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, click here for the membership form, should you have any questions please email the Membership Coordinator:

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) & points for Continuing Professional Teacher Development (CPTD) 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. Rates for the new membership period: 01 April 2023 to 31 March 2024
  • Individuals/Rural Centres: R60.00 per annum
  • Schools/Centres/Organisations: R220.00 per annum
  • Residential Facilities/Protective Workshops: R220.00 per annum

Please note that The Western Cape Forum for Intellectual Disability is not in a position to endorse services offered by members.