Welcome to FAMSA Upington

In October 1954 the South African National Council for Marriage Guidance and Counselling was established following a conference, the main theme being family problems and disintegration. Dr Mace and his wife, Vera, were invited to preside at this conference. The outcome was that everything revolves around a healthy and happy marriage and family life. “FAMSA – FAMILY AND MARRIAGE SOCIETY OF SOUTH AFRICA” was established as a result of this need.

FAMSA has Social Workers and Community workers with specialised training to provide assists the community. Presently FAMSA is registered in terms of the Non-profit Organisations Act. Twenty six FAMSA Affiliates function nationwide and are affiliated to the National Council.

FAMSA Upington opened its doors in May 1995 after the need was expressed in the Northern Cape. In 1997 FAMSA became an independent society. FAMSA Upington has branches in Springbok, Calvinia, Prieska, Posmansburg, Kathu and Kuruman.

The progress FAMSA made over the past years is visible and tangible in the communities. The expansion in projects, clients and funds are all proof of success and blessings. FAMSA is indeed a NPO growing and keeping up with the times.
FAMSA is a Non-Profit Organisation and relay on, project funding; donations and grants. Thus it is imperative to ensure that the life line (funding) is kept alive to ensure services to the communities.


null

DONATE

Donations are welcome

FAMSA is a Non-Profit Organisation and rely on, project funding; donations and grants. Thus it is imperative to ensure that the lifeline (funding) is kept alive to ensure services to the communities.

null

FIND A FAMSA BRANCH

Our branches are available to help

FAMSA Upington has branches in Springbok, Calvinia, Prieska, Postmasburg, Kathu and Kuruman.

FAMSA belief in healthy relationships and well-functioning families is the key to the well-being of the community.

Follow our latest news

Physical Abuse

Physical abuse Physical abuse refers to ‘any non-accidental physical act inflicted upon a child by a person having the care [...]

More information on tik/meth:

Everything You Need to Know About Crystal Meth Addiction (And How to Quit) One of the most insidious drugs that [...]

TIK THE DRUG

TIK THE DRUG The Tik Drug (crystal meth) has become a buzzword in drug circles and has become increasingly popular [...]

Spelterapie – Wat is dit en hoe werk dit?

Vir baie mense is dit ‘n verrassing om te hoor dat psigoterapie of emosionele terapie met kinders so jonk [...]

Pregnancy Awareness week

Pregnancy Awareness Week: Healthy and Safe Motherhood Is Childs Birth Right: 12 – 16 February 2018.   What Is Pregnancy Awareness [...]

Healthy Lifestyle month: Extra tips and information.

Healthy lifestyle awareness month is celebrated annually in February each year in South Africa. It is a whole month program [...]

Healthy Lifestyle month:

February is Healthy Lifestyles Awareness Month, to remind us to keep on track and be proactive about our health. Most [...]

Marriage Counselling:

This is a story about Mr and Mrs Blom*. They approached FAMSA’s office on 02/08/2017 to engage in in [...]

Unable to display Facebook posts.
Show error

Error: Error validating application. Application has been deleted.
Type: OAuthException
Code: 190
Please refer to our Error Message Reference.