Our 24 hour home care is of a very high standard & we have firm rules/procedures in our nursery. Our goal is a forever family for each child. As most are newborn/HIV+/otherwise challenged, they are handled exclusively by House Parents.
We care for babies from birth to ±1 yr old, short term, by giving them a home, clothing, food, plenty of love, & cuddling.
We provide a safe place of care for babies in crisis. They are brought to us by destitute mothers, pregnancy crisis centres, hospitals, police, or welfare organisations.
We visit clinics & hospitals regularly for medical care.
Babies needing care are fetched by us from hospitals etc. When ready for adoption, we safely deliver to new parents.
We maintain records for each baby, and also a history by way of photo albums and milestone charts, which is given to each child when they leave us.
We attend certain Court hearings & liaise with Children’s Court and Social Workers about legal issues and paperwork.
TODDLERS & OLDER CHILDREN
We provide emergency & short term care for 2+ yr olds.
We cater for schooling, medical & spiritual needs.
We organise family outings and church attendance.
Students and volunteers interact with our older children.
SPECIAL NEEDS BABIES/CHILDREN
We care for those with HIV/AIDS, cerebral palsy, mental or
physical challenges, hydrocephalus, and high risk medical
conditions like tracheostomy cases, tube feeders, etc.
We care for terminally ill babies, and allow them to die with dignity and love, in a caring family environment.
We provide individual & specialised medical care & therapy.
We involve local community for prayer & support.
We have a small home in a needy community where we can
provide care to babies, toddlers and special needs children
on a daily basis, in a well equipped nursery, with a resident House Mother.
We cater for their daily needs & provide the regular four hourly bottle feeds, breakfast, lunch, snacks and drinks. * We help to clothe babies, & provide mothers with extra items & sundries to assist these struggling families.
We assist by taking babies for clinic visits and attending to health needs.
Volunteers & students are extremely helpful in this home.
BABIES/CHILDREN PREVIOUSLY CARED FOR BY US
We maintain contact, & we support babies who return to a mother or relative, and who request our assistance.
We provide for physical needs, as well as sourcing help for their legal, emotional and other needs.
BABIES/CHILDREN/MOTHERS IN OWN HOMES
Often we are asked to assist families where mother is able to keep her child with her, but needs help.
We visit, and provide care & support for child and mother.
SOCIAL PROGRAM FOR NEEDY CHILDREN
We visit & liaise regularly with leaders of various projects for the very needy, about social and practical issues.
We arrange social and educational events for groups, away from their environment, feed them & provide some goods.
Over Easter & Christmas periods, we host many outings &
parties for children. We also travel far & wide to many
projects and families to distribute gifts at these times.
* We involve community, volunteers & students in outreach.
SUPPORT FOR INDIVIDUALS & OTHER HOMES
We assist many others locally & far afield by taking them
clothing, equipment, food & specific needs.
Often we help them by doing small odd jobs & repairs.
We welcome community support in our outreach projects, some listed here ~
1) Little Angels resident & temporary kids.
± 25 children, birth to 12 yrs.
2) Little Angels’ Owl Place daycare for babies.
± 15 babies.
3) Local creche 2.
± 75 kids, 2 yrs to 7 yrs.
4) WC Doreen Soup Kitchen & community aid.
± 120 kids, up to ± 12 yrs old, many adults.
5) WC Squatters Creche.
± 80 kids, birth to 7 yrs old.
6) Country Project Elizabeth.
± 60 kids, 2 yrs to ± 12 yrs old.
7) WC LB Special Home, aged & challenged folk.
± 90 residents.
8) WC LB Church creche.
± 150 kids, birth to ± 7 yrs old.
9) Carers at above projects.
± 25 main, or up to about 60 in total.
We receive loads of donations of clothing & equipment,
which we share out in several local and rural areas.
COLLECTION OF GOODS FROM DONORS
We collect items/loads from various areas and bring them back to our Help Centre, where we sort, clean & launder.
MAKING UP OF PARCELS
We sort and pack parcels which we deliver to individuals & organisations, according to their needs.
DISTRIBUTION OF GOODS
We distribute equipment, food, and goods to our many outreach projects, some listed above.
PURCHASES OF SPECIFIC OR URGENT NEEDS
We sometimes need to buy and deliver items urgently required (like food & medicine), & to provide specific needs
which, notwithstanding appeals, have not been donated.
Many people are assisted by our Office Manager and the House Parents. We receive a huge number of phonecalls,
emails, and faxes requesting information regarding ~
abandonments, abuse, legal issues, emergency care, foster care, adoption, & the care of babies/children with special
needs. We also assist desperate folk with social problems such as unwanted/teenage pregnancies, homelessness, etc.