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Casual Day 2015
A thanks to all Casual Day supporters for participating in the Casual Day 2015 campaign.
- 4 February 2016


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Learning for Life training courses 2016
LfL is facilitating TWO separate SPID courses that aim to provide training on Facilitating the optimal development of persons with severe and profound intellectual disability
- 20 November 2015


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Fountain House Art Exhibition
Celebrate freedom of expression at Fountain Houses annual art exhibition on the 10th of December
- 19 November 2015


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Old Mutual Two Oceans Marathon 2016
Support Cape Mental Health and buy your charity entry for R2016
- 19 November 2015


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Cape Mental Health hosts Dignity Day
To kick start the October Mental Health Awareness campaign local artists and service users drew a large dignity message on the Village Green pavement in Observatory.
- 19 November 2015


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CMH Annual Golf Day
Swing into action at the Cape Mental Health golf day in support of Fountain House SA on the 15th of October
- 19 November 2015


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TWU Karaoke Fundraiser
The staff and parents of TWUs Eagles programme hosted a successful karaoke fundraiser and managed to raise R3300!
- 21 August 2015


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TWU celebrates Mandela day
Training Workshops Unlimited celebrated Mandela Day by giving back and reflecting
- 17 August 2015


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Thank you Design Indaba
Cape Mental Health ould like to thank Design indaba for their generous donation!
- 17 August 2015


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TWU trainee success story
Siyanda Mbana, a trainee at Training Workshops Unlimited obtained his Code 10 Drivers License, achieving a milestone on his path to greater independence!
- 22 July 2015


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Fountain House (SA) embraces the World Dignity Project
Fountain House (SA) members held a screening of the World Dignity Project video
- 22 July 2015


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Depression in the workplace
A great article on dealing with depression in the workplace
- 22 July 2015


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CCAB General Meeting
On the 10th of July, a film documentary on the Signs, Symptoms and Treatment of Schizophrenia was screened at a CCAB general meeting.
- 20 July 2015


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Fountain House SA Open Day!
Fountain House SA will be hosting their open day on the 29th of July
- 14 July 2015


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Training Workshops
Learning for life is offering various Training Workshops for Disability and Intellectual Disability, with a special focus on children with severe and profound Intellectual Disability
- 8 June 2015


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Volunteer Appreciation Day
CMH hosted a volunteer appreciation day on the 16th of April
- 17 April 2015


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Cape Mental Health thanks Two Oceans Marathon runners
We would like to thank and congratulate the runners who took part in the Two Oceans Marathon and supported Cape Mental Health
- 9 April 2015


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Fountain House Employment Seminar
Fountain House hosted its annual Employment Seminar the 27th of March 2015
- 30 March 2015


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PSR group annual holiday
Members of Fountain House and Rainbow Foundation enjoyed their 3 day annual holiday at Okkie Jooste in Stellenbosh
- 30 March 2015


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Training Workshops Unlimited (TWU) is awarded a Ministerial Youth Excellence Award
TWU was selected, out of hundreds of applicants, to receive a 2014 Ministerial Youth Excellence Award
- 27 January 2016


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CMH Corporate Breakfast
Cape Mental Health hosted a successful Corporate Breakfast on 5 March at the Atlantic Imbizo Conference and Function Studio.
- 24 March 2015


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March is intellectual disability Awareness Month
This year Cape Mental Health is raising awareness of the equal rights of persons with intellectual disability to lifelong learning, education and employment opportunities in the open labour market.
- 13 March 2015


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CCAB General Meeting
Cape Consumer Advocacy Body invites you to their General Meeting Friday, 13 March 2015
- 12 March 2015


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TWU Open Day!
Training Workshops Unlimited (TWU) will be hosting an Open Day on the 11th of March!
- 16 February 2015


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Ladies Night
Join Fountain House SA for their annual Ladies Night on the 28th of February
- 11 February 2015


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2015 Cape Town Cycle Tour
Join Cape Mental Healths charity team for the 2015 Cape Town Cycle Tour on Sunday, 8 March brought to you by Cape Argus, Pick n Pay and Momentum.
- 22 January 2015


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Carl and Emily Fuchs Foundation donates R100 000 to Cape Mental Health
Cape Mental Health would like to express their heart warming thanks to the CEEF Foundation who donated R100 000 to Cape Mental Healths Special Education and Care Centres
- 14 January 2015


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Charity Entries SOLD OUT!!
We would like to THANK YOU for the enormous support for Cape Mental Health. The charity entries for the 2015 Old Mutual Two Oceans Marathon is SOLD OUT!
- 14 January 2015


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Rainbow and Fountain House beach outing
On Friday 14 November Rainbow Foundation and Fountain House had a outing to St James beach.
- 14 January 2015


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Off the Wall- Annual Arts and Crafts exhibition
Join Fountain House, SA for their Annual Arts and Crafts exhibition on the 12th of November
- 14 January 2015


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October is mental health awareness month
Cape Mental Health will be raising awareness around the well-being and resilience of persons with a mental illness as well as that of their carers.
- 9 October 2014


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Stellenberg Gardens Open Day
Andrew and Sandy Ovenstone will once again be opening their magnificent gardens to the public to raise funds for Cape Mental Health on the 1st and 2nd of November 2014
- 9 October 2014


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Rainbows fly for mental health
On Thursday 9 October, members of the Rainbow Foundation- Cape Mental Healths community psychosocial rehabilitation groups - displayed rainbow coloured kites and messages on how to improve mental well-being in St Georges Mall, Cape Town, to increase awareness and highlight the need for psychosocial rehabilitation programmes in the community.
- 9 October 2014


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MindMatters
Cape Mental Health runs a schools-based mental health promotion programme called MindMatters that empowers learners, builds resilience and provides them with access to resources. Read more about it here...
- 18 September 2014


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Annual Charity Golf Day
Cape Mental Health invites you to tee off at our Annual Charity Golf Day on the 2nd of October 2014 at the Rondebosch Golf Course
- 16 September 2014


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Minah Banda- An inspiration for people living with disabilities
The inspirational story of a member of Fountain House (Cape Mental Healths psychosocial rehabilitation centre)
- 18 September 2014


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Kite Making Workshop at the CTSC
Cape Mental Health hosted a fun kite decorating and making workshop at Cape Town Science Centre
- 8 September 2014


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CCAB AGM
The Cape Consumer Advocacy Body (CCAB) held their 14th Annual General Meeting on 18 July 2014.
- 27 August 2014


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Annual General Meeting 2014
Cape Mental Health takes pleasure in hosting the 101st AGM of our organisation on Thursday 21 August 2014 at 18:00 at Kelvin Grove Club in Newlands
- 6 August 2014


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Casual Day 5 September
Assist Cape Mental Health in raising funds for people with Psychiatric and Intellectual Disabilities
- 8 September 2014


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Rainbow Variety Show
The Rainbow Foundation and Kimber house held a variety show on the 16th of August
- 10 September 2014


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Open Day Invitation
Fountain House (SA) invites you to their open day on 30 July 2014
- 15 July 2014


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Rainbow Variety Show
Rainbow Foundation invites you to their Variety Show on the 16th of August 2014
- 18 August 2014


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Interfaith Thanksgiving Service
Cape Mental Health cordially invites you to join us in giving thanks and celebrating 100 years of service delivery.
- 15 November 2013


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Hi-fly Kites supports Edukite Competition
Husband-and-wife team David and Nadia Sampson who own Hi Fly Kites in Howick‚ have again been willing to donate kite handles with string for our Edukite Competition.
- 15 November 2013


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Stellenberg Open Gardens
Cape Mental Health hosted the Stellenberg Open Gardens weekend on 2 and 3 November in Kenilworth - in celebration of our Centenary of service delivery in the Western Cape
- 11 November 2013


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Human Chain for mental health
People in Company Gardens‚ Cape Town‚ linked together to highlight the need for mental health services.
- 28 October 2013


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This years Kite Fest is not to be missed!
New Horizons is the theme for the nineteenth Cape Town International Kite Festival‚ which is proudly hosted by Cape Mental Health and will take place in Muizenberg on 2 & 3 November 2013.
- 28 October 2013


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Cape Mental Health Centenary Celebrations
Three hundred invited guests‚ including our full complement of 126 staff members as well as Board members‚ volunteers‚ service-users‚ donors and supporters‚ came together for our AGM on 22 August 2013.
- 7 October 2013


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Kite website wins 2013 Apex Award
On Course Communication and Cape Mental Health have won a 2013 Apex Award for Excellence in the Microsite and Individual Web Pages category for the Cape Town International Kite Festival website.
- 23 September 2013


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Visit glorious Stellenberg Gardens
Historic Stellenberg in Kenilworth will open its magnificent gardens to the public from 9:30 to 17:30 on 2 & 3 November to raise funds for Cape Mental Health.
- 23 September 2013


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Webber Wentzel funds rural expansion of SAVE services
Leading African law firm‚ Webber Wentzel‚ has partnered with Cape Mental Health by investing in the Sexual Abuse Victim Empowerment (SAVE) programme.
- 5 September 2013


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Meet our new Special Education & Care Centres Manager
Liza Esterhuyse‚ a qualified OT with a Masters in Early Childhood Intervention‚ has joined Cape Mental Health
- 23 September 2013


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Family Day at Fountain House
Family members were welcomed to Fountain House recently to visit loved ones and hear about the programme of activities in which they are involved.
- 24 July 2013


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Fountain House Open Day
Please come along to our Open Day on Friday 26 July 2013 from 10am-1pm
- 24 July 2013


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Peaceful protest against inadequate services
Cape Mental Health and the Cape Consumer Advocacy Body staged a protest in central Cape Town on 10 July.
- 24 July 2013


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Cape Town International Kite Festival: 2 and 3 November 2013
Plan now to be at the 19th Cape Town International Kite Festival‚ proudly hosted by Cape Mental Health in association with Heart 104.9FM.
- 21 June 2013


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Old Mutual Staff Volunteer Fund Trust invests in schools-based mental health programme
Old Mutual employees have shown their concern for the mental health of 1644 learners at Ocean View and Zeekoevlei High Schools.
- 3 May 2013


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John Daries of TWU retires
We wish John Daries all the best on his retirement after 14 years of service to Training Workshops Unlimited.
- 30 April 2013


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Cape Mental Health Centenary Launch at Corporate Breakfast
On Thursday 14 March 2013, we officially launched our Centenary year celebrations with a breakfast for over 40 guests.
- 30 April 2013


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Gwen Rosen from Erika Special Education and Care Centre in Mitchells Plain retires
Under Gwen’s leadership, Erika SECC was chosen as CMH’s Project of the Year 2009 for its quality therapeutic programme. She retires after 22 years with the centre.
- 30 April 2013


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Cape Mental Health welcomes new Events Organiser
A warm welcome to Grant Bolters‚ who will organise our 19th Cape Town International Kite Festival and other special Centenary events taking place this year.
- 15 April 2013


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Two industrial brick-making machines donated
On hearing that Training Workshops Unlimited in Athlone could not keep up with the demand for cement blocks‚ MMI and Momentum Fund donated two industrial brick-making machines worth R25 000 each.
- 17 March 2013


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A century of care - from disability to ability
Cape Mental Health lauched its Centenary celebrations on Thursday 14 March.
- 17 March 2013


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Support our Trolley Race
Our annual Trolley Race fundraiser takes place on 20 March at the Athlone Workshop‚ with proceeds going towards our Training Workshops Unlimited job and skills development project.
- 12 March 2013


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37 years of advice, assistance and service from Standard Bank
Standard Bank celebrated 37 years of association with Cape Mental Health at a Cocktail function on 26 February.
- 12 March 2013


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A wonderful flurry of visits by social investment practitioners
Social investment practitioners from Tshikululu Social Investments are serious about protecting rights of people with mental disabilities.
- 22 February 2013


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Special thanks to Lewis Stores
Lewis Stores recently donated cash and furniture for Kimber House in Observatory
- 22 February 2013


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Festive joy for Garden Cottage Residents
A special thank you to the City of Cape Town Fire and Rescue Service (Goodwood) for spreading a little sunshine last December.
- 8 February 2013


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Project of the Year Award
Our innovative new Learnership Programme was the winner the Project of the Year 2012 Award.
- 29 April 2013


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Employee of the Year Award
Zukiswa Malgas and Roshan Abrahams shared the 2012 award.
- 22 February 2013


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Support our Annual Golf Day!
Cape Mental Health’s annual Golf Day takes place on 29 November at Rondebosch Golf Course.
- 16 November 2012


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Kite making heritage encouraged at festival
Rifead Sambo of Athlone was the winner of the People’s Post Heritage Kite Award at the 18th Cape Town International Kite Festival.
- 16 November 2012


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Edu-kite Schools Competition Winners
Dorothea School from Stellenbosch and Christel House from Ottery took first place positions in the Edu-kite Schools’ Competition at the Cape Town International Kite Festival.
- 16 November 2012


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Off the Wall Art and Crafts Exhibition
Fountain House hosted its 13th annual exhibition showcasing works by people with psychiatric disabilities.
- 16 November 2012


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Make a kite for the festival this weekend
Follow these easy steps to make your own kite from an old newspaper ...
- 31 October 2012


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Fountain of Opportunity
John overcame the challenges of mental illness, with the support of programmes at Fountain House
- 14 October 2012


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2012 Kite Festival sponsorship invited
‘Fly’ your brand at Cape Town’s most iconic family event, attracting up to 25 000 visitors in a ‘feel-good’ environment.
- 17 October 2012

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