The Rape Crisis Cape Town Trust, established in 1976, is the oldest organisation in South Africa supporting survivors of rape, seeking justice and making change in communities.

To get support from a counsellor or to book a free, confidential counselling session, call one of the crisis lines:

  • Observatory 021 447 9762
  • Athlone 021 633 9229
  • Khayelitsha 021 361 9085
  • To find out more about rape or how to support Rape Crisis, visit

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