Background Information of the Organization

Rape Crisis Centre is a non governmental organisation who has been operating in the Port Elizabeth region since 1992. We are a non profit organisation (NPO) serving the needs of rape survivors, irrespective of racial, religious, gender or language backgrounds.

We have a board responsible for overall policy and decision making. The board include representatives from the psychological, social work, media and community sector. It is balanced in regards to gender and community proportions and also has staff presentation. We serve the Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality, and where necessary in the semi-rural areas.

Areas Of Operation

New Brighton, Kwazakhele, Zwide, Soweto on Sea, Wells Estate, Imkamvehile, Motherwell, Algoa Park, Motherwell, Schauderville, Gelvandale, Helevale, Arcadia, West End, Salsoniville , Jacksonville, Greenfield, Booysens Park, Bloemendal, Bethelsdorp, Misisonvale, Veeplaas, KwaNoxolo, Kwadwesi, Kwamaxagi, Uitenhage, Kabega park, Humewood, Summerstrand, Sherwood, Lorraine, and surrounding semi rural areas such as Klipplaat, Addo, Kirkwood, Hankey, Patensie, Peddie and Humansdorp.

Services Provided

Since the inception of the Organisation, over 10,000 rape survivors have been assisted by the Organisation and at least 30,000 learners from primary and senior secondary schools have received awareness and education from the Rape Crisis Centre Life Skills and Rape Preventative Educational Project.

Our Direct Services Are Devided Into Sections

  • Assessment to children under the ages of 15 years.
  • Home visits and referrals of children to relevant institutions.
  • Counselling and psychological services
  • Court support for rape survivors
  • Court support to domestic violence victims
  • Counselling and support for family members affected.
  • Rape Prevention Education at schools
  • Domestic Violence Training
  • Research and monitoring
  • Advocacy and lobbying on sexual violence
  • Counselling Services

    The objective of this project is to provide advice and ongoing counselling services to rape survivors (both female and male) as well as immediate family members.

    Conselling Services Offered
  • Acute Counselling Services
  • Intake and Assessment of children and refferals
  • Ongoing Counselling
  • Psychological Support Up To Trial
  • Referral of Clients in need of intensive intervention
  • Our Sponsors


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    Rape Crisis Centre is a non governmental organisation who has been operating in the Port Elizabeth region since 1992. We are a non profit organisation (NPO) serving the needs of rape survivors, irrespective of racial, religious, gender or language backgrounds. Learn more...

    Contact

    Please feel free to contact us on the details below for any queries.

    Berenice Jacobs-Malgas (Director)

    PE Rape Crisis Centre Trust

    Address: Adderley Arcade, 1st Floor
    Room 15, 701 Govan Mbeki Avenue
    Port Elizabeth, 6056

    Postal: P.Box 23483, Port Elizabeth, 6000

    Tel: 041-484 3804
    Fax: 041-487 1384
    Email: director.rapecrisiscentre@rccpe.co.za