South African Dementia Organisations

Dementia SA

Dementia SA offers various support services to families, carers, professionals and facilities caring for people living with dementia.

National helpline: 0860 MEMORY / 0860 636 679

Email: or

SA Federation for Mental Health

The South Africa Federation for Mental health can help those living with mental disabilities and their carers. They provide training and legal assistance.

Office line:  011 781 1852 or email  for legal and financial advice.

Alzheimer’s South Africa

Alzheimer’s South Africa provides training and educational material to professional eldercare agencies and families affected by dementia and Alzheimer’s. They’ll provide legal and financial resources too.

National HELPLINE: 0860 102 681

Helpline, training and support groups: