Building a new future

The Transitional Living Center, Pietermaritzburg

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Working with our partners, the Pietermaritzburg Mental Health Society, Climb Any Mountain is creating a unique, purpose-built residential facility that not only provides a safe supported living space for people with learning disability and mental illness, but also aids the development of social and life skills.

We have called the facility The Transitional Living Centre (TLC) as it aims to provide a stepping stone for individuals as they move from institutional to community-based care, having achieved their personal goals of attaining the life skills necessary to live independently.  Read More » 

 

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      A new National Housing Programme for Special Needs Housing

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    About us

     

    Climb Any Mountain was founded in 2011. Our mission is to transform what’s available for people with intellectual disability and mental illness in South Africa using global best practice.

    We want to see people with intellectual disability and mental illness empowered by their right to the same opportunities, choice and control over their lives that the rest of the population has.

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      Operation Emblem – A mental health triage initiative

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    • Europe In Action Conference: 21-22 May 2015

      Europe In Action Conference: 21-22 May 2015

      Hundreds are expected to gather in Rome this week, for the yearly Europe In Action Conference which has become a tradition for many people with intellectual disabilities, their families, carers and representative organisations. The topic chosen by Inclusion Europe for the conference is “Families and Self-Advocacy.” The event, which is …More »

    Be a voice

     

    Be a voice

    We are interested to hear from you, and hear your story. We’re keen to join up voices around the country, so that we can clearly and accurately articulate a collective journey. We will also better be able to work to remove any personal barriers that may have challenged you and your families in your lives so far.

    Please email us if you have a story to tell or a request you want heard. It would make a difference if you also consider adding your name to those who have supported our “Lend your voice” campaign.


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