South African Council for Social Service Professions (SACSSP)

Contact Details

Physical: 37 Annie Botha Avenue, Riveria, Pretoria, 0084
Postal: Private Bag X12, Gezina, 0031
Tel: 012 356 8300
Fax: 012 356 8400


The mission of the South African Council for Social Service Professions (SACSSP) is to serve the interests of social service consumers and professions through the development, promotion and maintenance of training, ethical conduct and professional service within the developmental social welfare framework.

The objectives of the Council are to: strive for social justice through the promotion and enhancement of developmental social welfare; determine strategic policy with regard to the professions under the Council's auspices, for matters such as finance, education, registration, ethics and professional conduct, disciplinary procedures, acts to be performed by the professions, interprofessional matters, and maintenance of professional competence; coordinate the activities of the social service professional boards and act as an advisory and communicatory body for such professional boards; control and exercise authority regarding finances; promote and regulate interprofessional liaison between social service professions in the interest of the public; assist in the promotion of social services; protect and promote the interests of the social service professions; consult and liaise with relevant authorities on matters affecting the professional boards in general; control and exercise general authority in respect of matters affecting social service education and training, and the manner in which the practices pursued in the promotion of social services to the population of the country are exercised; promote liaison in social service education and training, and promote and quality-assure the standards of such education and training; and advise the Minister on any matter falling within the scope of the Act in order to support the universal norms and values of the social service professions, with the emphasis on professional practice, democracy, transparency, equity, accessibility and community involvement.

Office Bearers/Management

Dr M Mabetoa
Dr Z Mkhize
Chief Executive Officer
Ms I Smith

Dr Maria Mabetoa
Dr Zethu Mkhize
Vice President:
Mr Donald Muchuchi Nghonyama
Council Members:
Mrs Carol Lynn du Toit
Mr EE Gallant
Mr Alfred Harris
Mrs Elain Sonet Harrison
Mr Onkemetse Kabasia
Ms Civil Legodu
Rev Barrie James Lodge
Mr Travis Marshall
Mr Mzanywa Medicine Mketo
Ms NL Mlangeni
Mr Keabetswe Modimoeng
Ms Makau Winnie Lindi Morake
Prof Lulama Qalinge
Ms Anita Samaad
Mr Seleka H Sekhitla
Prof Rika Swanzen
Ms Hannelie van Rensburg
Mr Mzikayifani Goodman Vilakazi
Mr Andries Viviers
Mrs Julia Lauren Zingu
Chief Executive Officer:
Ms Iveda Smith (Registrar)
Senior Management:
Communications Officers:

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