Johannesburg Child Advocacy Forum
The Johannesburg Children’s Advocacy Forum is located on the 3rd Floor of the Children’s Memorial Institute
Annelie du Plessis
The Johannesburg Child and Advocacy Forum – JCAF - is a registered
NPO that serves to ensure that the universal rights of children living in
South Africa are upheld. To achieve this, JCAF work to protect and
advocate for the rights of children, through a continuum of interventions.
JCAF’s vision is to see every child safe, well- nurtured and thriving in an
enabling environment. To fulfil its vision, JCAF’s aims to ensure that
all children have access to the rights as set out in the Constitution. In
doing this, JCAF offers psycho-socio and legal support to those in need.
JCAF follows a holistic rights-based approach in ensuring the basic
constitutional needs of children are met by drawing on its linkage (within
the sector) and its advocacy, research, legal and case work. Its assistance
makes provision for direct support to children whose rights have been
violated, creating an enabling environment for each affected child. In this
way, each child stands to benefit in a multitude of ways, due to JCAF’s
multifaceted but also all-inclusive support.