Ottery Youth Centre

Season 5 Episode 25

Thu, 27 Nov 2014 10:00pm

“There comes a time where you feel the pressure’s too much…..especially when you’re feeling down…..nothing that you do for them works. Then the one that you least expect it from walks up to you, gives you a hug and tells you; ‘I am willing to change, will you help me?’ It takes you from subzero to rebirth and it’s a lekker feeling”

The dedicated team at the Ottery Youth Care Centre work tirelessly to rehabilitate troubled youths. Most have committed criminal offenses and instead of a prison sentence they are sent to the Ottery Youth Care Centre. The Centre provides rehabilitative care and education to young boys between the ages of 12-18 years who more often that not come from broken homes. The team relates their experiences, their triumphs and tribulations and the passion that motivates them each day.

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Film Credits

Director: Jo Menell/ Richard Mills

Produced by: Street Talk Stories

Researcher: Wisaal Abrahams

Camera: Monde Matyumza

Sound: Thina Daniel

Editor: Monde Matyumza

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