I’m pregnant and need help

Are you faced with an unplanned pregnancy and need to learn about your options?

Are you a mom and not coping with your baby?

Are you pregnant but you can’t keep your baby?

Please review the  locations & contacts listed below to connect with someone who can help you. All of these locations have an operational baby safe, which is a confidential deposit box for your baby to be left in, should you feel this is your only option. Please be warned that a baby safe is not a temporary solution, it is a permanent choice. All babies left in a safe will be made available for permanent, legal adoption, by which another parent or parents are given your baby, to adopt and permanently raise. Do not leave your baby in a safe, unless you are prepared to not see them again. If this is not your wish but you still need help, or you would like to choose new parents for your child, through adoption, please still reach out to one of the locations listed below.

WESTERN CAPE

King of Kings Baptist Centre/Hope 4 Babies

Sun Valley, Southern Peninsula

24/7 mobile line: 072 116 5403

Church Office: 021 785 4200

At the corner of Buller Louw Blvd & Ou Kaapse Weg. If you are on Ou Kaapse Weg and turn towards Long Beach Mall, you will see King of Kings Baptist Centre on the left before the mall (in the intersection); this is opposite a Shell Petrol station. It is a large brown, brick church building; turn into the church parking lot and the baby safe is located at the main entrance to the building, although slightly before, in a separate wooden door, to your left if you are headed to the main double doors.

Helderberg Baby Saver/Choices

Helderberg/Somerset West

082 494 0983

Helderberg Baby Saver is situated on the right wall of Choices, Schapenberg Road, Somerset West. From the Somerset West taxi rank go up Andries Pretorius Road and right into Main Road. Pass the Medi-Clinic hospital and turn left at the next traffic light (Vergelgen Spar is on this corner) and you will see Choices on your right.

Door of Life #1

LOCATION: Pauw Gedenk Primary School, 7655 Melling Street, Wellington, Western Cape South Africa

071 747 6093

Following Piet Retief Street, Wellington, towards Andrew Murray Church, you will now be entering Hoofweg Road, drive straight forward in Hoofweg Road past Voorstreet’s turn off. Drive straight pass Pick n pay (Market Square), then take the first left turn off after Pick N Pay, into Melling
Street. Drive towards the corner of Melling street – entering Market Street. On this corner, you will find the baby safe situated on the right-hand side, on the premises of Pauw Gedenk Primary school, facing the taxi rank. The Safe will be built into a container with noticeable signs.

Door of Life #2

Swop Shop at the Mbekweni Fitness centre, 10 Phokengstr, Mbekweni

It is located on the same ground as the Mbekweni youth centre.

071 747 6093

GAUTENG

Door of Hope Children’s Mission

1) 48 Hillbrow St. Berea, Johannesburg.

The bin is built into the wall of the Berea Baptist Church boundary wall. Hillbrow street is just off Joe Slovo street close to the Louis Botha end .

2) 17 Doris Ave. Berea, Johannesburg

17 Doris Ave is the next street after Hillbrow closer to Abel street, this is a baby home and the bin is next to the main entrance, built into a gate.

082 783 3374 

082 776 0502

Impact Africa/Diepsloot

#835 Ravele Street, Extension 2, Diepsloot

082 593 0417

From 511 turn onto Ingoyama, look for impact kids preschool signs to show you where you turn. Turn left on tlou street. Go to bottom of the hill and at the t-junction turn right onto Ravele. The center is on the left an orange building with a green fence.

Impact Africa/Impilo

Impilo in Cosmo City on the corner of Arizona and Florida Road

082 593 0417

From South Africa Drive, turn towards the Cosmo City Housing Development. Turn right on Alabama Avenue. Turn left on Arizona Cres. At the corner of Arizona and Florida Road, Impilo is on the Right, White and red buildings with a green fence.

Impact Africa/Kya Sands

LOCATION: Impact Kids in Kya Sands just off River Bend Road

At the top of Kya Sands, follow River Road until you see Impact Kids. Colorful containers, surrounded by a green fence. The safe is on the side of the gray building beside Impact Kids.

082 593 0417

Lifelink Pregnancy Centre

Lifelink PCC/Jeremiah’s Hope

10 Du Plessis Street, Kempton Park, ext 2 (close to OR Tambo It’l Airport)

011 394 8560

083 562 6106

Travel along Monument road away from town until you reach Commissioner Street. Turn right into Commissioner street. At Du Plessis Street, turn right. The second house from the corner opposite Kreft Laerskool.

KZN

Fairhaven Baby Home

Durban 127

Adelaide Tambo Drive, Durban North

031 563 9160

082 559 1316

Open Arms/Isaiah 61 Children’s Sanctuary

Bluff/Durban; Bluff road Caltax garage at Makeweni (little park) – Bluff/Durban

Take a taxi/bus to the Bluff – Fynnlands

Taxi’s from Clairwood and Town will come here as well as the bus from Umlazi and Ntuzuma, ask them to drop you of at Makeweni which is on Bluff Road. You will see a little park and in the back you will find the baby safe.

031 4666 379- Youandi

074 9401 696 – Glynnis

Likhon iThemba

121 Helen Joseph Road, Glenwood, Durban
Walking directions.
From Davenport Centre – cross over the road so you are on the same side of the banks. Continue walking up towards Woolworths, so you are on Helen Joseph Road. You will find us a few buildings up. 121 Helen Joseph Road.
From Berea Centre – Head along Che Guvara, continue walking until you get to Davenport Centre. Walking on the same side as the banks with the banks on your right, walk to the end of that road and turn Right into Helen Joseph Road. We are 121 Helen Joseph Road.
From Durban Taxi rank, head towards Chesterville taxi rank. Continue walking up until you get to Berea Centre, continue walking up until you get the the BP garage on Moore road. Turn left at Davenport centre, walk to the end of that road and turn Right onto Helen Joseph Road. We are a few buildings up.
0832661888,  0832325501, Jodie 0787931978

EASTERN CAPE

Healthy Moms & Babies Clinic ( HMBC)

27 St Francis Bay, Jeffrey’s Bay

076-4766748, 042 293 1952

Thand’usana Babies Home

40 3rd Ave, Newton Park, Port Elizabeth 6045

041-365 7224

From Cape road, turn into 3rd Avenue, Newton Park, go down to the corner at the roundabout (corner of 3rd Avenue and Pickering Street), turn right into Pickering, safe is right there in the fence.
If coming from Korsten/Taxi rank, go past the Mercantile Hospital, first turning to your right, (at the Robots) into Burt Drive, turn left into 3rdAvenue, go up to the corner of Pickering Street and Third Avenue, Newton Park. Safe is just as you turn into Pickering.
If coming from Greenacres side, at the Bridge Shopping centre, go up towards Fruit and Veg, next to them you will find the Newton Park Methodist Church, turn right into third avenue, turn right at Pickering, you will see the safe as you turn the corner.

Hanna’s Arms

14 Mkhuse Street, Zwide

0761458688

  • From N2 via Kwazakele 3 (4.7km)
    Uitenhage Road
    RIGHT into Mati Road
    First LEFT into Struanway Past DSD Ibayi
    Pass Ford Motor Company/BASF/PE College Struandale Campus/Dept Road Works RIGHT into Duka Street (George Motors on the corner)
    Down Duka Road past Kwazakhele Shoprite
    Big intersection with 4way robots, LEFT into Njoli Street RIGHT into Tonjeni Street
    First LEFT into Kattoo Street
    First RIGHT into MKHUZE STREET
    Safe at No 14 on LHS
  • From N2 via New Brighton Uitenhage Road
    Onto Mati Road
    Mati becomes Ntshekisa Road Past SAPS New Brighton
    Past Magistrate Court Kwaford
    Past New Brighton Shoprite
    At Nangoza Jebe Hall LEFT onto Norongo Road Norongo Road becomes Njoli Street
    Cross straight over big intersection
    RIGHT into Tonjeni Street
    First LEFT into Kattoo Street
    First RIGHT into MKHUZE STREET
    Safe at No 14 on LHS
  • From Dora Nginza Hospital (KWAZAKELE MOU) Exit Dora and turn LEFT onto Spondo Street
    Road curves to the right
    Follow road past Zwide Pharmacy
    At Efata SPAR turn RIGHT into Njoli Street Turn LEFT into Tonjeni Street
    First LEFT into Kattoo Street
    First RIGHT into MKHULE Street
    Safe at No 14 on LHS
  • On Foot From Dora Nginza Hospital
    Exit Dora and turn LEFT onto Spondo Street First street RIGHT onto Booi StreetWalk down Booi Street to T junction RIGHT onto Njoli Street
    LEFT onto Tunyiswa Street
    First RIGHT onto Kattoo Street LEFT onto MKHULE Street
    Safe at No 14 on LHS

For other inquiries: 

Email: bethany@thebabysafe.org

076 915 5386 – Nomzamo

Baby Safe’s Postal Address: PO BOX 1606, Sun Valley, RSA 7985

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