News and Speeches for Department of Social Development | Western Cape Government

22Covid-19 Alerts

COVID-19 Vaccine Information and Dashboard

View Vaccine information

TB Information and Dashboard

View TB information

News and Speeches for Department of Social Development

Minister Fritz Delivers a Budget for Youth

27 March 2019

Today, the Minister of Social Development, Albert Fritz, delivered the speech for budget vote 7 to the Western Cape Provincial Parliament. Read More

Minister Fritz to Deliver Social Development Budget Vote

26 March 2019

Tomorrow, the Minister of Social Development, Albert Fritz, will deliver the speech for budget vote 7 to the Western Cape Provincial Parliament. Amongst others, this budget will focus on: Expanding Early Childhood Development Centres (ECDs); Read More

Upholding the Dignity of Intellectually Disabled Persons

20 March 2019

As we commemorate both Human Rights Day and International Down-Syndrome Day, I would like to highlight the role of Government in ensuring the right to dignity for p Read More

Minister Fritz Launches 10th Youth Café in Uniondale

13 March 2019

Today, the Western Cape Minister of Social Development, Albert Fritz, launched the Province’s tenth Youth Café in Uniondale, in partnership with the Garden Route Di Read More

Minister Fritz to Launch Uniondale Youth Café

10 March 2019

On 13 March 2019, the Western Cape Minister of Social Development, Albert Fritz, will be launching the Uniondale Youth Café in partnership with the Garden Route District Municipality and the George Local Municipality. Read More

Minister Fritz Commends Conquerors of GBV

7 March 2019

As we commemorate International Women’s Day, I would like to commend the many brave women who were once victims of gender-based violence (GBV) and abuse but who tod Read More

Minister Fritz Condemns Shooting Resulting in Death of 3 Year Old Boy

5 March 2019

The Minister of Social Development, Albert Fritz, has condemned the shooting in Pook se Bos, Rylands, that resulted in the death of a t Read More

Minister Fritz Urges Parents to Practice Safe Internet Use with Children

1 March 2019

Amidst recent reports of the Momo challenge circulating on the internet; the Minister of Social Development, Albert Fritz, is calling on parents to teach their chil Read More