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News and Speeches for Department of Social Development

Minister Patricia De Lille Dispatches Officials to Survivors of at Least Seven Weekend Fires, Affecting 226 Capetonians

27 February 2011

Patricia de Lille, the Minister for Social Development in the Western Cape, has dispatched departmental personnel to assist the survivors of at least seven devastating fires since Friday, 25 February.Friday Read More

Minister De Lille Wants More Crèche Owners to Apply for Amnesty

23 February 2011

860 registration packages already collected by operators 'shows parents are working with us,' says De Lille Read More

Ministers De Lille and Van Rensburg Visit Community Projects on Villiersdorp Farms

17 February 2011

Patricia de Lille, the MEC for Social Development will join Gerrit van Rensburg, her Agriculture counterpart on a visit to community projects on the Theewaterskloof and Boskloof farms, in the Villiersdorp area. Read More

Minister De Lille Deploys Social Worker to Macassar Family of Missing Baby

16 February 2011

Patricia de Lille, the Western Cape Minister for Social Development yesterday evening deployed a social worker to the Macassar home of a missing seven-month-old baby. Read More

Minister De Lille Shares Her Birthday with 100-Year-Old Eerste River Resident

16 February 2011

Patricia de Lille, the Minister for Social Development in the Western Cape will this morning at 10H00 have birthday tea with 100-year old Ms Alida Lewis, who was born on the same day 40 years before her.Ms De Lille and Ms Lewis were born on 17... Read More

Minister De Lille Receives Report on Dissapearance of Seven-Month-Old Macassar Baby

16 February 2011

Patricia de Lille, the Western Cape Minister for Social Development, has received the social worker report on the disappearance of a seven-month-old baby boy in Macassar, on Tuesday evening. Read More

Minister De Lille Dispatches Baby Packs, Food and Blankets to 470 Imizamo Yethu Shack Fire Victims

13 February 2011

Patricia de Lille, the Minister for Social Development in the Western Cape, early yesterday morning dispatched departmental personnel to Hout Bay's Imizamo Yethu Informal Settlement, which was ravaged by a fire.The fire began shortly before sunrise. Read More

Media Alert: Minister De Lille Addresses Early Childhood Development Students at the College of Cape Town

10 February 2011

"Studies show that Early Childhood Development is crucial to the development of a stable and well-adjusted adult." says MEC De Lille Read More

Minister De Lille to Attend Second Homecoming at District Six Tomorrow

10 February 2011

Patricia de Lille, the Minister for Social Development, is attending the handover of houses at District Six tomorrow afternoon.All members of the media are invited to attend.Time and date15:00, Friday 11 February 2011Venue Read More

Media Alert: Minister De Lille to Deliver Speech at the Fourth Pan African Burns Society

6 February 2011

Minister Patricia de Lille, will tomorrow deliver the opening address at the fourth Pan African Burns Society Conference. Read More

Minister De Lille Explains Six-Month Amnesty Period for Unregistered Crèches

1 February 2011

Today marks the first day of the Western Cape Department of Social Development's Amnesty Period for the province's more than 1 500 unregistered crèches. Read More