We boast a multicultural and multidisciplinary staff complement. (We are able to conduct assessments and therapy in 4 languages; English, isiZulu, Afrikaans and Xhosa.) We have an administrative, domestic and ground staff team in support of the professional services. Our staff management team comprises:
The Sherwood Children’s Centre has from inception been a non-profit organization. It was originally registered as a “Welfare Organisation” with a “Fundraising Number” recognizing our aim to provide services to children, regardless of their parents’ financial status (which requires donor support).
In line with more modern requirements in 2000 we registered with the NonProfit Organisation Directorate under the Department of Social Development, which also has given us the right to continue to fundraise to meet our budget needs. We then obtained Section 18A status enabling donors to get tax deductions. We are also registered as a Public Benefit Organisation and as such, are exempt from income tax. Regretfully, we are required to pay Value-Added-Tax on our fee income.
We are a voluntary association with a constitution and are governed by a Board of Management.