Support organisations

Support Organisations

If you (or someone you know) were particularly impacted by one of the stories from our Fathers Matter Film Series, we have put together a list of resources and organisations that can offer additional support.

You may also want to recommend further counselling or community-based support where needed.

NameWhat they doContactWebsite
Fathers In AfricaOffers father-focused support and mentoring programmes for fathers.kevin@fathers.co.zafathers.co.za
Izenzo Dad CareProvides fatherhood training skills.izenzodadcare@gmail.comFacebook @dadcare
SikunyeEquipping the church to support parents, caregivers and families to provide nurturing care for their children in the first 1000 days of life.richard.lundie@commongood.org.zasikunye.org.za
Dad’s the WordRelevant information for new parents.ros@dadstheword.comwww.dadstheword.com
The World Needs a FatherTraining, mentoring and networking. Resources for men and women to deal with father wounds.cassie@churchsportsglobal.orgtwnaf.com
SAVF FamnetGuide to restoration from father wounds (available online). erheeder@savf.co.za
Character CompanyMentorship programme for boys from 5 years old and onwards.jaco.ch@racter.co.zawww.thecharactercompany.co.za
Father a NationSurrogate fathers and mentorship programme.craig@fatheranation.co.zawww.fatheranation.co.za
South African Sports CoalitionSport-based discipleship programme.warrengpetersen002@gmail.comFacebook @ubabaloeafrica
Focus on the FamilyPrayer, counselling and care.graemes@fotf.co.zawww.safamily.co.za/counselling
Families South AfricaCounselling services relating to marriage and divorce.famsa@famsawc.org.zawww.famsawc.org.za
Growing Up Without a Father FoundationOutreach to prisons, schools and communities.pietersenc@gmail.comgrowingupwithoutafather.org.za
Isiseko Family InstituteOffer a parenting course as well as a restoring lives course (recovery from breakdown of a serious relationship).mbulelo.bikwani@isiseko.org.zawww.isiseko.org.za
National Family Foundation of South AfricaCounselling for families, couples and individuals.kteffo@gmail.comFacebook@NationalFamilyFoundationOfSA
The Fatherhood FoundationFatherhood programmes developed for young adults, couples and single parents. Mentoring for fathers in prison.zane@ffsa.org.zawww.ffsa.org.za
Sexuality MattersExists to inspire and equip Christ followers to transform our over- sexualised world.andre@escc.co.zasexualitymatters.co.za
South African Depression and Anxiety Group (SADAG)Mental health helplines, support groups and resources.See website for list of services and contact numbers.www.sadag.org