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“I have come that you may have life: life in all its fullness.” John 10:10

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Usizo Lwethu Clinic works collaboratively with the other social outreach projects within the Denis Hurley Centre:

  • Refugee Pastoral Care (language classes, school registration, help with documentation, emergency relief)
  • Nkosinathi Project (feeding, showering, clothing, counselling, preparation for drug rehabilitation),
  • Economic Empowerment (Street Booksellers, sewing skills, computer training, environmental car washing, urban farming, SendMe)

We also work closely with other organisations including:
  • Qalakabusha Project and the Safer Cities Department of eThekwini Municipality
  • Newlands Park Rehabilitation Centre
  • Early Childhood Development – TREE, NELRU
  • iCare (specialist organisation working with street children)
  • SANZAF (Muslim Development agency)
  • RAUF (Muslim anti-drugs community group)
  • Islamic Medical Association
  • Careline in Assagay
  • Bright Site Project (UNISA 4th year social workers)
  • The Wellness Centre Trust (assistance for homeless on the beachfront)
  • The Nest (an inner city shelter) 
  • The Hillcrest Aids Centre Respite Unit (admits referred patients)
  • District Health and Welfare Services (receive VCT Kits through District Health)
  • FAMSA (family services)
  • SANCA (drug rehabilitation and education)
  • DUT – Urban Futures Centre (a partner in an Opiate Substitute Treatment demonstration)
  • Departments of Social Services 
  • Government clinics and hospitals
  • Department of Health and eThekwini Municipality Health
If your organisation is aligned with the vision and work of the DHC, and would like to establish either an informal or formal working relationship, please contact the DHC director. 

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