Gateway to the Breede Valley

Community Services

Meet our director

Thank you for allowing me to serve as your director.
Together, let's keep the momentum going.

Best regards,
S Swartz

What we do

The main function of the Directorate is to provide community services and recreational infrastructure to the communities within BVM in order to promote the wellbeing of the members of the communities.

STATEGIC OBJECTIVES

  • To contribute towards a safe and secure environment
  • To promote a clean and healthy environment
  • To promote a culture of reading
  • To ensure that sport and recreational facilities are well maintained and managed
  • To reduce the number of road accidents on our municipal roads and improve road safety

THE DIRECTORATE COMPRISES OF THE FOLLOWING DEPARTMENTS

  • Human Settlement Department
  • Traffic Services, Law Enforcement and Security Services
  • Fire and Rescue Services & Disaster Management
  • Libraries
  • Community Facilities
  • Community Liaison on the outside towns
  • Community Development

Contact us, should you have queries, compliments, complaints or suggestions.

S Swartz:
Tel: 023 348 2605
Cell: 084 811 6794

Email: csd@bvm.gov.za

Office Address: BVM Municipal Building, Baring Street, Worcester

Our list of Community Services include:

Libraries

Responsibilities:

  • 8 Libraries
  • 5 Mini libraries
  • 34 106 Members

C. Gerber – Manager

Manages library services in accordance with Provincial and Council Policy.

Contact number: 023 348 2993

Email: cgerber@bvm.gov.za

Address: Waterloo Street, Worcester

Avian Park library

Address: Corner of Sand Piper & Pelican Streets, Avian Park, Worcester

Ms Nombasa Makasi: 023 348 2914 / 074 4092 491 / nmakasi@bvm.gov.za

De Doorns Library

Address: 9 Station Rd, De Doorns

Vacant: 023 348 2898 / ecrowley@bvm.gov.za

Esselen Library

Address: Corner of Grey Street & Van Huyssteen Avenue, Esselen Park, Worcester

Vacant: 023-348 2812 / mbailey@bvm.gov.za

Fairhills Mini Library

Address: Lorraine School, Fairhills, Rawsonville

Ms Marsha May: 072 2169 074 / 023 348 2934 / chantelle@bvm.gov.za

Goudini Library

Address: Le Seur Street 17, Rawsonville

Ms Chantelle Jacobs: 023 348 2934 / 083 442 3230 / chantelle@bvm.gov.za

Hex Vallei Mini Library

Address: Meiringshoop, Mooigezicht Estates, P.O. Box 15, De Doorns

Ms Mary Solibanzi: 083 504 2007 / 023 348 2898 Ext 18 / ecrowley@bvm.gov.za

Overhex Mini Library

Address: Overhex Community Hall, Robertson Road, Overhex

Ms Shaleen Koopman: 061 441 5712 / 023 348 2735 / mbailey@bvm.gov.za

Sandhills Mini Library

Address: Hexview, P.O. Box 231, Sandhills, De Doorns

Ms Mary-Ann Oliphant: 073 638 4608 / 023 348 2898 Ext 18 / ecrowley@bvm.gov.za

Slanghoek Mini Library

Address: Slanghoek Primary School, Slanghoek Road, Rawsonville

Ms Sue-Ellen Steyn: 079 123 6424 / 023 348 2934 / chantelle@bvm.gov.za

Steenvliet Library

Address: Dwars Street, Touwsrivier

Ms Namhla Yoko-Pinini: 023 348 2899 / 073 861 2865 / nyokopinini@bvm.gov.za

Touwsrivier Library

Address: C/o Jane & Logan Street, Touwsrivier

Ms Charlotte Manuel: 023 348 2899 / 071 7766 862 / cmanuel@bvm.gov.za

Worcester Library

Address: Waterloo Street, Worcester

Ms Karen Jorgensen (Senior Librarian): 023 348 2993 / 082 342 0815 / kjorgensen@bvm.gov.za

Ms Auriel Van Wyk (Clerk: Support Services): 023 348 2993 / auriel@bvm.gov.za

Ms Christine Gerber (Manager: Libraries): 084 5136 754 / cgerber@bvm.gov.za

Zwelethemba Library

Address: Mtwazi Road, Zwelethemba

Ms Rosemary Matshikiza: 023 348 2828 / 060 399 4636 / rmatshikiza@bvm.gov.za

Community halls, sports grounds and centres
Steenvliet Community Hall

Neville Fourie

Contact number: 023 358 1191 / 023 358 1786

Email: nfourie@bvm.gov.za, svdeventer@bvm.gov.za

Address: Dwars Street, Steenvliet

Multi Purpose Centre (MPC)

Connie Kweleta

Contact number: 023 356 2102  /  023 356 2217

Email: ckweleta@bvm.gov.zasgreyling@bvm.gov.za

Address: Kliniek Street, De Doorns East

Indoor Sport Centre

Iven Klein

Contact number: 072 184 8093

Email:  iklein@bvm.gov.za

Address: Van Huysteen Avenue, Worcester

Zwelethemba Community Hall

Justice Phangwa

Contact number: 023 348 2821

Email: jphangwa@bvm.gov.za

Address: Mtwazi Street, Zwelethemba

Sports grounds - Samonia Williams

Cricket Clubhouse – Bolandpark sports ground

Address: Albertyn Street, Bolandpark sports ground

Bolandpark sports ground Pavilion Hall

Address: Fairbairn Street, Bolandpark sports ground

Esselenpark sports ground Pavilion Hall

Address: Fairbairn Street, Esselenpark sports ground

Tennis Clubhouse, Esselenpark sports ground

Address: Fairbairn Street, Esselenpark sports ground

Zwelethemba sports ground Pavilion hall

Address: Mayinjina Street, Zwelethemba

Fanie Otto sports ground clubhouse

Address: Fanie Otto sports ground, De Wet

Contact number: 023 348 2837

Email: swilliams@bvm.gov.za

Tennis Clubhouse - Bolandpark sports ground

Kaper Gouws

Contact number: 082 452 7251 OR Riaan Engelbrecht: 082 328 2989

Email: swilliams@bvm.gov.za

Address: Albertyn Street, Bolandpark sports ground

 

Service Centre
Centre and Address

Worcester, Address

Rawsonville, Address

De Doorns, Address

Touwsrivier, Address

Human Settlements
Human Settlements Department

Responsibilties:

  • Housing Administration
  • Administer housing projects
  • Implement housing projects and manage accreditation program
  • Render housing administrative services
  • Update the housing database
  • Manage rental units
  • Manage informal settlements

Simphiwe Mayeki – Manager

Contact number: 023 348 2815

Email: smayeki@bvm.gov.za

Address: BVM Municipal Housing Building, Van Huysteen Avenue, Worcester

Traffic Law Enforcement and Security Services
Traffic Law Enforcement and Security Services

Responsibilties:

  • Traffic law enforcement
  • By-law enforcement
  • Ensure safe road use
  • Drivers licence section
  • Motor vehicle registration
  • Court section
  • Accident section
  • Technical section – road markings and signs
  • Motor vehicle testing
  • Security services

D. Maart – Manager

Contact number: 023 347 0959

Email: dimaart@bvm.gov.za

Address: BVM Municipal Traffic Department, Robertson Drive, Worcester

Fire Rescue and Disaster Management
Fire Rescue and Disaster Management

Responsibilties:

  • Fire and Rescue Services
  • Disaster Management

T. Botha – Manager

Contact number: 023 348 2717

Email: tbotha@bvm.gov.za

Address: BVM Municipal Fire Department, Roux Road, Worcester

Sport and Recreation
Sport and Recreation

Responsibilties:

  • 9 Sport facilities
  • 3 Swimming pools
  • 4 Halls
  • Nekkies Resort
  • RSEP projects

D. Pienaar – Manager

Contact number: 023 34 272 44

Email: dpienaar@bvm.gov.za

Address: Pool Academy Building, Fairbairn Street,  Worcester

Community Development
Community Development

Responsibilties:

  • Conducts different projects within the community.
  • Child protection programmes
  • Mandela Day activities
  • Establish youth forum in the communities
  • Arrange sport days
  • Career exhibition
  • Provide equipment to food gardens
  • Assist with Provincial and National Departments

Wade Thys – Officer

Contact number: 023 34 8 8602

Email: wthys@bvm.gov.za

Address: BVM Municipal Building, Baring Street Worcester

Liaison with the community and the different departments to ensure that high levels of service delivery are maintained in the outer towns.

 

De Doorns:

Liasion: C. Kweleta

Tel: 023 356 2102

Email: ckweleta@bvm.gov.za

Address: BVM Municipal Building, La Rochelle Street, De Doorns

Rawsonville:

Liasion: R. Baadjies

Tel: 023 349 1201

Email:  rbaadjies@bvm.gov.za

Address: BVM Municipal Building,  Le Seur Street, Rawsonville

Touwsrivier:

Liasion: N. Fourie

Tel: 023 358 1192

Email: nfourie@bvm.gov.za

Address: BVM Municipal Building, Logan Street, Touwsriver

 

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