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Give Dignity

​​​​​​​​​​About the Give Dignity initiative​​​​​​​

The City of Cape Town is running an initiative to raise awareness around the plight of people living on the street. The initiative emphasises giving those in need a hand up rather than a handout. Instead of a cash handout, which often increases the risk of prolongued homelessness, we encourage you to make a donation.

​​​​​​​​​​Donate​​​​​​​

Learn more about our other initiatives:

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Did you know?

A Caring City: We run a safe space for street people under the Culemborg bridge in the foreshore. The Culemborg Safe Space is a transitional shelter where people are able to spend the night, access ablution facilities and securely store their belongings. They can also access a number of additional services to help them reintegrate into society. 

Alternatively, there are a number of shelters run by NGOs that offer assistance. The Western Cape Government keeps a database of registered homeless shelters.

Find out more about how you can get involved and make a difference.

​​​​​​​​​​Contact us​​​​​​​

For more information on how you can assist street people call us on the toll-free number below:

Telephone:
0800 872 201

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