Department of Social Development Policy and Strategy Documents
|Type of Document||Year||Name of Document||National/ Provincial||Transversal/ DSD Specific||Purpose|
|Strategy||2015-2020||National Social Development Strategic Plan 2015-2020||Provincial||DSD Specific||The purpose of this strategy is to:
• To deepen social assistance and extend the scope of the contributory social security system.
• To enhance the capabilities of communities to achieve sustainable livelihoods and household food security.
• Review and reform social welfare services and financing.
• To improve and expand ECD provision.
• To strengthen coordination, integration, planning, monitoring and evaluation of services.
|Strategy||2013||City of Cape Town Social Development Strategy 2013||Provincial||City of Cape Town||The Social Development Strategy (SDS) articulates the role of the City of Cape Town in promoting and maximising social development. The SDS is structured around five high-level objectives. These are:
• Maximise income generating opportunities for people who are excluded or at risk of exclusion.
• Build and promote safe households and communities.
• Support the most vulnerable through enhancing access to infrastructure and services.
• Promote and foster social integration.
• Mobilise resources for social development.
|Strategy||2013||Western Cape Youth Development Strategy 2013||Provincial||Transversal||The purpose of this strategy is to provide a framework for all stakeholders to rethink and reposition their services and support to ensure a coordinated and continuous basket of services and support to meet the needs of different age cohorts of youth, different categories of youth and youth in different circumstances, especially those most in need.|
|Strategy||2013||A Youth Development Strategy for the Western Cape Department of Social Development 2013||Provincial||DSD Specific||The purpose of this strategy is to guide, inform and direct DSD youth development programming and priorities and to bring a strong measure of institutional and programmatic predictability. It serves as a critical planning tool which is aimed at addressing the needs of young people of the Western Cape Province.|
|Strategy||2013-2017||National Drug Master Plan (NDMP) 2013-2017||National||Transversal||The purpose of this strategy is to:
• Ensure the coordination of efforts to reduce the demand, supply and harm caused by substances of abuse.
• Ensure the sharing of current good practices in reducing harm related to substance abuse.
• Promote national, regional and international cooperation to reduce the supply of drugs and other substances of abuse.
|Strategy||2012||National Development Plan 2012||National||Transversal||The purpose of the National Development Plan (NDP) is to address and eliminate poverty and reduce inequality by 2030.|
|Strategy||2011||Integrated Social Crime Prevention Strategy 2011||National||Transversal||This strategy will be implemented in line with other existing measures aimed both at tackling crime and addressing the underlying causes of crime and violence.|
|Strategy||2011-2016||Western Cape Government Intergrated Provincial Early Childhood Development Strategy 2011-2016||Provincial||Transversal||The purpose of this strategy is to:
• Ensure that ECD services include a developmental curriculum and programmes for children.
• Create a suitable environment that will contribute to the health, nutrition, physical and social wellbeing of children.
|Strategy||2010-2015||National Social Development Strategic Plan 2010-2015||National||DSD Specific||The purpose of this strategy is to:
• Ensure the provision of comprehensive social services which protect the poor and vulnerable within the framework of the South African Constitution and subsequent legislation.
• Create an enabling environment for sustainable development.
• Deliver integrated, sustainable, and quality services in partnership with all those committed to building a caring society.
|Strategy||2007||National||DSD Specific||The purpose of this strategy is to:
• Provide a framework for the recruitment and retention of Social Workers as learners and professionals that will be committed to render services where they are most needed in the country.
• Reposition the social work profession to meet the challenges of the 21st century.
• Promote a positive image of social work as a career of choice.
• Address the concerns and conditions of service that impact negatively on service provision.
Contents: Department of Social Development Policy and Strategy Documents
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