Safety & Emergency

SAPS Muizenberg 021 787 9000
MID Public Safety 060 850 6260
Public Emergency Communication Centre (PECC)
(for all emergencies – they direct your call to the right people)
107 from a landline
021 480 7700 from a cellphone
SAPS Flying Squad 10111
Ambulance 10177 from a landline
112 from a cellphone
NetCare Emergency Line 082 911
Lakeside Fire Department 021 788 1843
Poison hotline 0861 555 777
Sea Rescue 021 449 3500
Law Enforcement 021 596 1999
Traffic & Metro Police 086 0765 423

Security providers

GRIT 021 788 8453
Mountain Men 021 787 0700
Deep Blue 021 790 7901
WCSS 021 709 0675

Municipal

Roads and Water 086 0103 089
   Telephone 086 0103 089
   SMS 31373
   Email waterTOC@capetown.gov.za
Electricity 086 0103 089
   Telephone 086 0103 089
   SMS 31220
   Email power@capetown.gov.za
Solid Waste including illegal dumping
   Telephone 086 0103 089
   Email wastewise@capetown.gov.za
Disaster Risk Management 080 911 4357

Social Services

Social Development – Street Children 0800 220 250
City of Cape Town Street People Unit 0800 872 201
MID Social Development Manager 081 425 0685
MID Social Worker socialwork@mid.org.za

Wildfire

SanParks Hotline 0861 106 417
City’s Regional Fire Control 021 590 1900
Newlands Fire Base 021 689 7438
Lakeside Fire Department 021 788 1843

Animal matters

SPCA
   Lost and found 021 700 4166
   Report cruelty 021 700 4158
   After hours emergencies 083 326 1604
TEARS
   Lost and found 021 785 4482
   After hours emergencies 071 864 4849 / 083 651 6343
City Animal Control Unit 021 596 1999