Umzimkulu2District: Sisonke
Local municipality: Umzimkhulu
Community served: Rietvlei, Mfundweni, Emachunwini, Umzimkhulu, Mthwane and Engele
Population: 174 426

Rietvlei Paralegal Office is located in the historical East Griqualand region, bounded by the Umzimkhulu River in the South and Umkhomazi River in the North. The office was established in 1992, since its inception the office provide free legal services to the community and deal with cases such as:

  • Social grants,
  • RAF claims,
  • Compensation claims,
  • Dependants benefits,
  • Provident fund claims and
  • UIF claims

The office conducts community educational workshops on human rights and socio-economic rights.


Vuyokazi Chitha-Rietvlei
Vuyokazi Chitha
Staff: Ms Vuyokazi Chitha

Ms Chitha started in 1999 when she obtained a Diploma in Paralegal Studies through CLRDC in partnership with the University of Kwazulu-Natal Law Faculty.  Since obtaining her Diploma, she has been working at the Paralegal office.


Office contact details

Rietvlei Paralegal office

P O Box 112

Stafford’s Post



Tel:  078 0954 863

Email:  rietvleioffice@gmail.com