'The workshops and meetings I attend are a wonderful source for networking. Relationships are being built that have a positive impact in my centre and other NPOs.'

- A WCFID member

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:

Benefits of Membership
  • Financial savings for training workshops
  • Resource material available at discounted prices
  • Points for Continuing Professional Development (CPD) – Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA); South African Council for Social Service Professions (SACSSP) & South African Council for Educators (SACE)
  • Access to specially developed training resource material
  • Links to our rights advocacy and lobbying campaign. An increase in membership increases the number of those who can lobby which in turn, could have a positive influence on the amount government makes for subsidies
  • Access to a vast network of organisations 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.