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: GOODWOOD MALL
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 Jenny.Hendry@westerncape.gov.za

Give us feedback
If you have any positive or negative feedback, or suggestions for the WCRC, or this website, please contact Jenny Hendry at 021 370 2316 or email Jenny.Hendry@westerncape.gov.za




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