Eloise Loots, Social Worker of PROCARE Western Cape trained 19 Counsellors and Social Workers in George on 7 November 2013. Social workers from the local Provincial Hospital and Welfare organisations attended. The counsellors are all connected to the three pregnancy Crisis Centers in the area, these Crisis Centers are; Options George and Knysna as well as Heart to Heart in Mosselbay.
Pregnancy Crisis Centres play an important role in supporting birth mothers during their pregnancies. The training was focused on biological parent care as well as the requirements of the Childrens Act 38/2005 regarding the screening of prospective adoption parents and the legal process of adoption
The Pregnancy Crises Centres are playing a major role in supporting birth-mothers during their pregnancies.