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DSD provides access of development services for disabled children

26 April 2022

Care and services to children with severe and profound disabilities will become more accessible, as Western Cape Minister of Social Development, Ms Sharna Fernandez hands over an adapted vehicle to the Vrolike Vinkies Enrichment and Development... Read More

Working together to protect our children over the Easter Break

14 April 2022

During the Easter Weekend, there are often cases of missing children and child abandonment, reported to the Western Cape Department of Social Development. Read More

WC Social Development moves forward with new shelter for homeless citizens

12 April 2022

The Western Cape Department of Social Development (DSD) has allocated R4.5 million over the Medium-Term Expenditure Framework (MTEF) to establish a new shelter for homeless citizens at the former Robbie Nurock Clinic located in Cape Town, set to be... Read More

The WC Department of Social Development on track to address Foster Care backlog

6 April 2022

The Western Cape Department of Social Development (DSD) continues to make steady progress in addressing the backlog in foster care order extensions. Presently, a total of 36 480 children are in foster care in the Western Cape.    Read More

The Western Cape Social Development Department welcomes Autism Awareness Month

5 April 2022

April marks the annual commemoration of Autism Awareness Month and the objective is to take measures to raise awareness about persons with autism around the globe. Read More