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Police take 16 Days to the homeless

Police take 16 Days to the homeless

Help is out there – that was the message from SAPS as it promoted the 16 Days of Activism for No Violence Against Women and Children Campaign for the homeless in Claremont on Monday. The annual campaign, which started on Saturday November 25 and will run until Sunday...
Helping the homeless turn their lives around

Helping the homeless turn their lives around

Money that can be made from begging, crime and recycling and the relative safety of Claremont compared to gang-controlled neighbourhoods are just some of the factors drawing homeless people to the area. So says Jean-Ray Knighton Fitt, the CEO of U-Turn, a non-profit...
U-Turn unveils Claremont homeless shelter

U-Turn unveils Claremont homeless shelter

U-Turn, a non-profit organisation that helps people get off the streets, has opened a new homeless shelter at its premises in Claremont. On Monday, various City officials and civic leaders toured the Hawthorne Road facility, which is expected to open next week. The...
U-Turn project promotes jobs and green living

U-Turn project promotes jobs and green living

U-Turn, a non-profit organisation that helps people get off the streets, has launched a nursery to provide work opportunities for the homeless while promoting more environmentally friendly communities. About 250 people, including Claremont Beneficiary Trust treasurer...