Children and Families Directorate | Western Cape Government

Children and Families Directorate

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The Department of Social Development's Child Care and Protection Programme aims to safeguard and promote child well-being and build resilience of families and communities to  care for and protect their children. Services  The Department of Social...
If the court has ordered that a parent must pay child support, it's a criminal offence not to pay.
As parents, we have a legal duty to financially support our children. If you're the primary caregiver of a child, you have the right to apply to a maintenance court for an official demand that the other parent contributes monthly to the support of the...
All adoptions must be recorded in the child's birth register if requested by the adoptive parents.