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Minister Fritz to attend Community Chest Capacity Building Training Graduation

19 October 2015

Western Cape Social Development Minister, Adv. Albert Fritz, will address the Capacity Building Training graduation ceremony hosted by the Community Chest. Read More

Minister Fritz pledges support on International Day of the Girl Child

13 October 2015

Western Cape Social Development Minister, Adv. Albert Fritz, today donated sanitary packs and personal hygiene goods to the Caring4Girls campaign at the Canal Walk Dischem store, to mark the UN International Day of the Girl Child. Read More

Minister Fritz to attend CYCC & Substance Abuse Treatment Centre Choir Festival

9 October 2015

Western Cape Social Development Minister, Adv. Albert Fritz, will address the Choir Festival to be hosted by the Department of Social Developments Child & Youth Care Centres (CYCCs) and substance abuse treatment facilities. Read More

Minister Fritz to pledge support for the Caring4Girls campaign

9 October 2015

To mark the UN International Day of the Girl Child on Sunday the Western Cape Social Development Minister, Adv. Albert Fritz, will pledge support for the Caring4Girls campaign in partnership with Dischem. Read More

Digital substance abuse campaign goes live

7 October 2015

The Department of Social Development this weekend launches an innovative anti-substance abuse campaign, using online and social media platforms. We recognise the need to be present on the platforms young people frequent. Channels to be used include... Read More

Social Development Month: DSD services expanded by over 100% since 2009

7 October 2015

As we mark Social Development Month in October, the Western Cape Department of Social Development (DSD) is proud to be playing a leading role in building a self-reliant society. Read More

Minister Fritz to attend Youth Skills Transfer Programme graduation

7 October 2015

Western Cape Social Development Minister, Adv. Albert Fritz, will address the second Youth Skills Transfer Programme (YSTP) graduation ceremony of 60 youth participants in Mossel Bay. Read More

International Day of Non-Violence: DSD strengthens support for victims

7 October 2015

With today marking International Day of Non-Violence, the Department of Social Development (DSD) is playing a leading role in supporting victims of violence and abuse. Read More

International Day of Older Persons: tougher stance to be taken on abusers

1 October 2015

With today marking International Day of Older Persons, the Western Cape Minister of Social Development, Adv. Albert Fritz, will pay an oversight visit to 75 older persons at the Vredendal Tehuis (Old Age Home). Read More