About Membership

Members include: carers; parents; professional staff; special care centres / 24 hour care facilities; residential facilities; supported employment facilities; special needs schools; associations; organisations; hospitals / rehabilitation centres and individuals.

The annual membership period is from 01 April to 31 March of the following year. Membership is renewable as from 01 April. To join, request a membership form from: projects@wcfid.co.za

Benefits of Membership
  • Financial savings for training workshops
  • Resource material available at discounted prices
  • Points for continuing professional development (CPD) – HPCSA & SACSSP
  • Continuing Professional Teacher Development (CPTD) points for: THE RIGHT TO PROTECTION: Identifying and Reporting sexual abuse of children and adults with intellectual disability. A SACE accredited course. Also, HPCSA & SACSSP CPD points for this course
  • Access to specially developed resource material
  • Resource material available at discounted prices
  • Links to our rights advocacy and lobbying campaign. An increase in membership, increases the lobbying impact which in turn, has a positive influence on the amount made available for subsidies
  • Access to a vast network of organizations in the sector
Different membership rates apply
  • Individuals/Rural Centres: R50.00 per annum
  • Schools/Centres/Organisations: R200.00 per annum
  • Residential Facilities/Protective Workshops: R200.00 per annum

Membership of the Western Cape Forum for Intellectual Disability does not in any manner imply an endorsement of the services of the member.