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Celebrating the Contribution of Older Persons

30 September 2022

In commemoration of International Day of Older Persons on Saturday, 1 October, Western Cape Minister of Social Development, Sharna Fernandez has called on the whole of society to ensure the wellbeing and protection of older citizens. Read More

Touws River resident celebrates 116th birthday

28 September 2022

Western Cape Minister of Social Development, Sharna Fernandez joined the community of Touws River in celebrating Margaret Maritz on her 116th birthday yesterday. Read More

DSD approaches high court over illegal rehabs

22 September 2022

The Western Cape Department of Social Development has continued to receive complaints about illegal rehabilitation centres exploiting clients and in some cases, violating their human rights. Read More

DSD NPO Help Desk can assist NPOs with compliance

20 September 2022

Non-profit Organisations (NPOs) are vital partners in the Western Cape, and are urged to check their compliance status to ensure the continuation of service delivery. Read More

International Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Day

9 September 2022

Western Cape Ministers Dr Nomafrench Mbombo and Sharna Fernandez partnered with the Foundation of Alcohol Related Research (FARR) to commemorate International Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Day this morning, Friday 9 September. Read More