News and Speeches for Department of Social Development

MEC Robbery Matter: Accused abandons plea agreement, opts for trial

24 May 2018

The armed robbery case involving the Western Cape Social Development MEC Albert Fritz has been postponed to 30 May. Read More

Minister tours Amy Foundation youth development projects

22 May 2018

The Western Cape Social Development Minister, Albert Fritz, paid a courtesy visit to the newly renamed Amy Foundation (formerly Amy Biehl) in Athlone. Read More

Minister to visit Amy Biehl Foundation to view youth development initiatives

22 May 2018

Today, the Western Cape Minister of Social Development, Albert Fritz, will visit the Amy Biehl Foundation, to view its youth development initiatives. The Department continues to partner with organizations that render services and expand... Read More

Minister Fritz launches Winter Readiness Campaign to mark International Families

14 May 2018

The Western Cape Minister of Social Development, Albert Fritz, launched the Departments Winter Readiness Campaign at the Youth Solutions Africa shelter in Zonnebloem. Read More

DSD Winter Readiness Campaign to be launched by Minister Fritz

13 May 2018

Tomorrow, the Western Cape Minister of Social Development will launch the Department’s Winter Readiness Campaign in Cape Town. Read More

Bredasdorp Integrated Youth Development Project launched by DSD

11 May 2018

The Western Cape Department of Social Development (DSD) has launched the Integrated Youth Development Project in Bredasdorp. Read More

Department to launch Integrated Youth Development Services in Bredasdorp

10 May 2018

Tomorrow, the Western Cape Department of Social Development (DSD) in partnership with the Cape Agulhas Municipality will launch the innovative Integrated Youth Development Services. Read More

World’s Oldest Man: 114 year-old Fredie Blom wished Happy Birthday

8 May 2018

The Western Cape Social Development Minister, Albert Fritz, paid a courtesy visit to centenarian and Delft resident, Fredie Blom, who celebrated his 114th Read More

World’s Oldest Man: 114 year-old Fredie Blom wished Happy Birthday

8 May 2018

The Western Cape Social Development Minister, Albert Fritz, paid a courtesy visit to centenarian and Delft resident, Fredie Blom, who celebrated his 114th Read More

ECD Hygiene & Drought Awareness Campaign comes to Langa crèche

8 May 2018

The Western Cape Social Development Minister, Albert Fritz, continued the Department’s ECD Hygiene & Drought Awareness Campaign by handing over 110 hygiene packs to children at the Luthando Pre-School in Langa. Read More

Minister to continue Hygiene & Drought Campaign at ECD Centres in Langa

8 May 2018

Today, the Western Cape Minister of Social Development will continue the Department’s ECD Hygiene & Drought c Read More

DSD social workers to assist fire devastated Khayelitsha family

7 May 2018

The Western Cape Department of Social Development (DSD) will continue to assist the remaining members of a Khayelitsha family which lost 8 family members in a fire early this morning. Read More

Donated R300 000 Consumer Studies classroom launched by Minister Fritz

7 May 2018

The Western Cape Social Development MEC, Albert Fritz, launched the newly refurbished Consumer Studies classroom at Saxonsea Secondary School. Read More

Newly upgraded R300 000 Consumer Studies classroom to be launched by MEC Fritz

3 May 2018

Tomorrow, Western Cape Social Development MEC Adv. Albert Fritz, will launch a newly upgraded R300 000 Consumer Studies classroom at Saxonsea Secondary School. The upgrade of the facility is courtesy of the generosity of the GrandWest Casino. Read More

Beaufort West local office to be launched by Minister Albert Fritz

17 April 2018

Tomorrow, Western Cape Social Development MEC Adv. Albert Fritz, will launch the department’s Beaufort West local office. Read More

25 youth participants to graduate from Youth Entrepreneurship Workshop

12 April 2018

Tomorrow, 25 youth participants who successfully completed the Youth Entrepreneurship Workshop in Robertson, will be honoured with a graduation ceremony. Read More

Department can assist parents struggling with drug-addicted children

11 April 2018

The Western Cape Department of Social Development (DSD) continues to call on parents dealing with substance abuse within the home, especially with Read More

Youth Entrepreneurship Workshop launched by Minister Fritz

9 April 2018

The Youth Entrepreneurship Workshop was officially launched today in Robertson by Western Cape Social Development MEC, Albert Fritz. Read More

Minister to launch Youth Entrepreneurship Expo in Robertson

9 April 2018

Today, the Western Cape Minister of Social Development will launch the Youth Entrepreneurship Expo in Robertson. The MEC will be joined by the Langeberg Municipality Executive Mayor, Cllr. Henry Jansen. Read More

Oudtshoorn Shelter for the Homeless launched by Minister Fritz

3 April 2018

The Oudtshoorn Shelter for the Homeless was officially launched today in the town’s centre by Western Cape Social Development MEC, Albert Fritz. The MEC was joined by Oudtshoorn Executive Mayor, Cllr. Colan Sylvester. Read More