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LifeLine is making sure that those who need them most can still reach out during the lockdown; they are raising funds to stay operational!

 

Western Cape, South Africa (25 May 2020)LifeLine Western Cape has been providing counselling and training services to the community for 52 years. They rely almost exclusively on the income generated by their training courses to survive.

Due to the Covid19 lockdown, LifeLine has had to put all training on hold until further notice, placing the organisation in severe financial stress.

Along with this drop in income, there has been a sharp rise in the demand for counselling as a nervous population seeks emotional and mental health support.

“We have seen a steady increase in call volume since the start of the lockdown.  We have forty counsellors manning the phones.  Calls are re-routed to their homes in order to continue within the lockdown protocols.   As always, we are privileged to be a source of comfort and compassion to those in need – particularly during this unprecedented and critical time”. – Glynis Depper, Counselling Consultant

With admin costs mounting (approximately R50 per call), LifeLine is appealing to the public for donations to enable the continuation of this essential service. It is recognised internationally that the mental, emotional and psychological impact of this pandemic is likely to be as severe as the health and economic consequences.

LifeLine Western Cape is the leading provider and longest-running counselling services in this field and is appealing for your help.

Donations can be made via EFT or Snapscan.

For more information about LifeLine Western Cape please visit https://lifelinewc.org.za/ or contact LifeLine Western Cape Offices 021 4611111

Whatsapp Counselling Line 063 709 2620 (09h30 to 22h00)

Face-to-face appointments 021 4611113 (office hours).

All services are free of charge.


Sources: LifeLine
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