News and Speeches for Department of Social Development | Western Cape Government

News and Speeches for Department of Social Development

Statement by MEC De Lille: James Restoration Home is an Illegal Drug Rehabilitation Centre

26 October 2010

Social Development Minister Patricia de Lille says Ashley Haas and Brent Florence, the two men swept out to sea on Monday during a SABC Fokus shoot at the Wolfgat Nature Reserve, were residents of an illegal drug rehabilitation centre. Read More

MEC Patricia De Lille to Launch Department's Maiden Social Development Indaba

25 October 2010

Social Development Minister Patricia de Lille will be the keynote speaker at the Department's Indaba, which runs tomorrow and Wednesday, 26 and 27 October 2010. Read More

MEC De Lille Addresses Liquor Conference, on 'Impact of Alcohol Abuse' in Province

21 October 2010

Patricia de Lille, Western Cape Minister for Social Development, will be the keynote speaker on the second day of the Province's second Annual Liquor Conference. Read More

Media Alert: MEC De Lille To Address Khayelitsha Residents at OR Tambo Sports Complex Tomorrow Morning

19 October 2010

Social Development Minister Patricia de Lille, will tomorrow address the Khayelitsha community in the OR Tambo Sports Complex, about the progress of the Department's Community Nutrition and Development Centres (CNDCs) strategy for the area. Read More

MEC De Lille Releases Findings of Investigation Into Pinelands Partial Care Facility

17 October 2010

Social Development Minister Patricia de Lille, has today released the findings of a departmental investigation into the registration status of Aunty Dawn's Day Care (a Partial Care facility) in Pinelands. Read More

MEC Patricia de Lille confirms department investigation into death of 5 month old baby at Pinelands Daycare centre

14 October 2010

Social Development Minister Patricia de Lille has ordered a departmental investigation into the death of a 5 month old baby at a Daycare centre in Pinelands. Read More

MEC Patricia De Lille's Challenge to Fathers after Baby Dumpings

14 October 2010

Minister Patricia de Lille has this morning challenged neglectful fathers in the Western Cape 'to restore their dignity by taking responsibility for their children.' Read More

MEC Patricia De Lille's New Social Development Atlantis Office Launch Speech Notes

13 October 2010

Officially opening the doors of the new Atlantis Social Development office is a very proud moment for all of usAtlantis is a priority area for the Western Cape Government and this development is in line with a number of important Strategic... Read More

MEC Patricia De Lille Wants Khayelitsha to Help Department Eradicate Violence Against Children

12 October 2010

Social Development Minister Patricia de Lille has gone into Khayelitsha this morning with the message - "Ukuzala kukuzolula." Read More

Media Alert: Department Joins Hands with Community to Fight Against Violence Towards Children

6 October 2010

On Friday October 8, 2010 the Department of Social Development will be hosting a Door to Door Campaign in Kuyasa, Khayelitsha. Read More

Media Alert: MEC De Lille to do Site Visit to Nutrition Centre in Samora

6 October 2010

Tomorrow MEC De Lille will be visiting the Velde Vrede Hall, Samora, to do a monitoring and evaluation exercise.  Read More