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A full-spectrum of targeted services is key to tackling substance abuse/misuse

20 February 2020

Minister Fernandez conducted a site visit to Saltun Bahu facility and Cape Town Drug Counselling Centre yesterday, to highlight measures that promote social cohesion in high crime areas. Read More

Teen Suicide Prevention Week

11 February 2020

Today is the start of Teen Suicide Prevention Week, which runs from 11 to the 18th of February 2020. Read More

Minister Fernandez visits a registered ECD facility

6 February 2020

As part of the Department of Social Development (DSD) registration drive, Minister Fernandez v Read More

Collaboration needed to address Violence Against Women and Children

3 February 2020

On Friday, 31 January 2020, the Western Cape Minister of Social Development, Sharna Fernandez led a stakeholder engagement with the South African Police Service (SAPS) and other key role-players namely, the National Department of Justice, the... Read More