As a secular, non-religious, constituted Non Profit Organisation, The Homestead is controlled by a volunteer Manage20160610-Wright-Tanya-South-Africa-Slideshow-31webment Committee who receive no remuneration.  The Homestead Constitution.

The Homestead is legally registered and compliant as follows:

The Homestead is  registered as a Non Profit Organisation (NPO 003-217) with the South African Department of Social Welfare,  a Public Benefit Organisation with the South African Revenue Service as a Public Benefit Organisation (PBO 18/11/13/1038) and as a Non Profit Company  with the Companies and Intellectual Properties Commission (CIPC) (2016/156959/08).    Also all the Homestead programmes are legally registered with the Department of Social Development and remain compliant with and aligned to the Children’s Act 38 of 2005.

CIPC Registration:  The Homestead  being registered with the CIPC ensures all the Homestead details, finances and  Management Committee members have been checked,  verified and are compliant with all relevant legislation. CIPC Certificate.    For more details on the CIPC go to

Public Benefit Organisation Registration:  PBO Registration Letter:    Donations of funds to the Homestead, PBO 18/11/13/1038 allows South African companies and individuals to deduct the value of your donation from your taxable income. This is a significant benefit  and will be deductible if the donation: Is supported by a donation certificate (The Homestead  issues official section 18a receipts); and your donation does not  exceed 10 percent of the taxable income of the taxpayer calculated .  For more information on PBO’s please go to’s.aspx

 Non Profit Organisation:  NPO Certificate The Homestead is registered with the Department of Social Welfare as a Non Profit Organisation.  For more information on Non Profit organisations and the Department of Social Development please go to:

Department of Social Development Western Cape Government Registration:   Legislation dictates that each centre the Homestead runs must be registered with DSD and be compliant with and aligned to the norms and standards of the  Children’s Act 38 of 2005.

Khayelitsha Children’s Home Registration Certificate

Woodstock Intake Centre Registration Certificate

Valhalla Park Drop-in Centre Registration Certificate

Manenberg Drop-in Centre Registration Certificate

Khayelitsha Drop-in Centre Registration Certificate