Win a Diamond

Win a Diamond which will be raffled on the 31st




containing-851227_1280Our lay counsellors course starting 4th June to 23rd July 2016

Its every consecutive Saturday for 8 weeks  including multi choice exam and graduation where you will receive a certificate.There are 2 lectures per Saturday;The course starts 8.00 am to 3.30 pm ½ hour for lunch supplied by youRefreshments supplied by The Open Door.Venue The Open Door, 7 Windsor Road PinetownThe cost of the course is R2250.00.  If you cannot pay the full amount a deposit is acceptable to secure your place and the balance to be paid by the end ofOf June  2016.Should you be interested please bring1 x leverarch file1 x small pritt and scissors1 x old YOU magazineAs you will be building a monster please bringEmpty handy andy bottles, coke bottles, string ribbon anything you will need to put it togetherLooking forward to a favourable response


TheoryWorld view, counseling skills, counseling tools, ethical considerations, listening,reflecting, paraphrasing, Egan Model of counseling, different types of counseling,telephone counseling, attitude, and body languagePractical skillsRape, definition and reporting procedureDomestic violence, domestic violence bill, reporting procedureChild abuse/incest, definition reporting procedureDepression, anxiety and mood disorders and suicideTrauma and crisis managementPersonal developmentCollage, forgiveness journey, relationshipsMethodologyIndividual, couples, group case workRole playVideo overheadHomeworkApplication forms may be obtained from The Open Door Crisis Care Centre, 7Windsor Road, Pinetown or email to

A big THANK YOU to the wonderful sponsorship from Heather Fountain and her family

DSC_5677A Wonderful sponsorship from Heather Fountain and her family and she motivated her colleagues at Hirt and Carter to get involved to spoil a child or a family over the Xmas and festive season.  They brought the most amazing stuff but the love and care that was taken to wrap each gift, cover the boxes was done with such love and care.


2016 Training Dates Available

2016 Training at the Open Door Crisis Care Centre

Home based care and HIV/AIDS courses as well as the first course for lay counselling

Lay Counselling

starting 30th January 2016  to 19th March 2016

Home Based Care

1st Course 15th January 2016 to 18th march 20162nd course 5th August 2016 to 7th October 2016


6th May 2016 to 8th July 2016 – only one this year

For further information please contact The Open Door Crisis Care Centre

031 709 2679 or

Amazing support from Sarnia Primary School

Amazing support from Sarnia Primary School –  with this incredible  generous gift of food as well as #xmas #gifts  we were able to share with 100 men and women in the #community. Thank you to the awesome Principal Peter O’Neil , teachers, parents and learners who have gone out of their way to make this a special time for #families.

For many it will possibly be the only gift or food they will receive this festive season.

Amazing support from Sarnia Primary School

Women of Courage

Women of Courage

Thora did a talk for “Women of Courage” at the Jewish Union on the 25th November, she spoke on the work of the Open Door and Leanie pictured at the end gave her testimony of great courage. The Open Door was there to help her when she needed most – Amazing story of a life transformed



Know your status – #AIDS AWARENESS – RED RIBBON DAY!Join us on the 1st December from 10am to 2pm at the Open Door…

Posted by Open Door Crisis Care Centre on Wednesday, November 25, 2015


Thank you to all our Breakfast Sponsors

Thank you to all our Breakfast sponsors

Thank you to all our sponsors and to all the special people that contributed to our breakfast, we appreciate your help and you made this event a great success – Love and blessings x

Val Melis, Jeff and Di Gar, Rosemary Adams, Serene Dombrowsky, Edith Morisse, Elfrieda Laubscher, Elangeni Hotel, Chrystal Austin, Aukje Brouwer, Budge Purdham, Pauline Nelson, Jenny Unsworth, DUT Students, Pamela Tancsik, Selbys,
KZN Women in Business, Desney Nadar, Shanalee Cousins, Glodina Towels, Canway, Riverside Spa,Escor Frankie, Rain Farm Lodge, Pure Rejuvenation, Optima Breaks, Serendipity, Distell, Westville B&B, Hugh Mathie Beds, Papersmith, Antalis, RNA Distributors, Books and Books, Sondor, Warren Young,
Debbie Demetriou, Champagne Castle, Compass Communications, Ingeneum, Saysha Nicolson – Immortal Art, FotoMax, La Karee Development Trust, Mums Mail, Cazabella , Costcutters, Litres for Education, The Lazer Studio, Roman Pizzas, Events Excellence..