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03 July 2012

Stroke aid and support groups

A list of organisations where you can get help.

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Eastern Cape

Facility Contact person Contact details
East London
Group Therapy
and Counselling
Vivian Wium (043) 726 7307
Fax (043) 726 7307
Port Elizabeth Frank Hurd 082 866 8239
Umtata Stroke
Support Group
Sister Majeke (047) 531 4517
Headway Garth & Val Maxwell (041) 379 1484

Gauteng

Facility Contact person Contact details
Boksburg Stroke Aid
Individual counselling only home visits
Mrs Pixie Anderson (011) 826 1373 (evening only)
Fax (011) 826 1373
Email russel@netactive.co.za
Germiston East Rand Stroke Aid
Individual counselling only
Mrs Marie Holder (011) 902 1434
Fax (011) 902 1434
Email holders@global.co.za
Lenasia Senior Citizens
Park Complex
Social worker (011) 852 6016
Fax (011) 852 6029
Email rodruth@absamail.co.za
Norwood Paterson Park
Stroke Aid
Sandra Colombick
Julia Pienaar
(011) 728 2292
083 266 7508 728
Email strokeaid@telkomsa.net
julpienaar@yahoo.com
www.strokeaid.org.za
Headway Gauteng June Cruickshank
Tamwyn Bernath
(011) 442 5733
Fax  086 723 8051
Email headway@iafrica.com
Southern Suburbs Jafta Social Worker (011) 435 0705
Fax (011) 435 0705
Email jafta@info.co.za
Pretoria Tshwane BIG
(Brain Injury Group)
Gert van Rensburg Fax (012) 333 0393
University of Pretoria
Stroke Support Group
Mrs Glen Goldblum (012) 460 8329
Simunye Support Group Nikki de Beer 082 560 7717
084 270 4507
Roodepoort/Maraisburg
Individual counselling only
Lesley Dale (011) 472 2287
Email addied@dantex.co.za
South Rand Sylvia Birkhead 083 267 3528
Email sylvia@icon.co.za
Soweto Stroke Aid Daphne Mnyundu (011) 984 1727
073 272 7019
Springs Viv van Niekerk (011) 818 1373

Kwa-Zulu Natal

Facility Contact person Contact details
Amanzimtoti Stroke Aid Jebby Dyson (031) 903 6562
Email bdyson@mweb.co.za
Durban TAFTA Social Worker (031) 332 3721
Fax (031) 208 4175
Email intake@tafta.co.za
Durban Headway Veronica Raff (031) 266 2709
Fax (031) 266 2713
Email headway@dbn.stormnet.co.za
PADCA Mrs Pegler
Vusi Hadebe
(033) 345 4303
Email socialwork@padca.co.za
Pietermaritzburg Headway Liz & Liesl Labuschagne (033) 343 5834
Fax (033) 396 2472
Email lizlab@freemail.absa.co.za
Pinetown Highway
Aged Home
Mrs Pearl Thakeu (031) 701 5571
Fax (031) 701 5574
Email aged@mweb.co.za
Scottburgh Alexander Park
Aged Home
Senior Sister Fiona Peterson (039) 976 0133
Fax (039) 976 7132
Email fionap@cybertrade.co.za
Scottburgh Ilala
Senior Citizen’s
Care Centre
Inge Pollock (039) 976 0967
Email ingelorob@scottburgh.co.za

North West

Facility Contact person Contact details
Rustenburg Provincial Hosipital
PKG Provincial Hospital
Ms Malebo (014) 590 5301

Northern Cape

Facility Contact person Contact details
Kimberley Hospital Complex Ms Vicky (053) 802 2338

Western Cape

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Facility Contact person Contact details
Bellville Social Welfare Ms Lois Botes (021) 945 1064
Email maatskapbell@mweb.co.za
Brainwaves Rondebosch Linda Schmidt 082 888 1961
Bridgetown
Cape Association for
Physically Disabled
Social Worker (021) 637 1257
Fax (021) 637 1204
Email reable@iafrica.com
Cape Peninsula
Organisation for the Aged
Social Worker Fax (021) 685 6689
Email cpoa@iafrica.com
Durbanville BIG Support   (021) 939 3152
Fax (021) 939 3152
Email ppmc@boma.co.za
Milnerton
Cape Association for
Physically Disabled
Social Worker (021) 555 2881
Fax (021) 555 2888
Email director@apd-wc.org.za
Hermanus Stroke
Support Group
  082 221 6924
Plumstead Constantiaberg
Medi-Clinic
Dr Kaylene Kow (021) 799 2911
Fax (021) 797 1107
Email Lynette.kow@mediclinic.co.za
Somerset West Helderberg
Stroke Support Group
Judy Cawood (021) 852 1627
Email chrisjudycawood@hotamil.com
Tygerberg Association for
Physically Disabled
Social Worker (021) 592 4173
Fax (021) 592 4371
Email apd@telkomsa.net
Western Cape MIND
(BIG) Brain Injury Group
Jenny Roos (021) 938 9229
Email jennyroos@telkomsa.net

For more information visit The Heart and Stroke Foundation South Africa

 
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