Visit & Excursion Aplications
Jakaranda & Louis Botha Children’s Homes
I want to visit the children’s homes & interact with the children ?
I want to invite the children of your home to my event or activities ?
ALL VISITS AND EXCURSION TO AND FROM THE CHILDREN’S HOME MUST BE REGISTERED AND APPROVED BY OUR SOCIAL WORKERS COMMITTEE.
Our Social workers gathers every Wednesday to discuss these applications, and you will be informed in writing if your planned visit or excursion is approved.
PLEASE NOTE: Your registration is NOT a automatic approval. Please wait for official approval via EMAIL before you go ahead with your planning of the visit or excursion.
Please familiarise yourself of our goals and policies with regards to visits & excursions We are looking for opportunities that build on children’s abilities, interests, experiences, cultures, and backgrounds, and provides for their needs, that facilitate them to initiate activities, to make choices, and to become increasingly independent and responsible.
Procedures to follow:
If you feel absolutely certain that your request to visit, or your invitation to an excursion
meet our goals you must adhere to the following:
STEP 1 – Please fill out the application form and SUBMIT
STEP 2 – If your visit does not meet our goals or policy, it unfortunately be declined immediately by our marketing department.
STEP 3 – Your application will be forwarded to our Social Workers Committee for approval.
STEP 4 – You will receive approval on the 1st Thursday after your application, if your request was on a Wednesday you will only receive feedback on the 2nd Thursday after your request was submitted.
- We do not allow visits or excursions involving ALL our children at once.
- We encourage visits “per house” and will allow a maximum of 3 houses or 30
children, to be involved in one visit or excursion.
- If your application was not received in time, remember approvals is done every
Wednesday morning between 09:00 – 15:00 on our Social Workers Committee
- Our children are just children, and can sometimes behave, and sometimes
misbehave. Help them to learn from mistakes, setbacks and challenges.
For more information contact our marketing department:
Gary Van Veenhuyzen
Multidisciplinary Development Centre - MDDC
Tel: 012 - 800 4700
Mobile: 073 844 9994