Denis Hurley Centre Trust
The Denis Hurley Centre in central Durban is a living legacy to the late Archbishop of Durban. Our focus is on Care, Education and Community, enabling people of different faiths to work together.
- Care: we serve over 1,000 meals pw to homeless people offering showers and clean clothes; we run a free clinic for 2,000 people pm especially those affected by HIV & TB; we provide practical help to refugees from across Africa.
- Education: we host English and Zulu lessons; through the clinic we give formal and informal health education; we offer training in sewing skills, computer classes and other job skills for homeless people; we provide performing arts classes.
- Community: we are at the core of a vibrant group of people living happily side by side. We have hosted an Ethiopian wedding, a Muslim bridal shower, meetings by union groups, political parties and football supporters, interfaith talks, film screenings, NGO conferences and forums between homeless people and the police.