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Cape Shack Fires: DSD teams on the ground providing social relief

30 November 2015

The Western Cape Minister of Social Development, Adv. Albert Fritz, will visit the scene of the devastating fire in Masiphumelele, outside Cape Town. Read More

Minister Fritz to attend Youth Skills Transfer Programme graduation

27 November 2015

Western Cape Social Development Minister, Adv. Albert Fritz, will address the fourth Youth Skills Transfer Programme (YSTP) graduation ceremony of 40 youth participants from the Cape Winelands region. Read More

Minister Fritz disappointed at little remorse shown by SASSA 5

25 November 2015

The Western Cape Minister of Social Development, Adv. Albert Fritz, is disappointed at the seemingly scant regard shown by the five convicted former SASSA employees for the seriousness of their crime, during their sentencing trial. Read More

16 Days of Activism: Over R630 million in DSD support for women and children

25 November 2015

As we commemorate the beginning of the national 16 Days of Activism against Violence on Women and Children, the Western Cape Department of Social Development (DSD) is proud to be leading the whole-of-society response to the abuse of women and... Read More

Universal Children’s Day: Over R600 million in DSD support for WC children

20 November 2015

The Western Cape Minister of Social Development, Adv. Albert Fritz, visited the Stepping Stones Creche in District 6 to commemorate Universal Children’s Day (20 November 2015). Read More

Department welcomes conviction of five social grant fraudsters

11 November 2015

The Western Cape Department of Social Development welcomes the guilty verdict handed down yesterday at the Specialized Commercial Crimes Court in Bellville to five former SASSA employees. Read More

2016 Ministerial Youth Excellence Awards

6 November 2015

The DSD Youth Development Strategy proposes an Annual Awards Ceremony  to be hosted by the Minister for Social Development. The awards ceremony will provide the opportunity for government to recognise, affirm and reward excellence in youth... Read More