Social Development

The MJC Social Development Department provides efficient and capable service delivery to secure pristine family values to keep families together. The Council promotes the best practice and moral regeneration by nurturing an exemplar society. The MJC Mission is to assist the community to avoid social ills and immorality; to empower it through counseling and education; and to develop life skills, support and advice.

Counseling Services Offered

  • Marriage Counseling
  • Individual Counseling
  • Facilitate Talaqs
  • Adjudication on applications for the Annulment of Marriages (Fasakhs)
  • Trauma counseling
  • Rape counseling
  • Counseling for minors

Additional Services

  • Declaration of Faith forms, for name changes at Home Affairs
  • Marriage Certificates, for issue only if the Presiding Officer (the Imam who performed Nikah) is deceased or out of the country. Husband and wife are both requested to sign an Affidavit at the MJC office before the Certificate can be released
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How to Make an Appointment

Call the Social Development Department Secretary on 021 684 4605 during office hours to arrange an appointment or email receptionsdd@mjc.org.za with any enquiry.

Requirements for an Appointment:

Once the appointment is scheduled, bring your original ID document and valid Marriage Certificate. It is very important that you provide the MJC Social Development Department with all details: the ID number of your spouse (generally, this on the Marriage Certificate), or at least the date of birth; your physical address; and contact number. Bring also details of the address and contact number for your spouse and next of kin.