About Us


Founded in September 1910, NICRO is one of the largest, most enduring South African non-profit organisations.

NICRO specialises in social crime prevention and offender reintegration for adults and children, and has a rich history in human rights, juvenile justice and innovative criminal justice reform.

NICRO has offices in seven of the nine provinces, and renders services to approximately 12 000 to 15 000 direct beneficiaries, and touches the lives of between 40 000 and 50 000 South Africans each year.

NICRO's Vision & Commitment to a Safe South Africa

Our vision: A world without crime and violence
Our mission: To lead the way to ending crime and building safe communities