ACORNHOEK SATELITE OFFICE
The Acornhoek Satelite is located in Bushbuckridge in the Ehlanzeni District Municipality. It has a population of 541 248 people of which 99.5% are Black African. Unemployment is 52%. 95% of people live in formal dwellings with only 6,8% connected to a flushing sewerage system and 93.9% con-nected to electricity for lighting. 18.7% of people older than 20 have no schooling. An estimate 24 300 people with disabilities live in this area.
http://www.statssa.gov.za/?page_id=993&id=albert-luthuli-municipality. STATS SA estimates that 4.5% of the Population is Persons with Disabilities.
Our Staff: All Mpumalanga APD (MAPD) Social Workers have 4 year university degrees. All Social Service Professionals are required to be registered with the South African Council for Social Service Professionals.
Patricia Mhlanga – Social Worker 079 287 1799
Tiyani Mathebula – Social Worker 072 379 2347
Edith Mkhonto – Social Auxiliary Worker
Stimulation Centre: Stimulation Centres offers day care facilities for children 0-18 years with various disabilities. It offers parents the opportunity to work while there children are safe and cared for. MAPD monitors the quality of care and stimulation that is offered, address any psychosocial problems and facilitate access to grants, nappies, wheelchairs and assistive devices.
Protective workshop are safe, universal access environments that provides opportunities for people with disabilities from the local community to develop and improve their skills and to earn an income through the products that they make to supplement their disability grants. MAPD monitors the quality of care that is offered, assist with skills and entrepreneurial development, offers psychosocial services and facilitate access to grants, wheelchairs and assistive devices.
Tel: (079) 287 1799 | Amass Stimulation Centre, Acornhoek
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