DSD Child Protection Week to be launched by Minister Fritz in Oudtshoorn | Western Cape Government



DSD Child Protection Week to be launched by Minister Fritz in Oudtshoorn

27 May 2018

Tomorrow, The Western Cape Minister of Social Development, Albert Fritz will launch Child Protection Week with an oversight visit to the DSD local office in Oudtshoorn.

In line with the Department’s ongoing prioritization of services to children and families, the Minister will make a major announcement introducing a new initiative by the Department which will enhance child protection services.

The Minister will be joined by child protection organizations, Child Welfare and ACVV who will make a presentation to the Minister.

After the oversight visit, the Minister will join other social partners (Such as the SAPS) in activities across Oudtshoorn, including field cricket, a drummies display and a puppet show for children in the area.

There will be opportunities for interviews and photographs.

Date: 28 May 2018 (Tomorrow)




  1. Visit to DSD local office based at the Thusong Centre

08h30 to 09h15

Thusong Centre

  1. Drive to Rosebank

09h15 to 09h30


  1. Field Cricket

09h30 to 10h30

Rosebank (Open field)

  1. Drummies Walk to Puppet Show (whilst cricket continues)

10h30 to 10h45


  1. Puppet Show

10h45 to 11h15

Rosebank – Corner of Bella Rosa Singel street


Time: As per table, Minister to start the day at 08:30am.

Venue:  DSD Local Office at the Thusong Centre, 12th Avenue, Bongulethu, Oudtshoorn

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

Email : Sihle.Ngobese@westerncape.gov.za