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

News and Speeches for Ministry of Social Development

Minister Fritz to Hand over Hearing Aids

30 April 2012

On 3 May, Western Cape Minister of Social Development, Albert Fritz, will be handing over hearing aids to learners at the Dominican School for the Deaf in Wynberg. Read More

Western Cape Releases Funds for Substance Abuse Treatment

24 April 2012

As part of its strategy to reduce drug- and alcohol-related harms in the Western Cape, the Department of Social Development has this week paid R1.7 million to 22 NGOs working in the substance abuse sector. Read More

Western Cape Leading the Way in Placing Social Work Graduates

19 April 2012

Media reports indicate that provincial departments of social development across the country are unable to place graduate social work bursars due to inadequate budgeting.It would appear that this is case in all provinces except the Western Cape. Read More

Minister Fritz: Chaos in Queues at Social Grant Paypoints is Unacceptable

2 April 2012

Media Statement by Albert Fritz, Minister of Social Development Read More

Cape Town Lights up for World Autism Awareness Day

1 April 2012

Today is World Autism Awareness Day. Various initiatives will be rolled out all over the world to shine the light on Autism and raise much needed funds to assist thousands of families who live with the challenges of raising autistic children. Read More

Western Cape Government Shines Light on Autism

1 April 2012

World Autism Awareness Day is commemorated on 2 April. Various initiatives will be rolled out all over the world to shine the light on autism and raise much-needed funds to assist thousands of families who live with the challenges of raising... Read More