How can you help us?

You can help us in the following ways:

Become a volunteer
WCRC requires the services of volunteers from time to time. Can you assist with the following:

  • Organising games of wheelchair basketball?
  • Reception duties or administrative/clerical work?
  • Taking our patients on outings, e.g. to Kirstenbosch?
  • Volunteering your services to gain experience as a home based carer?
  • Teaching our in-patients skills/ crafts such as fabric painting, beadwork, etc.

Should you wish to offer your services to the WCRC please contact Tessa Samuels at 021 370 2351 or email Tessa.Samuels@westerncape.gov.za about current needs.


Become a Friend of the WCRC
Can you assist in the areas of:

  • Marketing
  • Public Relations
  • Fund raising
  • Providing entertainment to patients and staff
  • Spreading goodwill
  • Supporting our Facility Board

Should you wish to become a Friend of the WCRC please contact Teresa Lucas at 021 370 2313 or email Teresa.Lucas@westerncape.gov.za.

Make a donation
As most of our clients come from disadvantaged backgrounds, we always welcome assistance in the form of donations of items such as:

  • Track suits, t-shirts, takkies
  • toiletries
  • toys, games, board games, sport equipment (specifically for people with disabilities)
  • DVD’s, video-games, magazines, books, text books (medical, nursing and health related)
  • Donate towards a project. The WCRC has several projects in need of items and equipment, such as:
    • Indigenous trees and shrubs for the improvement of the grounds
    • Material for Irrigation
    • Pavers
    • Gym equipment for the Health and Wellness Centre (HWC)
    • Goggles, swim pets and life jackets for hydro pool activities,such as water fun, water safety and swimming.
    • We have a wheelchair basket ball court in need of enclosure and toilets for use by players and visitors.


  • Health and Wellness Centre: View a PowerPoint on our Health and Wellness Centre:


WCRC-health-and-wellness-opt.pdf
  • Should you wish to donate a wheelchair or any other assistive device, click the links below to read about the guidelines developed by the Assistive Devices Advisory Committee (MADAC) of PGWC: Department of Health.


Fact Sheet 6 visual aids.pdf
Executive_summary_WHEELCHAIR DONATION GUIDELINES.pdf
Donation_03_Donation_procedures.pdf
Donation_02_Wheelchair_guide.pdf
Donation_01_Donation_requrements.pdf
What is an appropriate wheelchair.pdf


Should you wish to make a donation to the WCRC please contact Teresa Lucas at 021 370 2313 or email Teresa.Lucas@westerncape.gov.za

Should you wish to make a direct monetary donation, our bank details are as follows:

WESTERN CAPE REHABILITATION CENTRE T/A WCRC FACILITY BOARD

ABSA; Branch: Promenade, Mitchell's Plain
ACC. NO. 406 775 3915  -  cheque account
Reference (Specify one of the following): Facility improvement, HWC or WCRC donation

Please inform us of your generous contribution by contacting the Head of the Institution by e-mail at Helen.Sammons@westerncape.gov.za

Give us feedback
If you have any positive or negative feedback, or suggestions for the WCRC, or this website, please contact Dr Helen Sammons at 021 370 2315 or email Helen.Sammons@westerncape.gov.za




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