year, 13 young people completed the gold hike to successfully complete their level and achieve their Gold Presidents Award. In …

Thank you Glen Parent Youth Group

A big thank you to Glen Parent Youth Group for all that they have done for us over the last two weeks. This …

Another great Mandela week – thanks to you!

Grateful thanks to everyone who volunteered, visited or donated to help make Mandela Week 2019 unforgettable! We started the week with the Gogos …

Message from the Director

Over the past few months the DCYCC has been a hive of activity. It has been an incredibly busy time with much happening. …

NACCW 22nd Biennial and 4th CYC-Net World Conference

From 2-4 July, 2019, the National Executive Committee of the South African National Association of Child Care Workers (NACCW) and the Board of …

Going for Gold

At the end of June, 12 of our young people attended a 4-night camp hosted by the Presidents Award. The theme for the …
Zumba fundraiser at DCH

Zumbathon – fun, fitness and fundraising

Our Zumbathon fundraising dance party took place on 1 June 2019, and was a huge success! A total of 35 friends and supporters …

Enter our Mandela Day Corporate Amazing Race

One day – Ten Corporate Teams – Eight Awesome Challenges. That’s what’s in store for you when you enter the our Mandela Day …

Buckets of love from Nazareth Youth Club

There was great excitement when members of the Nazareth Youth Club arrived at DCYCC in their big van, and unloaded 35 large buckets …

Celebrating child Protection Week

Children have the right to be protected from violence, exploitation and abuse – and National Child Protection Week raises awareness of these rights. …
Durban Child & Youth Care Centre

Saunders House re-opens

Pictured above: Tristan Kaatze (Trustee of Sibaya Community Trust), Mandy Goble (Director of DCYCC) and Grant Fincham (Treasurer of DCYCC) officially opening Saunders …

Join our Zumba party

On International Childen’s Day – Saturday 1 June – you’re invited to get active and join us for a Zumba Fitness party. Venue …

Monster Jam Fever

Six of our children won tickets to Monster Jam, in a colouring and drawing competition sponsored by National Sand and Stone. The lucky …

Kids get creative

Thanks to a new Skills Development Programme launched by DCYCC, Growth Spurt, young people will have the opportunity to explore their creative side. …

Big Top Rocks for kids

Special thanks to all our friends and supporters who flocked to our special fundraising show at the Barnyard Theatre on 20 March. Big …

Glowing reports

Break up day also means we get to see school reports and see the progress our children have made. We are so pleased …