Woodside Special Care Centre

Helping the children who can't help themselves

Thank you for taking the time to find out more about the Woodside Special Care Centre which is situated in Cape Town, South Africa. Woodside exists for a small percentage of the many marginalized people in our Cape Town community by providing specialized residential care for 90 profoundly mentally and physically disabled citizens (both children and adults).

Our Latest News


A special lady turns 50!!

On 23 April 2014, Cornelia Johanna Bruwer one of our long-term resident’s turned 50 years old!! Cornelia is the youngest of 3 children and was cared for by her parents for 13 years.  Due to her mother’s failing health an application for admission was made to Woodside in 1976 by her parents.  Cornelia was admitted to […]

Freemasons make hefty donation to Woodside…

In his thank you response to the English Freemasons of South Africa, Western Division, Mr Dave Steward, Vice-Chairperson of the management board of Woodside Special Care Centre, quoted the words of Mahatma Gandhi – “The true measure of any society can be found in how it treats its most vulnerable members”. The Freemasons have shown […]

Buffet breakfast in honour of The March Ladies

On 29 March 2014 Woodside will host a breakfast in honour of The March Ladies who have been very generous towards Woodside for the past 15 years. The halaal breakfast will take place at Woodside, 29 Lawson Road, Rondebosch East.  The tickets are R75 – 00 per person and tickets are available from Wendy.  Please […]