Discover the vision and expertise of our team.

Introducing the dedicated team working towards empowering parents and building a stronger community for children and families.

Board of Trustees

Our Trustees are experts who come from a diversity of fields – Legal, Education, Marketing, Accounting, and Social Work. They are passionate about parenting and families. Together, they provide strategic and financial oversight, ensuring that the organization adheres to sound governance principles and that it is prudent, ethical, and financially sound.

Venecia Barries


Vanessa Pather


Shona Sturgeon

Vice Chairperson

Vanessa Minnaar

Vice Chairperson

Debbie Coombe


Nosipho Yedwa


Sue Naidu


Management team

Venecia Barries


Kate Brydon

Programmes Manager

Jolyn Crow

Finance and Admin Manager

Jonathan Hoffenberg

PACES Manager

Julie Starck

Teen Parenting Manager

Mandisa Patala

Parent Infant Services

Zaida Jansen

PA & Office Manager

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Name | The Parent Centre
Acc type | Cheque
Bank | First National Bank
Acc No. 501 5111 8286
Branch code | 201109
Reference | Name