The CMR Pretoria Central is one of the oldest CMR offices in Pretoria and has been rendering social work services in the Pretoria Central area for longer than 75 years.

It currently serves the communities of the central Pretoria area in the following suburbs:

  • Arcadia
  • Sunnyside
  • Eastern suburbs of Pretoria

From this service point namely:

  • Lynnwood office

The social problems encountered by the organisation in these areas are poverty, unemployment, relationship problems in families (including marital problems and divorce), troubled youth(teenagers), child abuse and neglect and trauma.

The main aim of the organisation is therefore to GIVE HOPE through the rendering of family preservation services as well as child protection services.

The following programmes are being implemented at this service points:

VOS Community Centre

Homeless Project

One Stop Service for 60 – 70 homeless individuals (RSA citizens from all cultures)

  • Feeding scheme – cooked meals three times per week
  • Free basic toiletries and clothing on a monthly basis
  • Life skills training, spiritual support, support to obtain ID documents(when necessary) and drawing up of CV’s to empower them to gain access to permanent jobs.

Vos Community Crèche

The crèche facility accommodates 100 of the poorest children (2 – 6 years) in the Sunnyside and Pretoria Inner city area. These children come from very poor circumstances and the income of their parents (often single parents) is below R2 500 per month.

A day care service is provided whereby two meals are given, an educational program is presented (in three classes according to age groups including a grade R class) and an after school service is offered. Social work services are also available when needed.

Lynnwood Office

Generic social work services are rendered in the following programmes:

  • Family preservation services (counselling, therapy and group work)
  • Child protection services (children’s court investigations, alternative placement of children and rendering of foster care supervision services)
  • Family re-unification services
  • Life skills- and skills training to domestic workers who are employed in the areas surrounding the Lynnwood office.

Programme Details

  • NPO registration number: 015-913
  • Province: Gauteng
  • Postal address: Post Net Suite 78, Private Bag X25, Sunnyside
  • Postal Code: 0132
  • Physical addresses: Vos Community Centre: 116 Joubert street, Sunnyside
    Lynnwood Office: NGK Lynnwood, c/o Sussex & Alpine Road, Lynnwood
  • Telephone numbers: Vos Community Centre: 012 440 8854 or 012 341 2318
    Lynnwood Office: 012 348 1245 x 214
  • Fax: Vos Community Centre: 012 343 0839
    Lynnwood Office: 012 348 5655
  • Fax to e-mail: 086 524 4602
  • E-mail: Vos Community Centre:
    Lynnwood Office:
  • Contact person(manager): Mrs. R. Aylward

Banking details:

  • Account name: CMR Pretoria Central
  • Bank name: ABSA
  • Branch name: Brooklyn
  • Branch code: 335345
  • Account Number: 0050160297
  • Type of account: Cheque

You can also GIVE HOPE through:

  • Financial contributions (Section 18A certificates will be provided and the organisation has obtained BEE status)
  • Goods in natura donations – food, clothing etc.
  • Praying for our beneficiaries and the services that are provided to them, as well as the staff members who are responsible for rendering these services.

Get Involved

There are many ways you can help. Learn more below!

  • Support the Save-A-Child Project

  • Donate Non-money Items

  • Volunteer Your Time

  • Form a Prayer Group

  • Donate” your Birthday




The CMR North operates

through 17 CENTRES OF HOPE,

situated geographically in 3

Provinces (Gauteng,

North-West and Limpopo)