SANCA is a non-government organisation, established in 1956. Our major objectives are the prevention and treatment

of alcohol and drug dependence. These objectives are achieved through the provision of highly effective primary and secondary prevention services, as well as comprehensive treatment programmes for chemically dependent people and their families.


  • Heighten public awareness

  • Enlighten public and private sectors

  • Prevent and reduce chemical substance dependence

  • Provide treatment for dependents and families

  • Advocate restriction of availability

  • Offer specialised training and education programs

  • Undertake and encourage research

  • Mobilise and utilise community resources

  • Empower communities through prevention programs



  • Community Development

  • Prevention & Training

  • Treatment

  • Research

  • Marketing, liaison and fundraising

  • Human Resources 

  • Finance


SANCA National Funding

Our primary sources of funding are

  • The National Lottery Distribution Trust Fund

  • The Department of Social Development


Our secondary sources of funding are

  • Trust funds

  • Family donations

  • Bequests

  • Corporate funding

  • Off-shore funding

  • Community chest funding

  • Other government departments