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Department hosts third annual DSD Youth Excellence Awards

29 November 2017

The Western Cape Minister for Social Development, Adv. Albert Fritz, yesterday addressed more than 500 guests at the third annual Department of Social Development (DSD) Youth Excellence Awards. Read More

16 Days of Activism: Over R683-million to support women and children

27 November 2017

As we commemorate the national 16 Days of Activism against Violence on Women and Children, the Western Cape Department of Social Development (DSD) is calling on citizens to take a stand against violence and abuse! Read More

Department to host 3rd annual Minister Youth Excellence Awards

27 November 2017

Tomorrow, the Department of Social Development will host the 3rd annual Ministerial Youth Excellence Awards. Read More

Western Cape Government supports Paxton Fielies

14 November 2017

The Western Cape Government is urging all residents of the province to back 16-year old Bishop Lavis local, and Idols finalist, Paxton Fielies, to win this year’s competition. Read More

SA Post Office and SASSA agreement cautiously welcomed by province

8 November 2017

I cautiously welcome news that the South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) and the South African Post Office (SAPO) will come to an agreement on the payment of social grants. Read More

National Children’s Day: Over R650 million in DSD support for WC children

1 November 2017

The Western Cape Department of Social Development (DSD) has prioritized the development and protection of the province’s 1 739 425 children. Our Children and Families programme receives R651.5-million, which is the second largest funding allocation. Read More