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WC DSD and Partners Combating Teen Addiction

30 January 2019

The Minister of Social Development, Albert Fritz, commends the Mudita Foundation, a Western Cape Department of Social Development (WC DSD) funded NPO, for its great strides in providing high quality mental health care and substance abuse treatment... Read More

We cannot afford to put an end to adoptions

25 January 2019

I recently spoke with a concerned adoptive father regarding Sections 249 and 259 of the Amendment Bill for the Children’s Act of 2005 which will ensure that all fee Read More

Adoption Amendments Deny Opportunity to Most Vulnerable Children

22 January 2019

Families are the bedrock of any society and are the most important social unit in providing a nurturing and supportive environment for children to thrive and grow. Read More

MEC Fritz condemns amendments to adoptiive laws

22 January 2019

The Western Cape Minister of Social Development, Albert Fritz, condemns the steam-rolling of recent amendments to Sections 249 and 259 of the Children’s Act of 2005 Read More

MEC Fritz Commends Successful Family Restoration Project

22 January 2019

As we conclude the current financial year, I want acknowledge the outstanding work of the Western Cape Department of Social Development on the ‘Families At Risk’ pr Read More