We’re your Link to social, emotional, psychological and medical support.
On any given day you’ll find the following services, free of charge.


Inform and Inspire

“Hoping is Coping” 4 week course with Denise Bernstein, 17 year Cancer survivor, Cansa and Hospice trained. Guest speakers - Professor Donde, radiation oncologist, Gayle Landau, oncology dietitian, social worker and survivor. Advice and trauma counselling for patients and care-givers.Classes, Workshops, Videos, CDs, events

Family Focus

BFFE – Best Friends Forever links volunteers with patients or siblings for daily emotional support. Lifestyle support includes lift service and meal support, shopping and errands. Busy Box – supervising children with homework crafts, baking and activities at home or at the DL Link Centre. Cool Kidz Camp with fun activities year-round

Connect and Care

Hospital and home visits. Medical Aid Admin - our committee liaises with Discovery and Liberty on our patients’ behalf Linking people who share similar diagnoses and experiences. The centre is a home away from home to relax


Informative Events/Educational Seminars/Courses

Like “Hoping is Coping”: - Talks by oncologist, social worker, nutritionist and survivor facilitated by an experienced counsellor.

BFFE – Best Friends Forever Programme

Patients, children of patients or siblings of patients are linked with a volunteer who benefits them.

During and Post Treatment Support Groups

Get-togethers with motivational speakers, spa days, healthy cooking demos and more.


Patient Counselling

Advice and trauma counselling for patients and care-givers.

Family Focus

Lifestyle support for families and care-givers.

Kids Treat

Princess and Superhero – were we make the patient, child or siblings feel extra special for a day.


Holiday Breaks and Getaways

DL Link is often kindly donated holidays for our members to relax, recharge, revitalize and enjoy some 'time out'.

Holiday Programmes, Fun Activities & Events Year Round

For patients, their families and caregivers.

Busy Box

“Big brothers and sisters” supervise and mentor kids with crafts, baking and activities at their home or at the DL Link Centre.


Hospital & Home Visit

Offering comfort, support and practical assistance to patients and family members.

Videos, CDs, Library and Multi-media Centre

Our Members can choose from a range of informative, knowledgeable disks to enjoy at their leisure.

Lift Services

We arrange free transport services for patients and their families.


Meal Support

Shopping, meals, coffees and errands.

Homework Supervision

Our au pairs are available to tutor school-going children.

Pamper Services

Beauty treatments-facials, manicures and pedicures Alternative therapies: Reflexology, Aromatherapy and head, food and back massage.


Medical Aid Admin

Assisting families with time consuming medical aid admin.

Best face forward

Helpful tips in make-up and self-image.


Connecting people who share similar diagnoses and experiences .


Medical Link

We provide referrals and links to Dr Susan Bleden and Dr Michael Setzer for medical advice.

Classes and Workshops forward

To nourish mind, body and soul and to keep everyone active and stimulated.


Beauty treatments-facials, manicures and pedicures, Reflexology, Aromatherapy and head, foot and back massage.
Holiday Breaks and Getaways sponsored by donors for patients who desperately need time out and cannot afford it.

Bank Details

Bank: Nedbank

Account No: 1001082818

Branch: Melrose Arch

Branch Code: 196605

Account Name: DL Link

About Us

DL Link is a registered Non-Profit Organisation, 127-480 NPO registration number, Section 18A Registered, PBO Number: 930045278

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