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News and Speeches for Department of Social Development

International Foetal Alcohol Syndrome Disorder Day

9 September 2014

In commemorating International Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) Day, the Western Cape Government is proud to be at the forefront of delivering and supporting initiatives tackling the problem in the province. Read More

International Day of Charity: whole of society can make a difference

5 September 2014

With today marking International Day of Charity, Western Cape Minister of Social Development, Albert Fritz, will commemorate the day by donating blankets to the Salvation Army in Goodwood. Read More

Minister Fritz addresses GROW Leadership graduation

2 September 2014

Minister Albert Fritz yesterday attended the graduation ceremony of GROW Leadership programme, which is run by our NGO partner in the Youth Café programme, R-Labs. Read More

Minister Albert Fritz to attend UWC Substance Abuse Graduation

25 August 2014

Minister Albert Fritz will be delivering the keynote address at the University of the Western Cape (UWC) Community Engagement Substance Abuse graduation ceremony. Read More

Minister Albert Fritz and Minister Mbombo to visit Cornflower Primary MOD centre

18 August 2014

On Monday, 18 August 2014 Minister of Social Development, Mr Albert Fritz and Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Dr Nomafrench Mbombo will be visiting the Cornflower Primary School MOD centre in Lentegeur, Mitchell’s Plain. Read More

Opiate Substitution Treatment Programme Showing World-class Results

18 August 2014

The Western Cape Government is proud to be at the forefront of the fight against drug and substance abuse in the province. Read More

Minister Albert Fritz to Attend Substance Abuse Impact Forum

18 August 2014

Minister Fritz will deliver a keynote address at the Substance Abuse Impact Forum, hosted jointly by the South African Medical Research Council (SAMRC) and RTI International. Read More

International Youth Day: Youth Cafés Empowering Young People

12 August 2014

As we mark the United Nations International Youth Day, the Western Cape Provincial Government is proud to be playing a leading role in the empowerment and advancement of young people between 14-25 years living in the province. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Fritz to Unveil Service Directory for Victims of Crime

6 August 2014

As part of the focus for Women’s Month, Minister Fritz, will unveil a directory of services for victims of crime and violence. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Albert Fritz to Attend Subcouncil 12 Women’s Day Event

6 August 2014

As part of the focus for women’s month, Minister Fritz, will tomorrow address the Subcouncil 12 Women’s Day Gala Dinner in Mitchells Plain. Read More

Rocklands Youth Café Produces More Graduates

4 August 2014

Western Cape Minister of Social Development, Albert Fritz, in January launched the province’s first Youth Café in Rocklands Mitchell’s Plain, followed by another one at Vangate Mall in July this year. Read More

Minister Albert Fritz Attended Chrysalis Academy Graduation

4 August 2014

On 2 August 2014, Minister Albert Fritz gave the keynote address at the graduation ceremony of the 14 Alpha group at the Chrysalis Academy. Read More

Call for Proposals: Evaluation of Criminal Capacity of Children

4 August 2014

Invitation for proposals on categories of persons competent to conduct evaluations of the Criminal Capacity of Children in terms of The Read More

Minister Fritz and DSD Keeping the Elderly warm on Mandela Day

23 July 2014

A heartfelt thank you to the staff who gave so generously to warm the bodies and hearts of the elderly at the GH Starck Centre. Our gesture was truly appreciated and it was indeed a privilege to share a special 96th birthday with one of the... Read More

Department of Social Development to do Blanket Donation for Mandela Day

17 July 2014

Western Cape Minister of Social Development, Albert Fritz, and a team from the Department of Social Development (DSD), will tomorrow be spending their 67minutes visiting the residents of the GH Starck Centre in Hanover Park. Read More

Minister Albert Fritz to Launch a New Youth Café

7 July 2014

Western Cape Minister of Social Development, Albert Fritz, will launch the Province’s second Youth Café. Following the success of the first Youth Café in Rocklands, Mitchell’s Plain, the Minister will expand this service to benefit youth in Athlone... Read More

Minister Fritz Paints with Disabled Youth for Charity

7 July 2014

Minister Fritz today joined disabled children in creating paintings at Sterreweg, a centre providing care for special needs and disabled children and youth. Read More

Minister Fritz to Paint with Disabled Youths for Charity

4 July 2014

Minister Fritz will visit Sterreweg, a centre providing care for children and youth who are disabled and have special needs. The facility runs the Paint a Future initiative. Read More

Western Cape Government to Ensure Safety of Young People During Holidays

26 June 2014

Joint Media Release by Minister of Social Development, Albert Fritz, Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Nomafrench Mbombo, Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato and Minister of Education, Debbie Schafer Read More

Minister Fritz to Attend City of Cape Town Exhibition

26 June 2014

To commemorate International Drug Awareness Day, Minister Albert Fritz will attend and address an exhibition on Prevention and Early Intervention hosted by the City of Cape Town. Read More

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