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Social Services is about giving professional support to individuals, families and communities with the aim of restoring the independence and full functionality of the individual, family or community (whatever the case may be).

  • Workers are guided by the following social work methods: case work, group work and community development. This section works closely with ECD Section and Community Development Section. The section is responsible for development of policies, strategies, norms and standards as well as implementation plans. The section is also responsible for crisis management and social emergency relief.
  • Social Services is also responsible for the Social Emergency Programme which aims at alleviating the pressures of disaster from affected families and communities. This is done through the Tshwane Food Bank.

Where are services rendered?

  • The City has 7 regions and Social development Division is currently offering services to all the Regions.


Frequently asked questions

1.How do I access the services of Tshwane Food Bank?

By contacting a social worker in your Region, who will explain the procedure.

2.How do I access the professional counselling service?

Contact a social worker in your Region, who will attend to your request/ need.

Contact person: Ms Rosemary Hamati. 012 358 8941


ECD is about programmes and initiatives for children 0 -14 years old. The section provides social welfare services for children. The section also focuses on youth development programmes and initiatives, as a continuation from ECD programme. The section is responsible for development of policies, strategies, norms and standards as well as implementation plans.

List of the City of Tshwane Managed ECD Centres)

Area: Atteridgeville

Region: 3

Supervisor: Jacolien Coetzee

Contact: 082 727 2922

1 Boikanyong Pre School Emma Mathebula 072 204 6594

Cnr Ndongeni and Maboa Streets,


2 Itumeleng Pre School Cynthia Serote 079 762 3861 Cnr Manotshe and Mokgatlhe Streets, Atteridgeville
3 Nkhesani Pre School Alice Masipa 073 411 8064 Cnr Tweele and Tseke Streets,Saulsville
4 Mina Soga Pre School Doreen Madala 076 576 4320 Cnr Makgatho and Ramushu Streets, Atteridgeville
5 Jabulani Pre School Jacolien Coetzee 082 727 2922 Cnr Malebye and  Streets, Saulsville


Area: Mamelodi

Region: 6

Supervisor: Madute Boshielo

Contact: 082 853 9757

1 Mmabolepi Mahlatse Pre School Madute Boshielo 082 853 9757 6605 Sehlabi Street,Mamelodi West
2 Mmagobatho Pre School

 Madute  Boshielo


082 853 9757 11692 Tau Street, Mamelodi East
3 Mxolisi Pre School

 Madute  Boshielo


082 853 9757 286 Mphaki Street, Mamelodi West
4 Tiendheleni Pre School Constance Ndhovu 083 588 5627 16750 Mamelodi East
5 Itireleng Pre School Merriam Banda 073 581 9033

9991 Section B, Mamelodi West


Frequently asked questions

1. From what age are children admitted?

CoT ECD centers admit children who are to be prepared for school readiness. These are children from 3-6 years old.

2. What documents must parents/guardians bring when they come to register the child?

Bring the following documents along:

  • Municipal account (payment of monthly fees is done directly into the municipal account)
  • Copy of birth certificate of child
  • Copy of ID book of parent
  • Road to Health card

3. What are the operating hours of the ECD centres?

Monday to Friday: 7:00 to 15:00

4. What does the Grant- In-Aid to Eligible Community Based ECD Centres entail?

The grant-in-aid is a once-off fund, allocated to community-based ECD centres that meet the funding criteria.

5. Where can ECD centres apply for this fund?

Request for applications is done through local newspapers, the City of Tshwane Website, Office of the Speaker, through Regional Offices, as well as through local ECD Forums.

6. What are the funding requirements?

Centres must:

  • be in existence for at least two years
  • have a management committee or board members
  • not be receiving funding from elsewhere (centres that have received funding from the City of Tshwane in the past will not qualify)
  • have more than 20 children
  • have valid Child Care Certificates
  • be registered as non-profit organisations
  • be registered as partial care facilities as stipulated in the Children’s Act, 2005 (Act 38 of 2005)


Contact Person: Natalie Mnisi: 012 358 4844

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