About Us
Who We Are

Our Mission Statement

To address the needs of the youth, women, elderly and parents through developmental programmes and training in Blackheath and surrounding areas. Our mission is to enhance spiritual growth and sustainable development in the Blackheath and surrounding areas by addressing the needs of the youth, elderly women as well as single parents by presenting the appropriate training.

Our Vision Statement

To contribute to the development of confident and independent people and foster sustainable development by identifying and addressing lifestyle challenges. The Evergreen Resource Centre exists to enhance and develop spiritual independent people, To foster sustainable development through identifying problems as well as addressing it through a lifestyle of independence and self-confidence.

Our Values

Innovation and a sense of hope
Integrity and accountability
The rich diversity of the people of
Blackheath and Cape Town
Outstanding service
Responsible stewardship
Sustainability
Service beyond self
Founders: Barend and Dawn Petersen

About Us

Evergreen Development Trust, operates the Evergreen Resource Centre which was officially opened on 1 August 2010. This organisation has been approved for purposes of section 18A(1)(a) of the Act and donations to the organisation will be tax deductible in the hands of the donors in terms of and subject to the limitations prescribed in section 18A of the Act. The Centre employs six permanent employees and four educators.

Striving in Maintaining

A peaceful sanctuary away from home, counseling in a serene atmosphere, learning most of the modern crafts, training of different skills. To mention a few:

  • Computer literacy training
  • Arts and Crafts Classes
  • Library (fully functioning)
  • Boardroom facility for meetings
  • We also provide platters or breakfast on request.

Booking in advance. .

Evergreen Staff

The Team
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There are several ways in which anyone can connect and participate in what we're doing.