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Minister calls on WC to support fire victims

30 October 2018

The Minister of Social Development in the Western Cape, Albert Fritz, conveys his deepest condolences to the family of the eight Karatara residents who lost their lives in a fire yesterday. The victims of the fire include two women, an unborn child... Read More

WC DSD supports fire victims in Overcome Heights

29 October 2018

The Minister of Social Development in the Western Cape, Albert Fritz, conveys his deepest sympathies to those who have been displaced due to a fire that broke out on Thursday 25 October in the Overcome Heights informal settlement in Lavender Hills. Read More

DSD in WC supports fire victims and calls for caution

22 October 2018

The Minister of Social Development in the Western Cape, Albert Fritz, conveys his deepest condolences to the family of Read More

Empowering Girl Child through skills development

11 October 2018

Today, the Western Cape Department of Social Development (DSD) celebrates the International Day of the Girl Child and its theme, ‘With Her: A skilled GirlForce’.   Read More

SASSA’s striking staff disrupt Social Services and Grants

10 October 2018

The Western Cape Department of Social Development (DSD) condemns the South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) for yet again disrupting the delivery of services and the distribution of social grants to millions of beneficiaries. Read More

SASSA’s striking staff disrupt Social Services and Grants

10 October 2018

The Western Cape Department of Social Development (DSD) condemns the South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) for yet again disru Read More

DSD Annual Report 2017/18

9 October 2018

Today, the Western Cape Minister of Social Development, Adv. Albert Fritz, tabled the department’s annual report for the 2017/18 financial year. The Department has obtained a clean audit for the fifth consecutive year. Read More