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The International 16 Days of Activism campaign focuses on generating an increased awareness of the negative impact that violence and abuse have on women and children, and the social fabric of our society. The campaign starts on 25 November and ends on 10 December every year.
What you can do to help:
The National Assembly will host the debate on the 2014 State of the Nation Address from 18 to 19 February, starting at 14:00. President Jacob Zuma’s reply will follow on Thursday, 20 February 2014 at 14:00.
Parliament will be live streaming the debate.
Given our current economic state, where the cost of living continues to increase and unemployment remains high, learning the importance of savings and financial management has become crucial.
This is an overview of the Department of Community Safety activities as a part of its targeted Covid-19 hotspot plan interventions in the community of Khayelitsha.
An open opportunity society for all
This charter reflects the commitments and obligations of the Department of Community Safety and its implementation partners in Batho Pele “People First”: A better life for all South Africans by putting safety first. It is our commitment to our customers that we will do our utmost to help and provide them with the quality of service the deserve.
The Department of Community Safety aims to increase safety for all the people in the Province by promoting professional policing through effective oversight, by ensuring the safety at all public buildings and spaces, to facilitate safety partnerships and programmes and to build greater safety and security organisational resilience.
2The Minister of the Department of Community Safety, Albert Fritz hosts a monthly radio show to showcase the departments activities and involvement in the communities of the Western Cape. This platform also allows the public to engage the Minster with their concerns and suggestions in creating a safer province for all.
The Community Safety Radio show simulcasts from Bush Radio and airs on the following Radio Stations:
We are in the process of preparing a Request for Proposal/Quotation to find a suitable solution to satisfy these requirements and would like to incorporate their feedback in this.Please respond by 12 March 2010 to:
Dr Shaheem de Vries at Sdevries@pgwc.gov.za.
This page displays the organisational structure for the Department of Human Settlements. Click on the applicable business unit to view its description and contents.
We've been awarded for our excellent performance in various categories.
The awards and nominations received since 2012 are listed below:
Find out how the Western Cape Government's 13 departments will be spending their allocated budget.
The Department of Human Settlements is responsible for developing sustainable integrated human settlements in the Western Cape. This means that we are tasked with creating human settlements that allow its residents to access social and economic opportunities close to where they live.
The department has established a Supplier Database for organisations to register their offerings.
Kindly do register to be on the database to be informed about future departmental bids related to this project.
Please see steps below on how to register:
All potential service providers offering workplace-based programmes for Occupations, which includes short courses; specialized training; and other related services, are required to register on the Departmental Panel of Suppliers Database.
Drug abuse and illicit drug trafficking remains a serious problem that affects people of all ages and backgrounds.
In 1987, the United Nations General Assembly decided to observe 26 June as International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking, to promote a drug-free society.
The Directorate administers and manages the EPP, which is based on activities to be performed by Community Police Forums (CPFs) in accordance with section 18 of the South African Police Services Act, No. 68 of 1995.
Community Police Forums
This Directorate is mandated to:
- monitor police conduct;
- assess the effectiveness of visible policing; and
- to oversee the effectiveness and efficiency of the police service.
The objective is to contribute towards the Promotion of Professional Policing (PPP) through effective oversight in the Province.
The Directorate performs the following functions:
Conducts research on community safety needs and interests in order to:
- inform stakeholders;
- influence the allocation of policing and safety resources; and
- impact on public policy and implementation.
The results of the research are distributed among key stakeholders in government and civil society and many of the reports are available on the Provincial Government website. Click here to see the reports.
This Directorate partners with key role players in the field of safety to focus on the implementation of safety promotion programmes with an emphasis on youth, women and children.
Community engagements are facilitated with community leaders on issues of policing and safety in the Province.
The Directorate supports the following strategic safety partnerships:
- Chrysalis Academy;
- the Youth Work Programme; and
- the Youth Safety and Religion Partnership (YSRP) programme.
Every year from 3 November to 3 December, we commemorate Disability Rights Awareness Month to honour and show support for people living with disabilities in our communities.
A month dedicated to people with disabilities
The month is aimed at creating awareness and is dedicated to:
This is the list of all the Emergency Numbers for reporting emergencies. Please contact the applicable number within your region.
There is a depth of history and information that can be found among the rows of volumes and old records at the Western Cape Archives. If you look closely you will discover all sorts of interesting pieces of history – the way that records were written, bound and used, the kind of evidence they hold and the reasons people created them.
Contact details of Magistrate's Courts in South Africa, A - M
The Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry renders clinical services, consultation, education, training and research as core activities. The clinical services associated with the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry are based at two sites, Red Cross War Memorial Children's Hospital and Sawkins Road.
Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (DCAP)
46 Sawkins Road, Rondebosch
Tel.: 021 685 4103
Fax: 021 685 4107
The Western Cape Government will be hosting information sessions with the intention of creating awareness and registering suppliers on the Centralised Supplier Database as mandated by the National Treasury.
Suppliers are invited to attend these sessions and requested to come with the following required information in order to be registered on the CSD:
The Western Cape Government (WCG) will be hosting information sessions with the intention of creating awareness and registering suppliers on the Centralised Supplier Database as mandated by the National Treasury.
This guide is brought to you by the Department of Community Safety.
The booklet assists in:
DRAFT REGULATIONS RELATING TO THE CONSULTATION PROCESS FOR LISTING HERITAGE RESOURCES IN THE HERITAGE REGISTER AND FOR THE DESIGNATION OF HERITAGE AREAS
The Western Cape Provincial Government has published the Draft Western Cape Museum Ordinance Amendment Bill, 2020 for public comment on 28 February 2020 under Provincial Gazette 8212.
Please click here to download the draft.
The closing date for comments is 30 March 2020.
Comment on the Department of Transport and Public Works Draft Western Cape Provincial Transport Infrastructure Bill, 2020. The Bill was advertised in Provincial Gazette Extraordinary 8192 on 22 January 2020 and comments close on 31 March 2020.
The Draft Western Cape Provincial Transport Infrastructure Bill, 2020 sets out rules for the administration of roads and other transport infrastructure in the Province.
A large percentage of motorists drive vehicles with badly tuned engines, which means that money is literally blown out through the exhaust pipe! The Department of Minerals and Energy urges fuel consumers to follow these consumption-conscious driving techniques to make each litre of petrol go further.
If you are going to be driving long distances this school holidays, please take a break every 200km or every 2 hours.
The Western Cape Department of Community Safety aims to create awareness around safety of women in our communities this August with the theme of “Women Persist – Men Resist”.
Working with victims of abuse and violence
The Department of Community Safety invites suitably qualified and registered Non-Profit Organisations (NPOs) to submit business plans to assist the Department of Community Safety in executing its Expanded Public Works Programme (EPWP).
Organisations with the following criteria are invited to submit business plans that indicates clearly their ability, capacity and staffing arrangements to meet the requirements in 3 a, b and c below: