7 results for tag: Adoption


Cliff Central Interview

Listen to our Assistant Director of Residential Care, Nomvuyo Shabangu, chatting to Mabale Moloi and Aspasia Karras on Cliff Central about all the work that we do. The interview starts at 41:20.

Options for Unplanned Pregnancies

Radio Today Host, Natashia Bearam (@NBearam) with Pam Wilson, Adoptions Manager @JHBChildWelfare, chatted about NACSA's #ChooseToCare initiative, focusing on options for unplanned pregnancies.

Don’t abandon, consider adoption

Carol Bews, Assistant Director of Jo'burg Child Welfare was interviewed on SABC Newsroom today about the prevalence of abandoned babies in Johannesburg. Click here to view it.

Child Abandonment and Declining Adoption Rates in SA

New research on child abandonment and declining adoption rates in SA released by the National Adoption Coalition The alarming increase of abandonment requires deeper research insights and understanding of cultural beliefs to stem crisis.   [20 May 2014]: A new qualitative research study on child abandonment and adoption in the context of African ancestral beliefs in contemporary urban South Africa was released today by the National Adoption Coalition South Africa (NACSA) ahead of Child Protection Week. The research undertaken by Dee Blackie, a consultant to the National Adoption Coalition of SA, is the result of an intensive, 1-year long ...

Spence-Chapin Adoption Services Launches South African Adoption Program

NEW YORK, NY, Nov 06, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) -- Spence-Chapin Services for Families and Children announces the launch of their South Africa adoption program in partnership with Johannesburg Child Welfare Society (JCW), an organization that has been at the forefront of providing direct services to children and families in South Africa since 1909. Spence-Chapin is one of only two U.S. organizations authorized by The South African Ministry of Social Development's Central Authority (SACA) to process adoptions from South Africa with United States families under the Hague Adoption Convention. Spence-Chapin's South Africa adoption program will focus ...

2001 : Inter-country adoptions are introduced


1923 : Children’s Adoption Bill lobbied for in 1919 by the Society becomes law