Areas of Study

Association for People with Disabilities (APD)

Ms. Elzarie Devenish, Director

Physical address:

47 Park Road, Willows, 9301

Mailing address:

PO Box 20027, Willows, 9320

Association For People With Disabilities (APD) – Northern Cape

Mrs. L. Taljaard, Director

Ms. S. Matroos, Social Workers

Mrs. Tina Cengani, Social Auxiliary Worker

P O Box 928

Kimberley, 8300

30 32 Church Road, Kimberley, 8301

Disabled Children’s Action Group (DICAG) -National Office

Ms. B. Liedman, National Director

16 Broad Road, Wynberg, 7800

Disabled People South Africa (DPSA)

Ms. M. Slaverse (contact person)

Mr. M. du Toit, Secretary General

Physical address:

7th Floor, Dumbarton House, 1 Church Street, Cape Town, 8001

Mailing address:

PO Box 3467, Cape Town, 8000

Description: Works to ensure the development and integration of disabled people into all spheres of life in South Africa.

Disabled People South Africa (DPSA) – Mpumalanga

Ms. Emily Ntuli, Province Coordinator

PO Box 1584, Nelspruit, 1200

Independent Living Center

Ms. D. Letchman, National Director

2 Bunting Road, Netcare Hospital,

Auckland Park, 2006

Mfesane Welfare Organisation

Ms. P. Lirula (contact person)

20 Teddington Street, Bellville, 7530

Mfesane, Bellville, Cape Town. Private Bag 27535

Description: Runs projects that meet the needs of schools and school communities and the needs of in-school and out-of-school youth. Also fosters the social development and care of poor and vulnerable populations, including people with disabilities and people infected with HIV. Promotes poverty reduction and economic empowerment for people who are poor, unemployed, disabled, or school leaders. Includes job creation and placement and micro-business development.

National Council for Persons with Physical Disabilities in South Africa (NCPPDSA)

Mr. J. Viljoen, National Director

PO Box X426, Mellville, 2109

Phone: 011 726 8040

Office on the Status of Disabled People (OSDP) National Office

The Presidency

Private Bag X1000, Pretoria, 0001

Office on the Status of Disabled Persons (OSDP) Mpumalanga

Mr. Meshack Mndawe (contact person)

du Toit Nkambule, Manager

Office of the premier

Private Bag X11291, Nelspruit,1200

Description: Branch office in Mpumalanga.

South African Federal Council on Disability (SAFCD) National Office

Mr. M. Mulibana, Interim Chairperson

PO Box 1314, Nelspruit, 1200

Western Cape Association for People with Disabilities (WCAPD)

Mr. J. Joubert, Provincial Director

Physical address:

2 Begonia Street, Milnerton, Western Cape

Mailing address:

P O Box 1544, Milnerton, 7435

Description: Promotes independence and integration into the community for people with physical disabilities and works to prevent physical disabilities. It is one of nine Provincial Associations affiliated with the National Council for Persons with Physical Disabilities in South Africa, which in turn is affiliated with Rehabilitation International. It is also an umbrella body for 24 registered branches.

Zimeleni Disabled Association-ZDA (Sunrise Self-Help Association)

Siphiwe Mnisi (contact person)

Physical address:

2937-500 Ingwe Street, Embalenhle Township

Mailing address:

PO Box 165, Embalenhle, 2285

Submit More Information for This Country!

Please help us improve this website! For details on the information we want and how to provide it to us, please consult the “Submit More World Deaf Information Resources!” page.

Still looking for more organizations? Try the page with Links to More Lists of Organizations.


International Relations cares about the quality of our work, including the quality of the information we provide. We are trying our best to share information that is complete, accurate, and helpful to deaf individuals and deaf organizations around the world. Please understand that we cannot endorse any organization or school, nor can we fully guarantee the accuracy of the information. Please read our full Disclaimer for more detail.

Deaf and Disability Organizations and Schools

Front page for World Deaf Information Resource Center

Contact Us

International Relations

Building 103 #203

(202) 651-5251

(202) 651-5150

(202) 651-5746

9:00 am-5:00 pm
9:00 am-5:00 pm
9:00 am-5:00 pm
9:00 am-5:00 pm
9:00 am-5:00 pm
Select what best describes your relationship to Gallaudet University so we can effectively route your email.
By submitting this form, I opt in to receive select information and deaf resources from Gallaudet University via email.
This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.