Putting People First: Social Development Month 2012 | Western Cape Government

Putting People First: Social Development Month 2012

(Western Cape Government)

October is Social Development Month, and the Department of Social Development would like to use this opportunity to highlight programmes which the Department offers.

The Western Cape has a number of social problems which can only be solved if communities and government work together. Some of the more pressing issues include drug and alcohol abuse as well as teen pregnancies.

The Western Cape Government aims to foster a self-reliant society. Offering support structures to the poor and vulnerable members of society.

    Programmes and Support
    The Department of Social Development can provide specialised assistance and advice for specific issues for the following programmes:
    • Children & Families.
    • Youth Development
    • Persons with Disabilities
    • Social Crime Prevention
    • Sustainable Livelihoods /Poverty Reduction
    • Older Persons
    • Substance Abuse
    For detailed advice and assistance on a related issue which you or a loved one may be facing, contact your nearest regional office:

    West Coast
    Tel: 022 713 2272
    Matzikama (Vredendal)
    Cedarberg (Clanwilliam)
    Bergriver ( Piketberg)
    Saldanha (Vredenburg)
    Swartland (Malmesbury)
    Cape Winelands and Overberg
    Tel: 023 348 5300
    Witzenberg (Ceres)
    Drakenstein (Paarl)
    Stellenbosch (Stellenbosch)
    Breede Valley (Worcester)
    Breede River Winelands (Robertson)
    Theewaterskloof (Caledon)
    Overstrand (Hermanus)
    Cape Agulhas (Bredasdorp)
    Swellendam (Swellendam)
    Rural Eden/Karoo
    Tel: 044 801 4300
    Kannaland (Ladismith/Calitzdorp)
    Hessequa (Riversdale)
    Mossel Bay (Mossel Baai)
    George (George)
    Oudtshoorn (Oudtshoorn)
    Bitou (Plettenbergbaai)
    Knysna (Knysna)
    Laingsburg Laingsburg)
    Prince Albert (Prins Albert)
    Beaufort West (Beaufort West)
    Metro North
    Tel: 021 597 1025
    Bellville SDA (Bellville)
    Delft SDA ( Delft)
    Elsiesriver SDA (Elsies)/Goodwood
    Atlantis SDA (Atlantis)
    Milnerton SDA (Milnerton)
    Cape Town SDA Cape Town)
    Langa SDA (Langa)
    Metro East
    Tel: 021 900 4500
    Kraaifontein SDA
    Eerste River SDA
    Somerset West SDA
    Khayelitsha 1 SDA
    Khayelitsha 2 SDA
    Khayelitsha 3 SDA
    Metro South
    Tel: 021 763 6280
    Athlone SDA
    Gugulethu SDA
    Philippi SDA
    Mitchell's Plain 1 SDA
    Mitchell's Plain 2 SDA
    Wynberg SDA
    Retreat SDA
    Fishhoek SDA
The content on this page was last updated on 15 March 2014