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News and Speeches for Department of Social Development

World’s Oldest Man: 114 year-old Fredie Blom wished Happy Birthday

8 May 2018

The Western Cape Social Development Minister, Albert Fritz, paid a courtesy visit to centenarian and Delft resident, Fredie Blom, who celebrated his 114th Read More

ECD Hygiene & Drought Awareness Campaign comes to Langa crèche

8 May 2018

The Western Cape Social Development Minister, Albert Fritz, continued the Department’s ECD Hygiene & Drought Awareness Campaign by handing over 110 hygiene packs to children at the Luthando Pre-School in Langa. Read More

Minister to continue Hygiene & Drought Campaign at ECD Centres in Langa

8 May 2018

Today, the Western Cape Minister of Social Development will continue the Department’s ECD Hygiene & Drought c Read More

DSD social workers to assist fire devastated Khayelitsha family

7 May 2018

The Western Cape Department of Social Development (DSD) will continue to assist the remaining members of a Khayelitsha family which lost 8 family members in a fire early this morning. Read More

Donated R300 000 Consumer Studies classroom launched by Minister Fritz

7 May 2018

The Western Cape Social Development MEC, Albert Fritz, launched the newly refurbished Consumer Studies classroom at Saxonsea Secondary School. Read More

Newly upgraded R300 000 Consumer Studies classroom to be launched by MEC Fritz

3 May 2018

Tomorrow, Western Cape Social Development MEC Adv. Albert Fritz, will launch a newly upgraded R300 000 Consumer Studies classroom at Saxonsea Secondary School. The upgrade of the facility is courtesy of the generosity of the GrandWest Casino. Read More

Beaufort West local office to be launched by Minister Albert Fritz

17 April 2018

Tomorrow, Western Cape Social Development MEC Adv. Albert Fritz, will launch the department’s Beaufort West local office. Read More

25 youth participants to graduate from Youth Entrepreneurship Workshop

12 April 2018

Tomorrow, 25 youth participants who successfully completed the Youth Entrepreneurship Workshop in Robertson, will be honoured with a graduation ceremony. Read More

Department can assist parents struggling with drug-addicted children

11 April 2018

The Western Cape Department of Social Development (DSD) continues to call on parents dealing with substance abuse within the home, especially with Read More

Youth Entrepreneurship Workshop launched by Minister Fritz

9 April 2018

The Youth Entrepreneurship Workshop was officially launched today in Robertson by Western Cape Social Development MEC, Albert Fritz. Read More

Minister to launch Youth Entrepreneurship Expo in Robertson

9 April 2018

Today, the Western Cape Minister of Social Development will launch the Youth Entrepreneurship Expo in Robertson. The MEC will be joined by the Langeberg Municipality Executive Mayor, Cllr. Henry Jansen. Read More

Oudtshoorn Shelter for the Homeless launched by Minister Fritz

3 April 2018

The Oudtshoorn Shelter for the Homeless was officially launched today in the town’s centre by Western Cape Social Development MEC, Albert Fritz. The MEC was joined by Oudtshoorn Executive Mayor, Cllr. Colan Sylvester. Read More

Minister to launch new Oudtshoorn Shelter for Homeless people

3 April 2018

Today, the Western Cape Minister of Social Development, Albert Fritz, will launch the Oudtshoorn Shelter for Homeless people. The MEC will be joined by Oudtshoorn Executive Mayor, Cllr. Colan Sylvester. Read More

SASSA R10 bank charge: The poor shouldn’t pay for SASSA mistakes

29 March 2018

The Western Cape Department of Social Development (DSD) condemns the fleecing of R10 in bank charges from the Read More

MEC Fritz delivers 2018 Social Development Budget Vote Speech

28 March 2018

Budget Speech Vote 7 on Social Development Read More

2018/19 Social Development budget speech to be delivered by MEC Albert Fritz

27 March 2018

Tomorrow, Minister Albert Fritz will deliver the Budget Vote 7 on Social Development for 2018/19 speech in the Western Cape Provincial Parliament. Read More

“Jintoe” sex list saga: Department to assist cyber-bullying victims

27 March 2018

The Western Cape Department of Social Development (DSD) will intervene, and render psycho-social counselling support to the 31 children mentioned i Read More

DSD to expand own services in Lavender Hill area and surrounds

15 March 2018

The Department of Social Development will from 1 April 2018 render all child care and protection services, previously provided by the Cape Flats Development Association (CAFDA) from its Retreat local office. Read More

MEC launches ECD Hygiene & Drought Awareness Campaign

14 March 2018

Today, the Western Cape Social Development MEC, Albert Fritz, launched the Department’s ECD Hygiene & Drought Awareness Campaign by handing over 30 hygiene packs to the Teddy’s Den Creche in Rugby. Read More

Minister to launch Hygiene & Drought Awareness Campaign at ECDs

14 March 2018

Today, the Western Cape Minister of Social Development will launch the Department’s ECD Hygiene & Drought campaign at the Teddy’s Den Crèche in Rugby, near Milnerton. Read More

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