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Youth holiday programmes: Youth opportunities continue outside of Youth month

25 June 2015

The start of the school holidays tomorrow brings a much needed break for learners and educators across the province but it is also a period where a lot of our younger residents in the province are at risk of becoming involved in negative social... Read More

Western Cape Government announces June/July school holiday youth programmes

24 June 2015

With the school holidays approaching, it is important that we, the whole of society, remain vigilant to ensure our youth remain safe during the school holiday period. Read More

Min. Albert Fritz and Min. Nomafrench Mbombo to launch Substance Abuse Awarenes

22 June 2015

Today 22 June 2015, Western Cape Social Development Minister, Mr Albert Fritz and Health Minister, Dr Nomafrench Mbombo will be visiting the Cape Town Drug Counselling Centre in Mitchells Plain to mark Substance Abuse Awareness Week which begins... Read More

Substance Abuse Awareness Week: Young people can beat the scourge of drugs

22 June 2015

Today marks the beginning of Substance Abuse Awareness Week, a campaign which seeks to raise awareness about the dangers and effects of substance abuse. Read More

Min. Albert Fritz and Min. Nomafrench Mbombo to conduct Youth Day walkabout

12 June 2015

On Monday 15 June 2015, Western Cape Social Development Minister, Mr Albert Fritz and Health Minister, Dr Nomafrench Mbombo, will conduct a walkabout to speak to young people ahead of Youth Day. Read More

Department of Social Development rolls out its Winter Readiness Programme

3 June 2015

The Western Cape Department of Social Development (DSD) is rolling out its Winter Readiness Programme, in partnership with a number of stakeholders, in order to provide vital assistance to vulnerable people living in the province. Read More

Body of teen discovered in Bredasdorp

1 June 2015

The Western Cape Department of Social Development (DSD) is sending a team of social workers to the family of the 14-year old teenage girl whose body was discovered in Zwelitsha, Bredasdorp. Read More