Our Services

Ilitha Labantu is a walk in center, no appointments are required. All services are conducted free of charge.

Face to Face Counselling Support Groups

Counseling takes place when a counsellor sees a client in a private and confidential setting to explore a difficulty the client is having, distress they may be experiencing or perhaps their dissatisfaction with life, or loss of a sense of direction and purpose.

Ilitha Labantu has various support groups and has partnered with many brother and sister support groups that clients can join. A support group is a collective or group of people with the same problem or have faced the similiar problems.

Telephone Counselling Dorothy Zihlangu Shelter

Although Ilitha Labantu primary core service is face-to-face counselling as a means to reach the masses, it also offers telephone Counselling through the use of its hotline service.

The Dorothy Zihlangu Shelter, also known as the shelter, is specifically for battered and abused women and their children and it offers immediate shelter for up to three months for women and their children.

Legal Advice Our Programs

Ilitha Labantu has qualified paralegals and lawyers who assistant clients on a daily baises on any legal matters. Most cases we as Ilitha Labantu experience are cases that deal with protection orders, restraining orders, maintance order and so forth.

Counseling Program
Lobbying and Advocacy Program
Youth – Siyazingisa Program
Transitional House
Skills Development/ Building Bridges Program


Remember our aim is to “Empower women who have been affected by domestic violence. – Meet the needs of women and children affected by domestic violence. – Provide services run by women which are based on listening to survivors. – Challenge the disadvantages which result from domestic violence. – Support and reflect diversity and promote equality of opportunity. – Promote cohesive inter-agency responses to domestic violence and develop partnerships.”