Who We Are
Badisa West Coast is a program of Badisa, a Non-Profit and Public Benefit Welfare Organisation providing services in the Western Cape in partnership with various stakeholders, including local and provincial government, the corporate sector and other non-profit organisations.
Badisa West Coast is the largest child and family care organisation in the West Coast and delivers a continuum of services to protect children and strengthen family life. These services include prevention and early intervention services, statutory and re-uniting services. Badisa WC has a service level agreement with the Department of Social Development in the Western Cape, which stipulates the services that will be rendered by our program.
(PBO 930 006 348)
Where we help
Badisa West Coast is a DCPO based in Vredenburg, rendering services to all children in need, regardless of race or religion.
The communities we serve
- Vredenburg Town area
- Velddrif, Laaiplek, Dwarskersbos, Noordhoek and surrounding farms.
- Saldanha Town and Military Base
- Jacobs Bay
- Green Village
Our care team
Manager Social Worker Service
Luke van der Heever, Heidi de Jager, Sonja Bosman
Student Social Workers
Elsabé Bester (Senior Social Worker)
Social Auxiliary Workers
Luzelle Africa, Susan Cloete
Meet our people
Board of directors and leadership
Badisa West Coast consists of committed individuals – employees, volunteers, supporters and partners – who are bound by one purpose: the elimination of institutional care of children.