St Thomas Home for Children – A registered Child and Youth Care Centre – Residential Care and Personal Development of abandoned, orphaned and vulnerable Children.
St Thomas Home for Children was established in 1959 and today is a recognized Child and Youth Care Centre and a registered Not-for-Profit Organisation in the city of Durban, EThekwini Municipality, Province of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.
The vision of St Thomas is to strive to uphold the rights of children as set out in section 28 of the South African Constitution, including the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights, which proclaims that children are entitled to special care and assistance. The mission of St Thomas is to provide residential care for 60 orphaned and vulnerable children ranging from 2-10 years old. We are committed to:
• Provide holistic programmes to enhance the quality of life of the child in care
• Facilitate re-integration of the child into the community and family
• Provide effect management and care services