News and Speeches for Department of Social Development

Mandela Day: Minister Fritz joins charity drive by celebrity Chef, Jenny Morris

19 July 2018

The Western Cape Social Development Minister, Albert Fritz, commemorated Mandela Day by joining celebrity Chef, Jenny Morris for the soup kitchen charity drive. Read More

Mandela Day - Minister Fritz to join Chef, Jenny Morris charity event

17 July 2018

Tomorrow the Western Cape Minister of Social Development, Read More

Mandela Month: Child Play Therapy Room launched in Mitchells Plain Local Office

16 July 2018

As part of our Mandela Month commemorations and in the run-up to Mandela Day, the Western Cape Department of Social Development launched an innovative Child Play Therapy Room at the Mitchells Plain local office. Read More

Minister welcomes 20 new EPWP interns to tackle FAS on West Coast

11 July 2018

The Western Cape Minister of Social Development, Albert Fritz, welcomed 20 interns who will be trained and tasked with tackling Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) in Vredendal and surrounding rural communities on the West Coast. Read More

Minister Fritz to welcome 20 new EPWP interns to fight FAS in Vredendal

11 July 2018

Today, the Western Cape Minister of Social Development, A Read More

DSD Winter Campaign taken to Vredendal shelter by Minister Fritz

10 July 2018

Today, the Western Cape Minister of Social Development, Albert Fritz, will continue the Department’s Winter Campaign on the West Coast. The Minister will visit the Onse Kaia Shelter in Vredendal to oversee its operations, and donate to the shelter... Read More

Department to celebrate graduation of 130 Child & youth Care workers

5 July 2018

Today, the Western Cape Minister of Social Development, A Read More

130 officials graduate from intensive Child & Youth Care course

5 July 2018

The Western Cape Minister of Social Development, Albert Fritz, handed over graduation certificates to 130 officials who completed an intensive one Read More

Minister Fritz to hold door-to-door in Mitchells Plain

25 June 2018

Tomorrow, to mark International Day Against of Substance Read More

Eastridge shallow grave: Minister to visit family where child corpse was found

25 June 2018

The Western Cape Minister of Social Development, Adv. Read More

Substance Abuse Awareness Week: 35 000 assisted to beat the scourge of drugs

24 June 2018

The Western Cape Department of Social Development (DSD) has launched its Substance Abuse Awareness Week, which will also include the marking of International Day Against Drug Abuse & Illicit Trafficking on Tuesday. Read More

DSD joins with City of Cape Town to launch innovative Delft Focus Table

20 June 2018

The Western Cape Department of Social Development (DSD) has joined forces with the City of Cape Town to launch the innovative Focus Table initiative in Delft. The Delft Focus Table is an action committee composed of; social workers, SAPS, Read More

DSD local offices disrupted by striking SASSA staff

20 June 2018

The Western Cape Department of Social Development (DSD) condemns the intimidation and disruptive behaviour by striking South African Social Securit Read More

DSD local offices disrupted by striking SASSA staff

20 June 2018

The Western Cape Department of Social Development (DSD) condemns the intimidation and disruptive behaviour by striking South African Social Securit Read More

Kidnapped Gugulethu Baby Found: Department social workers to assist mother

19 June 2018

The Western Cape Department of Social Development (DSD) commends the South African Police Services on their swift action in finding the kidnapped 2 month-old Gugule Read More

Minister Fritz to join City of Cape Town at launch of Delft Focus Table

19 June 2018

Today, Western Cape Minister of Social Development, Alber Read More

Minister joins celebration of 16 graduate Grandwest bursary recipients

8 June 2018

To mark Youth Month, the Western Cape Minister of Social Development, Albert Fritz, addressed the Grandwest CSI bursary graduation ceremony. Read More

Grandwest CSI Bursary Graduation dinner to be addressed by Minister Fritz

7 June 2018

Tomorrow, as we mark Youth Month commemorations, the West Read More

Child Protection Week focus group to be hosted with Grade 7 learners

4 June 2018

Today, Minister Fritz will end the official Child Protection Week programme by hosting 50 learners from various s Read More

Child Protection Week: 140 sanitary pad packs donated to rural girls

3 June 2018

As part of our focus on the girl-child during Child Protection Week, the Western Cape Minister of Social Development, Albert Fritz, donated 140 sanitary pad packs i Read More