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News and Speeches for Department of Social Development

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

Media Alert: Minister De Lille to Visit Dysselsdorp Farming Community

30 September 2010

Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Gerrit Van Rensburg, and Minister of Social Development, Patricia De Lille, will visit Dysselsdorp on Monday, 4th of October, 2010, at 10:00. Read More

Media Release - Minister Patricia De Lille Releases Latest Community Nutrition and Development Centres Figures

27 September 2010

A few days before the launch of Social Development Month 2010, the Department has released details on the work of the 369 Community Nutrition and Development Centres (CNDC's) in the Western Cape. Read More

Minister Patricia De Lille's Message to Alleged Kidnapper of 4 Year Old Asenathi Khohliso

27 September 2010

The Department of Social Development is extremely concerned about the whereabouts of little Asenathi Khohliso, who disappeared outside her grandmothers' home in Khayelitsha, on Sunday evening. Read More

Minister Patricia De Lille Deploys Social Workers to Khayelitsha Home of 4 Year Old Asenathi Komani

27 September 2010

I am shocked and outraged at the results of the medical examination of little Asenathi Komani of Khayelitsha, which has shown that she was brutally raped. Read More

MEDIA ALERT: MEC Meyer Visits ECD in Lena Moravian Centre

16 August 2010

Social Development supports children accommodated after fire disaster. Read More

Media Alert: Mthandeni Enrichment Centre

19 July 2010

The Department of Social Development, in partnership with the principality of Monaco, and Early Years Services, an NGO, will be opening the Mthandeni Enrichment Centre in Vredenburg. Read More

The Department of Social Development- Giving Youth Hope

8 July 2010

The Department of Social Development, will be hosting Youth Participation Workshops for youth with disabilities, during the month of July 2010. Read More

De Novo Treatment Centre - Leading Africa!

8 July 2010

The Department of Social Development is proud to announce that their De Novo treatment centre is the first in-patient drug and alcohol treatment facility in Africa to achieve international accreditation. Read More

Media Alert: Early Childhood Development

6 June 2010

The Western Cape MEC for Social Development, Dr Ivan Meyer, will be hosting a press conference on Early Childhood Development in celebration of Child Protection Month. Read More

Dr Ivan Meyer- Department of Social Development Western Cape MEC hosting a Press Conference

24 May 2010

The purpose of this conference is to share with journalists information pertaining to the New Children's Act its implications for the Department, the outcome of the Risk Factors for the Murder of Children research, as well as a synopsis of our Child... Read More

Dr Ivan Meyer- MEC for the Department of Social Development Western Cape will be hosting a Press Conference

24 May 2010

The purpose of this conference is to share with journalists information pertaining to the New Children's Act its implications for the Department, the outcome of the Risk Factors for the Murder of Children research, as well as a synopsis of our Child... Read More

MEC to visit Friends Care Centre

20 May 2010

The Provincial Minister for Social Development, Dr Ivan Meyer, will be conducting a site visit to the Friends Day Center. Read More

New Family Strengths Expo 2010

3 May 2010

The Western Cape Department of Social Development, in collaboration with other government departments and civil society organisations, will host 4 Family Strength Expo's across the Western Cape, as part of its celebration of the International Day... Read More

Media Alert- Social Work Programme of Excellence Declaration ceremony

29 March 2010

The Minister, of the Department of Social Development, Western Cape, Dr Ivan Meyer, invites you to attend the Professional Declaration Ceremony as part of the Social Work Programme of Excellence. Read More

Media Alert: MEC Ivan Meyer to Handover Assistive Devices

11 March 2010

On Monday, March 15, 2010 the MEC for the Department of Social Development, Dr Ivan Meyer, will be handing over assistive devices to the needy communities of Beaufort West, Oudtshoorn and George. Read More

Closure of Bonnytoun

11 March 2010

The Department of Social Development has a strategic mandate to fulfill. This being that we will contribute to the War on Crime, by reducing the number of trial awaiting youth through the expansion of diversion options, and strengthening substance... Read More

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