Budget slash hits Childline services: Children in need will be without counselling service

    Vulnerable children desperate for help may find themselves with no one to talk to as Childline Eastern Cape faces having its telephone lines cut.


    The non-profit organisation (NPO), with its main office in East London and satellite offices in Libode and Mthatha, receives about 800 calls a day on its crisis helpline.

    Counsellors are asked to counsel traumatised rape victims and abused children.

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