JISS SERVICES

Training

In-Service Training CPD points It is mandatory for all practising social workers and social auxiliary workers to be registered with the South African Council for Social Service Professionals (SACSSP). In addition to an annual fee professionals are required to attend accredited training to accumulate 20 CPD points per annum in order to retain registration with…

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Community Programs

Senior Citizens Luncheon Clubs

Care of the elderly formed a part of JISS’ services in its early days. The respect and value for the elderly continues in the hosting of luncheon clubs for the elderly at both the Mayfair and Lenasia Centres. A hundred seniors meet at the centres weekly to enjoy a meal together, each other’s company, pampering,…

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Community Programs

Lenasia Local Drug Action Committee

LDAC In terms of the National Drug Master Plan, the establishment of local drug action committees to address the overwhelming scourge of drugs through the strategies of harm-, supply – and demand reduction has been mandated. Lenasia Local Drug Action Committee (LLDAC) Lenasia being JISS’s area of operation and drug abuse being a significant contributor…

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Community Programs

Hope Programme

This programme is in its third year. We are continually appealing to the community to open their hearts and homes and become temporary safe care parents, foster parents or holiday host parents to children in need of care. This programme focuses on the recruitment, screening and training of Temporary Safe Care parents, Foster parents and…

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Community Programs

Life skills programmes

Group work The aim of group work is to get people with common problems in a group to discuss their shared challenges in life. This is always the best way to assist them in solving their own problems and drawing from others’ experiences and not feeling that they alone experience these challenges. The following groups…

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Community Programs

Boy Child Programme

The Boy Child programme is a support group for boys. It is designed to equip boys between the age of 12 to 18 to cope with challenges around sexuality, morality and anti-social behaviour.  This programme is aimed at promoting positive attitudes and respectful behaviour towards women. Our goal is to empower the boy child with…

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Community Programs

Kinga Watoto- (Let’s protect them) volunteer programme

The Kinga Watoto volunteer programme focuses on the empowerment of community-based volunteers to go door to door to identify and provide services to vulnerable children and their families. Volunteers are empowered through the provision of individual supervision, weekly group supervision and monthly in-service training to protect children from neglect, abuse and trafficking. Volunteers promote JISS’…

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Community Programs

Crèche and after school centre initiative

The homework centre was initiated in 2014. The container in Slovo Park was donated by ROSPA Trading and some funding received from Fresenius Kabi in 2018 for volunteer stipends. Committed community volunteers are managing the Slovo Park after school centre attended by 50 children 6 days a week.

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JISS SERVICES

Satellite Offices

-After school centre in Slovo Park -Lawley Station Satellite offices were opened in Lawley and in Slovo Park informal settlements to ensure easy access to our services for these disadvantaged and marginalised communities.

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JISS SERVICES

JISWA Profound Unit

The JISWA Profound Unit is a stimulation centre for severely mentally challenged children between the ages of 5 years and 18 years.  This daycare facility is housed within the JISWA Centre in Lenasia and is registered with the Gauteng Department of Mental Health to cater for 10 children with profound intellectual disabilities. These Children have IQ’s…

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