Lenasia Local Drug Action Committee
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 to child abuse, neglect and family breakdown, Madelie van der Merwe(ex- Social Work Manager) and Mrs Singh (an attorney who started an NGO in Lenasia called ‘Light workers’) took the lead in initiating and establishing an LDAC in Lenasia. JISS remains an active member in the LDAC committee in Lenasia.