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Welcome to the Western Cape Association for Persons with Disabilities

The incidence of disability has increased to approximately 15% of the population, according to the World Report on Disability released in 2011. In South Africa, the highest cause of disability is lifestyle diseases (hypertension and diabetes), while the Western Cape shows alarming statistics for Foetal Alcohol Syndrome, particularly in wine-growing areas, and spinal cord injury.

 

Our Casual Day event each year encourages the public to get on board and be a superhero for disability.

 

Join us now and help us to make a difference in many more lives!

 

 

We support each other…


 

Our Peer Supporters are the backbone of our services in communities and extend the hands of our social workers so that they can reach more people.

We train each other…

uKhula logoWe are pleased to announce a newly-developed training course which aims to help our staff provide more holistic service

 

 

 

Fun for kids…

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The Nappy Run now runs for the whole year with our first fun run event planned for November 2020!  Click here to find out how you can get involved…

Need residential care?

 

We receive many queries around the availability of residential care facilities for those who require supported living.  These are the facilities which fall under our umbrella…

 

Support us…

 

Nominate us as a beneficiary on your MySchoolcard, and show your support for the work we do…

Calling employers…

 

We support employers understand and apply legislation governing the employment of persons with disabilities.

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