Comprehensive Support from VACorps Staff

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Comprehensive Support from VACorps Staff

Our devoted team is actively present and unwavering in our commitment to delivering exceptional support during your program. You can count on the VACorps support team for their expertise, approachability, and genuine care. We’re not just a program provider; we’re your local support system.

Accessible Support: Our team is always within reach.  We regularly check in on your progress and provide opportunities for face-to-face interaction at our Weekly Meet Ups and Culture Series events. All of our program housing is conveniently located within walking distance of our offices, and most of our staff live in very close proximity.

24/7 Emergency Support: Our safety officer is on call for after-hour emergencies to prioritize your well-being and security. As a qualified police reservist with extensive expertise in handling diverse emergency situations, you can trust that you’re in capable hands.

Medical Support: We provide comprehensive support for your healthcare needs. Whether you need to schedule an appointment with a physician or require urgent after-hours medical attention, we provide informed recommendations and will accompany you to one of you to one of Cape Town’s premier healthcare providers to ensure you get the care you need promptly and efficiently.

Mental Health Support: If you believe you may benefit from mental health care, we will assist you to access the support you require. We will cover the cost of your first session, and connect you with experienced and qualified mental health care professionals who have experience working with international students.

Open-Door Policy: If you ever encounter challenges, need one-on-one time with a staff member, or simply want some sight seeing or other advice, our door is always open. Drop by our office or send us a message and connect with us.

Local Insights: We possess an in-depth understanding of the city, and among our team members, we boast a wide array of interests and hobbies. The VACorps team serves as an invaluable resource for local insights. Whether you’re looking for restaurant suggestions, envisioning a trek up Table Mountain, or searching for ideas for a weekend getaway, feel free to engage with us – we are the ultimate local experts!

Airport Collection: Irrespective of your arrival time, a VACorps team member will greet you at Cape Town International Airport, and will transfer you to your accommodation, and settle you in. As you prepare to depart, we will provide you with a complimentary Uber ride back to the airport.