St Monica's

Child and Youth Care Center

Senior Management


Althea Govender

Althea Govender

Director

Renell Pilay

Renell Pillay

Social Worker

Doris Mkhize

Doris Mkhize

Chief Child Care Manager

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Mission & Objectives


Our Vision


Through its human and material resources, St. Monica's Children's Home strives to create, within children; beauty and strength. Through love and care, inner healing is to take place enabling children to reach their full potential. In constructively meeting their physical, emotional, intellectual, social, cultural and spiritual needs, children are to grow and blossom at each developmental stage in their lives. St. Monica's Children's Home also strives to build a better society that would cause children less suffering and contribute to their well being.

Our Mission


Our purpose is to provide a safe environment for children placed in our Institution through residential care and developmental programmes with the goal of eventual reunification to their families and/or Communities.

Our Objectives


  1. 1.

    To cater for the physical needs of our Children.

  2. 2.

    To render social work interventions to the children.

  3. 3.

    To render educational programmes to enable the children to enable the children to develop academically.

  4. 4.

    To provide appropriate health care for our children.

  5. 5.

    To develop self esteem in children through life-skills programmes.

  6. 6.

    To provide social and recreational programmes to our children.

  7. 7.

    To provide therapeutic programmes to facilitate the emotional and psychological healing process of the children.

  8. 8.

    To facilitate reunification of the children which includes services to families, host families and significant others to enable reintegration into the community.