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

News and Speeches for Department of Social Development

Opening of Drug and Alcohol Treatment Centre in Hout Bay

25 July 2011

Over the past five years, the Provincial Government of the Western Cape and the City of Cape Town have identified a sharp increase in social, public health and safety challenges in the Hangberg and greater Hout Bay area that are directly associated... Read More

Youth Development Should Translate into Economic Opportunities

15 June 2011

Today we remember the sacrifices made on this day in 1976. However, in order to truly commemorate Youth Day, it needs to be about more than just free food and t-shirts. Read More

Department of Social Development: Budget Speech 2011/2012 (Vote 7)

23 March 2011

Department of Social Development: Budget Speech 2011/2012 (Vote 7) Read More

Professional Declaration Ceremony for Graduated Social Workers

3 March 2011

It is a privilege to be here today to witness your Declaration Ceremony.I was filled with pride when I watched you take the pledge. Read More

Substance Abuse Speech

7 February 2011

Good afternoon ladies and gentlemen, members of the community. Read More

Speech to Early Childhood Development Students

6 February 2011

I would like to thank you for the invitation to speak to you today at the Academic Opening of your Gardens Campus.Studies show that Early Childhood Development is crucial in the development of a stable and well-adjusted adult. Read More

Speech Notes to Students Studying Early Childhood Development at the College of Cape Town

6 February 2011

I would like to thank you for the invitation to speak to you today at the Academic Opening of your Gardens Campus.Studies show that Early Childhood Development is crucial in the development of a stable and well-adjusted adult. Read More

Speech to the Fourth Pan African Burns Society Congress

6 February 2011

Good morning, I would like to thank Dr Elbie van der Merwe, the head of the Tygerberg Hospital Burns Unit and the Pan African Burns Society for inviting me to your 4th Congress. Read More

Minister De Lille Congratulates Social Work Graduates

24 January 2011

I would like to congratulate all of you today on graduating from your social work studies. Read More