Have you experienced violence?

Gender-based violence can include sexual, physical, mental and economic harm inflicted in public or in private. It also includes threats of violence, coercion and manipulation. This can take many forms such as intimate partner violence, sexual violence, child marriage, female genital mutilation and so-called ‘honour crimes’.

Help for survivors of gender-based violence

During the lockdown, many individuals and particularly women and children, may be at increased risk of sexual violence, domestic violence and inter-personal violence. If someone is worried about a dangerous home situation for themselves, a family member or community member there are free helplines (also called hotlines) available:

National GBV Helpline for reporting incidents of domestic violence – ? 0800 150 150

Call the 24 hours Gender Based Violence National Command Centre: ? 0800 428 428 or (Please Call me) ? *120*7867# (free) for counselling and other services, including shelter.

Women Abuse – Call: ? 0800 150 150

National Counselling Line – ? 0861 322 322

Childline South Africa – ? 0800 055 555

People Opposing Women Abuse – ? 011 642 4345

Rape Crisis – ? 021 447 9762

Human Trafficking Hotline – ?0800 222 777

National Shelter Movement of South Africa (NSMSA) – Helpline for GBV survivors – ? 0800 001 005, SMS/WhatsApp/ Please Call me to ? 082 057 8600/082 058 2215/072 239 7147.

For Persons living with disabilities SMS “help” to ? 31531

South African Police Service (SAPS) – ? 10111

To anonymously and safely report any incident experienced, seen or heard about CALL theSonke Gender Justice toll-free whistleblower hotline on 0800 333 059 , SMS 33490or EMAIL [email protected]  

Tshwaranang Legal Advocacy Centre (TLAC)’s purpose is to facilitate access to justice for women who have experienced or are at risk of experiencing GBV

Thuthuzela Care Centres based in hospitals across all 9 Provinces to avoid secondary trauma:

Eastern Cape

NAME AND LOCATIONCONTACT DETAILS
Bizana TCC St Patrick’s Hospital, Bizana   039 251 0236  
Butterworth TCC Butterworth Hospital, Butterworth   047 491 2506
Dora Nginza TCC Dora Nginza Hospital, Port Elizabeth041 406 4111
Libode TCC St Barnabas Hospital, Nyandeni Region047 568 6274
Grey Hospital TCC Grey Hospital, King William’s Town  043 643 3300
Lusikisiki TCC St Elizabeth Hospital, Lusikisiki          039 253 5000  
Mdantsane TCC Cecilia Makiwane Hospital, East London043 761 2023
Mthatha TCC Mthatha General Hospital, Mthatha  047 502 4000
Taylor Bequest TCC Taylor Bequest Hospital, Matatiele            039 737 3107

Free State

NAME AND LOCATIONCONTACT DETAILS
Bongani TCC Health Complex (Old Provincial Hospital) Long Road Street, Welkom057 355 4106
Metsimaholo TCC Metsimaholo District Hospital, 8 Langenhoven Street, Sasolburg         016 973 3997  
Phekolong TCC Phekolong Hospital 2117 Riemland Road Bohlokong, Bethlehem 058 304 3023
Tshepong TCC National District Hospital, Roth Avenue, Willows, Bloemfontein            051 448 6023

Gauteng

NAME AND LOCATIONCONTACT DETAILS
Baragwanath/Nthabiseng TCC Chris Hani Bara Hospital, Chris Hani Road, Diepkloof         011 933 1206
Kopanong TCC Kopanong Hospital, Duncanville, Vereeniging    016 428 5959
Laudium TCC Laudium Hospital & Community Health Centre012 374 3710
Lenasia TCC Lenasia Hospital, Lenasia South, Johannesburg 011 211 0632
Mamelodi TCC Mamelodi Day Hospital         012 841 8413
Masakhane TCC Tembisa Hospital, Tembisa    011 923 2180  
Sinakekelwe TCC Natalspruit Hospital     011 909 5832

KwaZulu-Natal

NAME AND LOCATIONCONTACT DETAILS
Edendale TCC Edendale Hospital, Pietermaritzburg 033 395 4325
Empangeni TCC Ngwelezana Hospital, Empangeni      035 901 7000
Madadeni TCC Madadeni Hospital, Newcastle034 328 8000  
Phoenix TCC Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Hospital 031 502 1719
Port Shepstone TCC Port Shepstone Regional Hospital, Port Shepstone      039 688 6021
RK Khan TCC RK Khan Hospital, Westcliffe031 459 6000  
Stanger TCC Stanger Provincial Hospital, Stanger  032 437 6000
Umlazi TCC Prince Mshiyeni Memorial Hospital, Umlazi  031 907 8496

Limpopo

NAME AND LOCATIONCONTACT DETAILS
Groblersdal TCC Groblersdal Hospital, Groblersdal      013 262 3024
Mangkweng TCC Mangkweng Hospital, Polokwane     015 286 1000
Mokopane TCC Mokopane Hospital, Mokopane        015 483 4000  
Musina TCC Musina Hospital, Musina        072 287 5263  
Nkhensani TCC Nkhensani Hospital, Giyani    015 812 0227  
Seshego TCC Seshego Hospital, Seshego    015 223 0483  
Tshilidzini TCC Tshilidzini Hospital, Thohoyandou       015 964 3257

Mpumalanga

NAME AND LOCATIONCONTACT
DETAILS
Ermelo TCC Ermelo Hospital, Ermelo017 811 2031  
Themba TCC Themba Hospital, Kabokweni013 796 9623  
Tonga TCC Tonga Hospital, Nkomazi       013 780 9231  
Witbank TCC Witbank Hospital, Witbank  013 653 2208  

Northern Cape

NAME AND LOCATIONCONTACT
DETAILS
De Aar TCC Central Karoo Hospital, De Aar         053 631 2123  
Galeshewe TCC Galeshewe Day Hospital, Kimberley  053 830 8900
Kuruman TCC Kuruman Hospital, Kuruman  073 334 3208  
Springbok TCC Van Niekerk Hospital, Springbok027 712 1551  
De Aar TCC Central Karoo Hospital, De Aar          Kuruman TCC053 631 2123  
Galeshewe TCC Galeshewe Day Hospital, Kimberley  053 830 8900

North West

NAME AND LOCATIONCONTACT
DETAILS
Job Shimankane Tabane TCC Job Shimankana Tabane Hospital Cnr Heystek & Bosch Street, Rustenburg     014 590 5474
Klerksdorp TCC Klerksdorp Hospital, Benji Oliphant Road Jouberton, Klerksdorp  018 465 2828
Mafikeng TCC Mafikeng Provincial Hospital, Lichtenburg Road, Mafikeng  018 383 7001
Potchefstroom TCC Potchefstroom Hospital Cnr Botha & Chris Hani Street, Potchefstroom           018 293 4659

Western Cape

NAME AND LOCATIONCONTACT
DETAILS
George TCC George Provincial Hospital, Davidson Road, Glen Barrie, George     044 873 4858  
Heideveld  TCC Heideveld Community Health Clinic, Heideveld, Cape Town           021 699 0474
Karl Bremer TCC Karl Bremer Hospital Cnr Mike Pienaar Boulevard & Frans Conradie Avenue, Belville      021 948 0861  
Khayelitsha TCC Khayelitsha Hospital, Lwandle Road, Site B, Khayelitsha     021 360 4570
Worcester TCC Worcester Hospital, Murray Street, Worcester      023 348 1294
Wesfleur TCC Wesfleur Hospital, Wesfleur Circle, Atlantis           021 571 8043

Help for survivors of Xenophobia

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If you have been threatened, attacked or discriminated against because of where you are from, report!

Send a description, time and location to:

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