Sterilisations done free of charge

The Association for Voluntary Sterilisation (AVSSA) promotes the benefits of sterilisation among men and women who do not ever want more children, and they offer advice, a counselling service and assistance when booking sterilisations.

The following Community Health Centres and Hospitals in the Western Cape offer sterilisations free of charge on the days specified below:

COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTRE

FEMALE STERILISATION (Laparoscopic)

MALE STERILISATION (No-Scalpel Vasectomy)

Mitchells Plain

Wednesdays

Two Thursdays a month

Retreat

Tuesdays

One Monday a month

Heideveld

Alternate Fridays

One Monday a month

Michael M (Khayelitsha)

Alternate Fridays

Currently no service

Woodstock

Currently no service

Last Thursday of the month

HOSPITAL

Eerste River

First Monday of every month

Referred to Mitchells Plain

False Bay

Thursdays every second month

Referred to Victoria Hospital

Helderberg

Wednesdays

No specific day

Somerset

Tuesdays

Referred to Woodstock

Victoria

Currently no service

Every second Friday

Wesfleur

One Thursday a month

One Thursday a month

Karl Bremer

Thursdays

Mondays

TERTIARY HOSPITAL

Tygerberg (High & Low risk)

Wednesdays

Referred to Karl Bremer

Groote Schuur (High risk only)

No specific day

No specific day

Read more:
The benefits of sterilisation

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