●Contact Numbers For Trauma Debriefing Counselling


Here are some useful numbers for those that have been traumatised by the past weeks events

All police stations, I am told have ‘trauma debriefing counsellors’ they work with so I’m sue they will be able to get you in touch with them by giving you their names and contact numbers

TheTruma Centre
021 465 7373

The Trauma Centre For Survivors Of Violence And Torture
021 465 7373


Rape Crisis Centres
Cape Town

Counselling line – +27 (0)21 447 9762
Observatory – +27 (0)21 447 1467

Counselling line – +27 (0)21 633 9229
Manenberg – +27 (0)21 633 5287

Counselling line – +27 (0)21 361 908
Khayelitsha – +27 (0)21 361 9228
021 661 9085

021 633 9229

083 212 6181


033 394 4444

PE [Port Elizabeth]:
041 484 3804

011 642 4345
After hrs :083 765 1235

Eastern Cape ?


LifeLine Johannesburg
Crisis: (011) 728-1347
Fax: (011) 728-3497
Office: (011) 728-1331
LifeLine Western Cape
Crisis: (021) 461-1111
Fax: (021) 461-6400
Office: (021) 461-1113
LifeLine Durban
Crisis: (031) 312 2323
Office: (031) 303 1344
Fax: (031) 303 1419
LifeLine Port Elizabeth
Crisis: (041) 373-8666
Fax: (041) 373-8880
Office: (041) 373-8882/3
LifeLine Free State
Crisis: (057) 352-2212
Fax: (057) 352-1065
Office: (057) 357-2746
LifeLine Mafikeng
Email: lloffice@lantic.net
llmaf@lantic.net (Director)

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National Counselling Line 0861-322-322

The National Counselling Line offers the following services:
Operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year
Provides an anonymous and confidential telephonic counselling service
Acts as a central entry/access point to relevant, accessible, equitable and well co-ordinated services – Enhances synergy between LifeLine’s Community Centres, by pooling resources and skills for the benefit of the callers

Botswana’s National Counselling Line: 39-11-270


A friend of mine who knows who’s who in the fabulous zoo, recommends these people:

The Institute Of Healing Of Memories

I’ve copied and pasted a few things for you to read from their website:
Overall Developmental objective: To contribute to the healing journey of individuals, communities and nations.

Contact details
Address: 345 Lansdowne Road, Lansdowne 7780,Cape Town, South Africa
Tel: +27 21 696 4230/1 – Fax: +27 21 696 8561 –
General enquiries:

Healing of memories workshop enquiries for the Western Cape:
Youth workshop enquiries: themba@healingofmemories.co.za

Vision: The Institute for Healing of Memories seeks to contribute to the healing journey of individuals, communities and nations.

Mission: We are a trust committed to: Facilitating the healing process of individuals and communities in South Africa and internationally

Remembering the apartheid years and healing the wounds Redeeming the past by celebrating that which is life giving and laying to rest that which is destructive

Working in partnership with others who share our vision.

Approach: We do this to assist people on their journeys towards healing and wholeness within a safe space. We are developing models for dealing with emotions such as anger, hatred and guilt and processes for reconciliation and forgiveness. We seek to be fully inclusive and respectful of diversity and of different faith communities and belief systems.

Principles: We believe all people: Are spiritual beings and of infinite worth

Share responsibility for the past and therefore responsible for dealing with it and are capable of being both victim and victimizer
Should face history and face themselves

If you can recommend any other organisations pls do post it here in comments below and I’ll add them to the list. Thanks

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