The Frida Hartley Shelver was founded in 1922 by a woman born into money in England but who dedicated a large part of her life ‘to remedy desolation’.
The present home, which houses women, was custom-built in 1950 and is in Yeoville, Johannesburg. The women staying there are truly of no means and funds are needed for running costs, municipal costs, salaries of the staff and clothing.
We are able to accommodate approximately 20 women and their children and (presently we have 18 women and 11 children- ages between 2 weeks -6 years).
Frida Hartley shelter needs about R30 000.00 a month to continue to operate. This covers all living expenses including Rent, Water & Lights, Gas, Maintenance, Security, Food, Petty cash etc
We accommodate the ladies for approximately 3-6 months, during this time they receive counselling, Life skills, Work skills and are encouraged and motivated to regain their independence.
For more info please visit: http://www.fridahartley.org/
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