Mental Health & Trauma Centre
Promoting an HIV Free Society
Intimate Partner Violence (IPV)
The IPV programme proactively promote access to HIV testing services and support Stepping Stones participants in accessing HIV services and Post GBV services.
Victim Empowerment Programme (VECV)
Prevention Services whereby the organization engage victims of crime and violence in sustainable social and economic development programmes that seek to enhance their quality of life.
Social Crime Prevention Programme (SCP)
The programme provide services to all persons at risk and in conflict with the law , ensuring social protection and contributing to a safer society , in support of law enforcement and crime combating initiatives.
Our Facilities & Services
Ekupholeni Mental Health and Trauma Centre is non- profit organization. The organization engages in individuals, families, and communities in a comprehensive, holistic process of healing, recovery, and empowerment. The organization was established in 1994 by a psychologist who was employed by the Department of Health; it was established as a response to the potentially long-term effects of trauma caused by community violence and killings.
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The organization has experience in promoting social justice, gender equality, strengthening community response to HIV, and/or promotion of social and behaviour change communication programming. Ekupholeni has vast understanding and experience in community development, social facilitation, and community mobilization. Furthermore, the organization can use evidence-based approaches to promote social justice and gender equality and improving linkages between health facilities and communities.
The organization’s first clients were boys/ young men from the former self-defence units, who had to deal with the trauma of violence and war-like conditions which they had experienced during the pre-election period in the 1990s.