Our Social Worker Lectures at UCT

Our Social Worker, Shireen van Reenen, had an opportunity for the second quarter of the year to share her wisdom and knowledge with aspiring young social workers. She lectured at UCT – Department of Social Work, covering one of the modules that about residential care – the causes, the impact, prevention and more.

Life Space

In the field of child and youth care work there is a term called Life Space meaning that as a CYCW you need to work in the area where the child comes from, the space the child is in and the space that has special meaning to a child. Here is our SW Shireen van […]

NACCW: Celebrating 40 Years in Child & Youth Care Work

End of June (30th – 2nd July), the NACCW conference was held at the CTICC, celebrating 40 years of work in Child & Youth care. The Conference was well attended by Child and Youth Care Workers and Social Workers in that field, as well as managers of various organisations who are partners within the sector. Many representatives […]

NPO of the Year Award: Alicia Rhoda

Alicia Rhoda of Christine Revell Children’s Home received a Cultural Award for the Category NPO of the Year. She has worked at the organisation for 17 years  and organises & leads the projects impacting the children’s lives. The result of the efforts are life-changing and so evident in the lives of the children, a clear indication of […]

Goodbye to Muriel

A special goodbye for our dearest colleague, Muriel Devoti. She started working at CRCH in September 1987 and has left our employ in December 2014 due to illness. Muriel has been one of our longest serving staff members and has always given her best. She was the senior Child Care Worker of Group A – caring for the […]

New Social Worker

We would like to introduce our new social worker, Shireen,  who started working on the 1st September 2011 at Christine Revell Children’s Home. Shireen van Reenen (nee Adonis) matriculated in November 1989 from the Athlone Senior Secondary School in Cape Town. Her interest in social work motivated her to further her studies in this field […]

New Opportunities

In June we sadly said good-bye to three of our staff members: Sarita Sirmongpong (social worker) Patricia Sias (child care worker) Rowena May(child care worker) This however has provided opportunities for 2 of our relief workers to be promoted: Zumeka Duka and Merle Jacobs have now accepted permanent positions as Child Care Workers. Rayleen Gertse […]