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Archie Gumede Thusong Service Centre
​​The Archie Gumede Thusong Centre is a one-stop, integrated service centre that accommodates several departments and agencies that render services to the community. The centre provides a hub of activities and a variety of services that are provided by all spheres of Government.
Vision
All services rendered to the community by the Municipality, including those rendered by other spheres of government, will be readily accessible to all residents in the entire eThekwini Municipal Area in an equitable and user-friendly manner.
What is the connection between the Archie Gumede Thusong Centre and Sizakala Customer Care ?

​The Archie Gumede Thusong Centre, which is part of the Sizakala Programme, is one of the three types of Sizakala Customer Care Centres, namely:

  • Thusong Centre
  • One Stop Shop
  • First Stop Shop
    (See the explanation of the Sizakala Programme below)
What is the Sizakala Programme?
​The eThekwini Municipality is committed to upholding the principles of developmental Local Government and providing equitable access to Government services to all its citizens, tourists and those that work in eThekwini. These principles are at the heart of the Municipality’s integrated Development Plan that was adopted by the Municipality a few years ago.
​This program me has as its priority customer care and satisfaction, which is the core of the Batho Pele Principles. `Sizakala” is an isiZulu word, which means, `Get Help”. The Archie Gumede Thusong Centre gives practical meaning to the principles that underpin this programme.
What departments and agencies are housed at the Archie Gumede Thusong Centre?
  • Sizakala Customer Care Centre
  • Development and Planning
  • Community Participation & Action Support- (Soup Kitchen)
  • Municipal Libraries
  • Metro Police
  • Municipal Account Enquiries
  • Municipal Cashiers
  • Prepaid Card Purchases/Replacements
  • Government Communication & Information Services
  • Councillors Offices
  • Constituency Office
  • Department of Social Welfare
  • Department of Home Affairs
  • Department of Health
  • Communications and Tele Centre
  • Parliamentary Constituency Office
  • Social Development
  • Expanded Public Works
  • Clinic
  • Parks and Recreations - (Hall Bookings)
​Our Values
  • ​We value our relationship with our customers
  • We value good customer care
  • We value service excellence
  • We believe in mutual trust and understanding
How can we be of assistance to you at the Archie Gumede Thusong Centre?
  • ​We will resolve your problems related to services rendered by government.
  • We will direct you to the relevant department if it is not in the centre.
  • We will refer you to trained personnel who will deal with your problem with integrity and professionalism.
How to contact us at Archie Gumede Thusong Centre?
Address: 1106 Zazi road, Clermont
Tel: (031) 311 2549/61
Email: sizakala@durba.gov.za
Sizakala Helpline: 0800 331 011
Website: www.thusong.gov.za
Street Address: Ethekwini Metropolitan Municipality, 1106 Zazi Road, CLERMONT, 3602
Phone: 031 311 2561 / 2
Directories: Thusong Service Centres Directory: KwaZulu-Natal Thusong Service Centres
​Centre Manager: Chris Hlatshwayo, Mr
Street Address: Ethekwini Metropolitan Municipality, 1106 Zazi Road, CLERMONT, 3602
Phone: 031 311 2561 / 2
Cell: 083 965 1103
​Regional Communication Coordinator (GCIS): Vasanthi Naidoo, Ms
Street Address: Ethekwini Metropolitan Municipality, 1106 Zazi Road, CLERMONT, 3602
Phone: 031 311 2561 / 2
​​Cell: 072 245 6144
E-mail: vasanthi@gcis.gov.za
Service Provider
​Department of Home Affairs

 

​​Contact person ​Contact No​ ​​Hours Services
​​Mr Ngongoma

​​031 702 1506

​​Mon-Fri
08h00-16h00 ​
​• Identity document (ID) application

• Birth certificate
• Immigration issues

Department of Social Services and Population Development ​ ​
​​Contact person ​Contact No​ Hours ​ ​ Services
​Nobesuthu Lesuthu
​031 707 3044
Mon-Fri
08h00-16h00
​• Social grant application
• Pension fund application
​ ​
Constituency Office ​ ​
​​​​​Contact person ​​​Contact No​ Hours Services
​Lindela Ngwazi
​031 707 1039
​Mon-Fri
08h00-16h00
​• Political matters
Hospice
​​​​​​Contact person ​​​​​Contact No​ Hours Services
​Dr Mbhele
​031 707 7983
​Mon-Fri
08h00-16h00
​• Home-based care
​Qashana Khuzwayo Library
​​​​​​Contact person ​​​​​Contact No​ Hours Services
​Bongani Hlela
​031 707 5482
​Mon-Sat
08h00-16h00
​• Library services
Emergency Services
​​​​​​​Contact person ​​​​​​Contact No​ Hours Services
​Dr Mbhele
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​​Mon-Fri
08h00-16h00
​​• Emergency services
Clermont Clinic
​​​​​​​​Contact person ​​​​​​Contact No​​​ Hours Services
Sister Mkhize
031 707 5482
Mon-Fri
08h00-16h00
• Health services
Metro Police
​​​​​​​​Contact person ​​​​​​Contact No​​​ Hours Services
​​Supt Maphumulo ​​031 311 2559 ​Mon-Fri
08h00-16h00
​• Safety
Siyobathanda Special School
​​​​​​​​​Contact person ​​​​​​​Contact No​​​ Hours Services
​Janet Dlamini
​031 707 6569
​Mon-Fri
08h00-14h00
​• Children with special needs
TeleCentre
​​​​​​​​​​Contact person ​​​​​​​​Contact No​​​ Hours Services
​Mabusi Sikhakhane
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​Mon-Fri
08h00-16h00
​• Computer training
Customer Care
​​​​​​​​​​​Contact person ​​​​​​​​​Contact No​​​ Hours Services
​Victus Jama



​031 311 2548


​Mon-Fri
08h00-16h00


​• Rates, electricity, water
• Treasury
• Poverty alleviation
• Planning & development 
   (building inspector)
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UMnini Thusong Service Centre
Street Address: www.thusong.gov.za
Address: EThekwini Local Municipality, R102, Umnini District, UMGABABA, 4126
Directories: Thusong Service Centres Directory: KwaZulu-Natal Thusong Service Centres
Centre Manager: Mr. Ayanda Vezi
Address: Street Address:Ethekwini Local Municipality, R102, UMnini District, UMGABABA, 4126
Cell: 062 122 1838
Email: Ayanda.vezi@durban.gov.za ​
Regional Communication Coordinator (GCIS): Lihle Nxumalo, Ms ​ ​
Address: Street Address:Ethekwini Local Municipality, R102, UMnini District, UMGABABA, 4126
Cell: 031 301 6787
Email: lihle@gcis.gov.za