The ILP program focuses on youth at risk, ex-offenders and the homeless, for the purpose of re-integration into society and normal living. The individuals undertake to become a TLC student and commit themselves to an intense program. The ILP program runs throughout the year and is driven by a passionate and dedicated team.
The ILP program covers the following modules:
We work in collaboration with Matrix Rehabilitation which conducts regular drug testing and offer education on drug and alcohol abuse.
Classroom-based training, which focuses on teaching skills such as communication, healthy living, relationships, love, languages, self-identification and social presentation.
Preparing students with ways to manage their emotions, life stressors and gain confidence.
Basic computer skills, basic plumbing and basic electrical work and welding. It also includes the teaching of basic mathematics and reading skills.
Assistance in placing students in suitable employment, as- and when employment opportunities become available.
Introduction to a spiritual life through Christian discipleship, daily devotions and regular church attendance.
Teaching learner’s license material and funding the expenses to write the test.
Daily exercise program which includes running, exercising at the outdoor gym at Blaauwberg beach and bodyboarding.
The ECD program focuses on school readiness for underprivileged children between the ages of 4 – 6 years old, living within the surrounding informal settlements.
The CDP is aimed at providing girls who have entered puberty with toiletries and other basic hygiene essentials, to encourage them not to stay away from school because they feel ashamed or overwhelmed.
TLC visits Huis Zonnekus (A home for the elderly) once a week to action a Memory Care program for residents suffering Alzheimer’s and Dementia, whilst the balance of residents is entertained in the form of arts and crafts, nail painting and engaging in meaningful conversation.
The Street Ministry entails engaging with the homeless (In conjunction with members of CRC Cares) on a weekly basis to bring them hope by praying for- and encouraging them to join TLC’s Independent Living Program.
TLC offers a growing Sport Academy (Soccer, Bodyboarding and Netball) for underprivileged children from surrounding informal settlements, by providing the necessary equipment and transportation.
TLC hosts several Special Events (Including Easter and Christmas events for the children and the Winter Blanket Drive) throughout the year to engage with the community.
The Preventative program is aimed at discouraging youth (From the surrounding informal settlements such as Radar Bush, Wolwerivier and The Village) from taking drugs, choosing a life of crime, engaging in unsafe sex and opting to live on the streets.