Department to host child justice Probation Services Workshop | Western Cape Government


Department to host child justice Probation Services Workshop

21 September 2017

Tomorrow, the Western Cape Department of Social Development will host the provincial child justice Probation Services Workshop.

The Department has invited child justice experts, Magistrate judges, Probation Social Workers, and NGO partners who manage Child & Youth Care Centres (CYCCs) to join us for a workshop to discuss how we can collectively improve our efforts to deliver on the Child Justice Act of 2008.

This Act makes provision for the care and probation services to children who are in conflict with the law.

The Western Cape Minister of Social Development, Albert Fritz, will address the Probation Workshop.

The multi-stakeholder meeting will have representatives from the;

  • South African Police Services,
  • The Judiciary (Children’s Courts),
  • The Department of Justice & Constitutional Development,
  • The National Prosecuting Authority,
  • Legal Aid Board,
  • Various child justice and CYCC NGO partners.

There will be an opportunity for photographs and interviews.

Time: 08:00 am (Tomorrow)

Venue: National Prosecuting Authority, 115 Buitengracht Street, Cape Town

Media Enquiries: 

Sihle Ngobese

Spokesperson for Albert Fritz, Minister of Social Development

Western Cape Government

7th floor, 14 Queen Victoria Street, Cape Town, 8000

Tel : (021) 483 9217

Cell :  076 083 6543

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