The Elderly Care Fund for Retired Police Officials is a registered Non Profit Company (NPC) that focus on enhancing the quality of life of the retired South African Police Services Employees and ensure they age with dignity and grace. It was founded in 1983 by a group of Women’s Officers Club from the SAPS Logistic Division.
The purpose of the organization is to give direct and indirect promotion of the Social welfare for retired police officials and Public Services Act personnel and their spouses as well as widows and widowers of deceased police officials and Public Service Act members. The services includes therapeutic services, support to the widowers and widows regarding pension application and Polmed continuation, general Polmed enquiries, support groups in most of the communities, home visits and emergency aid to those in need.
The ECF do not receive any financial support from the State or SAPS and obtain its income from:-
- Voluntery contribution by South African Police Services serving members, retirees and members and private donors
- Fundraising Projects