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A safe haven for children in desperate need of care and protection.
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Your donation is 100% tax-deductible given our S18A status.
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Create a foundation to develop a happy, healthy and confident child.
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Heartlands Baby Sanctuary, based in Somerset West, Western Cape, is a temporary residential safe care facility for 25 children at any given time.

We provide individual specialised care and support to children in desperate need of care and protection from birth to 6 years. Children are placed with a valid court order from the Children’s Court.

After the Children’s Court proceedings are finalised, they are either reunited with their parents or family members, placed in foster care, transferred to other long-term facilities or adopted. We strive to develop the family bond by either visiting or being accommodated in the mother’s room. We educate them on how to nurture and safely care for their children, once reunited back at home.

Heartlands Baby Sanctuary is a registered Child and Youth Care Centre and Community Mental Health Facility.

How can you help?

Help us meet our recurring expenses. We welcome donations of goods as well as financial contributions to help care for these children.

Your financial contribution will help us considerably in meeting the needs of the children.

We always welcome donations of  baby care goods and essentials.

We are always looking for some help. Become a volunteer by donating your time and expertise.

Donate pre-loved goods & books to our Chic Boutique and Book Shop.

Donate or sponsor items for our Seeds of Hope Food Garden.

Use your loyalty points to purchase items off our Wishlist

Donate teddies and fantasy toys, books, pictures (eg. Disney characters) for our House of Fantasy and Teddy Bear Museum.

Sponsor or donate towards one of our upcoming events.

Shop in our Chic Boutique or Book Shop and enjoy a sumptuous meal in our coffee shop.

Share our social media posts & tell all your friends about us.

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Donor Testimony

Le Creuset
Le Creuset South Africa is honoured to support Heartlands Baby Sanctuary in their significant role of caring for the most innocent and vulnerable members of our society. We sincerely appreciate the efforts of Heartlands to provide a better quality of life for the children in their safe care facility.
Equalizer AG
Equalizer AG is privileged to have the opportunity to assist this wonderful organization which is Heartland Bay Sanctuary. The passion and pride at which all those at the sanctuary are working is an inspiration and a call to action for us. Your selfless work is making an unimaginable difference in these precious little lives and we are proud to play a small part in facilitating this.