Arise Urban Ministries

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Malibongwe, Mother and Child Haven is an eighteen-month intensive residential bridge program between homelessness and permanent housing. It is a place where women are empowered and fully equipped in order to become independent and maintain their own household now and in the future. It is also a place for children to receive healing and needed support.

Malibongwe, Mother and Child Haven serves:

* Mothers and children who were formerly homeless
* Young ladies who at age 18 have transitioned out of Rhema Children’s Village

Each adult resident receives:

* Individual and group peer counselling
* Life and parenting skills
* Advocacy around accessing needed social services.
* Educational support
* Art, Crafts and Entrepreneurial training
* Job skills and computer training
* Spiritual Growth group
* Assistance with acquisition of part-time jobs.
* Assistance with acquisition of permanent housing upon completion of the program

Each child receives:

* Support and encouragement from strong stable adults
* Academic tutoring
* Education and Play group for crèche age children
* Life skills training

+27 11 673 6574
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PO Box 649
Bergbron, 1709
South Africa
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Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
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Family Counseling
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