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[vc_row full_width=”stretch_row_content” css=”.vc_custom_1507117738030{background: #70a800 url(https://homeless.org.za/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/U-Turn-Homeless.jpg?id=33) !important;background-position: center !important;background-repeat: no-repeat !important;background-size: cover !important;}” el_class=”dark”][vc_column][vc_empty_space height=”485px”][vc_custom_heading text=” We believe in life after homelessness” font_container=”tag:h2|font_size:32px|text_align:center|color:%23ffffff” google_fonts=”font_family:Arvo%3Aregular%2Citalic%2C700%2C700italic|font_style:400%20regular%3A400%3Anormal” css=”.vc_custom_1507117657651{margin-top: 30px !important;margin-bottom: 30px !important;}”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row full_width=”stretch_row_content” css=”.vc_custom_1507110109957{background-color: #70a800 !important;}” el_class=”dark”][vc_column][vc_row_inner css=”.vc_custom_1507107663168{margin-top: 0px !important;margin-bottom: 0px !important;padding-top: 0px !important;padding-bottom: 0px !important;}”][vc_column_inner width=”1/4″][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]

U-Turn Homeless Ministry is a thriving, Christian, non-profit organization based in Cape Town, South Africa. U-Turn believes that the world will be a better place for everyone, if homeless people are assisted to become whole again. We believe that this is possible and with the right help, everyone can become whole.

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The public make clothing donations and reach street people by purchasing U-Turn Vouchers and then hand these Vouchers out to the many homeless people on the streets in their neighbourhood.

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The public that are too far from our service centre (ie anyone living outside of Rosebank and Wynberg) can donate clothing and or buy vouchers and donate them to our service centre.

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Whether earned or donated, Street people redeem vouchers at the U-Turn service centre for clothing or food (Mon-Fri).

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Thanks to this contact, the U-Turn staff draw alongside these street people and encourages them to participate in Drug and Alcohol rehab.

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 As and when individuals graduate from the Drug and Alcohol Rehab Programme, we try to offer them a space on our Life Change Programme (at our charity shops, laundry or even the service centre).

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 Individuals graduate from our programme when they secure open market employment. We seek to be in contact with graduates for 6 months beyond exit to monitor their long term outcome. Please contact us if you are interested in hiring a U-turn graduates

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Each pack contains 5 vouchers and costs R40. You can purchase packs once-off, subscribe to have them posted to you on a monthly basis, or donate the vouchers for us to distribute on your behalf.

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Financial support enables us to work with more individuals. Thank you for helping us help others.​

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Giving Street people U-turn vouchers instead of cash, helps us establish contact individuals and is the start of our rehabilitation journey.​

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You can help and support the homeless through U-Turn in at least 5 ways. This will make a difference and change lives.​

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We cherish professional input to help us grow U-turn. See volunteering opportunities available or email us with your suggestions.​

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Grow

The Service Centre and 100 Life Change spaces

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Replicate

U-Turn Social Franchises Nationwide

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Innovate

The Claremont
Service Centre

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