SANCA is the South African National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence who in partnership with various government organisations helps individuals and families with addiction related issues as part of mandates from national government. Contact SANCA National public healthcare facilities for drug and alcohol dependance recovery centres on the details below for more information on free rehab services in South Africa.


Sadag and the Department of Social Development are launching a toll-free substance abuse helpline in an effort to increase access to help, support and appropriate treatment for substance users.

The toll-free helpline number is 0800 121314, while SMS’s can also be sent to 32312.


For listings of low, medium, high-end private care treatment facilities across South Africa click here by region.