News and Speeches for Ministry of Social Development

2017 Ministerial Youth Excellence Awards: Department calls for applications

26 June 2017

As we continue our Youth Month commemorations, the Western Cape Department of Social Development (DSD) is officially opening applications for the 2017 Ministerial Youth Excellence Awards. Read More

2017 Youth Month: final week planner

25 June 2017

MEDIA ALERT: 2017 Youth Month: final week planner The Western Cape Department of Social Development will conclude Youth Month commemorations next week with a series of events celebrating young people. Read More

Ministerial Youth Excellence Awards 2017

23 June 2017

The Western Cape Department of Social Development wishes to recognise outstanding organisations and individuals who have contributed towards youth excellence and best practicie in their fields. Read More

Youth Month: Department launches Youth Café mobi-site

22 June 2017

As part of our continuing Youth Month commemorations, the Western Cape Department of Social Development (DSD) is proud to officially launch the Youth Café mobi-site. Read More

Mitchells Plain Youth Café launched by Minister Fritz

21 June 2017

As part of our continuing Youth Month commemorations, the Western Cape Department Minister of Social Development, Albert Fritz, launched the innovative Mitchells Plain Youth Café. Read More

Mitchells Plain Youth Cafe to be launched by Minister Fritz

20 June 2017

Tomorrow, the Western Cape Minister of Social Development, Adv. Albert Fritz, will launch the Mitchell Plain Youth Café. Minister will be joined by our NGO partners, R-Labs, and the City of Cape Town MAYCO Member, Ald. JP Smith. Read More

Minister Fritz sworn-in as Acting Premier of the Western Cape

19 June 2017

Today, Western Cape Minister of Social Development, Albert Fritz, was sworn in as the Acting Premier of the Western Cape. The Minister will be the Acting Premier until the 22 June 2017. Read More

Youth Month: ‘Express Yourself Youth Canvas’ launched by Minister Fritz

15 June 2017

As part of our Youth Month commemorations, the Western Cape Minister of Social Development, Albert Fritz, launched the “Express Yourself Youth Canvas” in Cape Town. Read More

Youth Month: ‘Express Yourself Youth Canvas’ launched by Minister Fritz

15 June 2017

As part of our Youth Month commemorations, the Western Cape Minister of Social Development, Albert Fritz, launched the “Express Yourself Youth Canvas” in Cape Town. Read More

Knysna Fire Relief: Minister to check in on Department relief efforts

12 June 2017

The Western Cape Social Development Minister, Albert Fritz, will be arriving in fire devastated Knysna today to check on the progress of Departmental officials rendering services to people affected and displaced by the fire. Read More

Youth Month: Minister addresses Grandwest CSI bursary graduation

10 June 2017

As we continue our Youth Month commemorations, the Western Cape Minister of Social Development, Albert Fritz, addressed the Grandwest CSI bursary graduation ceremony. Read More

Youth Month – Grandwest CSI Bursary Graduation breakfast

8 June 2017

As we continue Youth Month commemorations, the Western Cape Minister of Social Development, Albert Fritz will address the Grandwest CSI Bursary Graduation. Read More

Department condemns murder of Atlantis woman and child

7 June 2017

Social workers from the Atlantis local office have been dispatched to the family of the woman and child found murdered in Protea Park, Atlantis. Read More

Department condemns murder of Strand 5-year old & will support family

5 June 2017

I condemn the murder of 5 year-old Minentle Lekhakha from Strand (Cape Town) in the strongest terms possible. The child went missing on Saturday, and tragically her young body was found yesterday (Sunday). Read More

Minister addresses Women in Safety Breakfast

5 June 2017

The Western Cape Minister of Social Development, Albert Fritz, began his Youth Month commemorations today by addressing the Women in Safety Breakfast in Mitchells Plain. Read More

Child Protection Week: Department calls for more Safety Parents

4 June 2017

As 2017 Child Protection Week draws to a close today, the Western Cape Department of Social Development is calling for more volunteers to register as Safety Parents in the province. Read More

Youth Month – Young Women’s Breakfast to be addressed by Minister Fritz

4 June 2017

Tomorrow, to mark the beginning of Youth Month commemorations, the Western Cape Minister of Social Development, Albert Fritz will address the Ward 43 & 78 Young Women’s Breakfast in Mitchells Plain. Read More

Child Protection Week: Minister to sign MOU with Hessequa Municipality

2 June 2017

As part of ongoing Child Protection Week commemorations, Western Cape Minister of Social Development, Albert Fritz, announced plans to enter into a formal memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Hessequa Municipality. Read More

Child Protection Week – Min to address Social Indaba in Hessequa Municipality

2 June 2017

Today, as part of ongoing Child Protection Week commemorations, the Western Cape Minister of Social Development, Albert Fritz will address the Hessequa Municipality Social Indaba. Read More

Child Protection Week Church Service in Mitchells Plain

1 June 2017

Today, Western Cape Minister of Social Development, Albert Fritz, will continue commemorating national Child Protection Week by attending a memorial church service in Mitchells Plain. Read More