Year Published: 2013

Author: Lucy Jamieson

Publisher: Children's Institute, University of Cape Town

Suggested Citation: Jamieson L (2013) Children’s Act Guide for Child and Youth Care Workers. Edition 2. Cape Town: Children’s Institute, University of Cape Town.


This guide is written for child and youth care workers (CYCWs), and it focuses on the parts of the Children’s Act that are most relevant to them. This is an updated edition of the guide which contains extra information for professionals who provide services to children living and working or begging on the streets. It also has updated information on developments in the law and in government policy.