Media Alert: Premier Zille to Launch Drug and Crime Reduction Partnership in Helderberg
Tomorrow, Premier Helen Zille, Provincial Minister of Social Development Patricia de Lille and Cape Town Mayoral Committee Member for Social Development, Cllr Grant Pascoe, will launch a drug and crime reduction partnership project in the Helderberg.
The project will be driven by a new multi-service drug treatment and outreach centre, called the Helderberg Community Awareness, Rehabilitation and Education Services Centre. The centre will be staffed jointly by Provincial and Municipal drug treatment, probation and outreach personnel.
It will offer outpatient drug treatment, probation and diversion services to the local courts, as well as outreach and training for the greater Helderberg area. Its staff will work in close collaboration with local NGOs, police, health services, courts and other stakeholders.
All media are welcome to attend the launch.
Date: Tuesday 21 September 2010
Venue: Helderberg Community Awareness, Rehabilitation and Education Services Centre, 40 St James Street , Somerset West.
Directions to Helderberg Community Awareness, Rehabilitation and Education Services Centre:
Follow the N2 towards Somerset West,
Go straight past the first turn off for Somerset West,
Turn Left into Victoria Street,
Turn Left into Andries Pretorius Street,
Take the 3rd Left into St James Street,
Number 40 will be on the right hand side.