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

News and Speeches for Ministry of Social Development

SASSA’s illegal grant deductions stats are not the full picture

31 May 2016

The Western Cape Department of Social Development (DSD) welcomes the open engagement and positive-criticism of the South African Social Security (SASSA) by Members of the Western Cape Provincial Parliament (WCPP). Read More

New Sozo Foundation Vrygrond Youth Café to be launched by Minister Fritz

29 May 2016

Tomorrow, Minister Albert Fritz will launch the province’s fifth Youth Café in Vrygrond, Cape Town. Read More

Department welcomes arrest of 14 social grant fraudsters

29 May 2016

The Western Cape Department of Social Development welcomes the arrest of the 14 people allegedly part of a massive country-wide social grant fraud syndicate. Read More

Child safety is EVERYONE’S business

27 May 2016

As we commemorate National Child Protection Week from 29 May to 5 June 2016, we should be reminded that it is our responsibility to ensure the safety and wellbeing of all children within our communities. Read More

New Atlantis Drug Counselling Centre launched by Minister Fritz

26 May 2016

[The following is an extract of the speech delivered by Minister Albert Fritz at the launch of the Cape Town Drug Centre treatment site in Atlantis today.] Ladies and gentlemen good morning, Read More

New Atlantis Drug Counselling Centre to be launched by Minister Fritz

25 May 2016

Tomorrow (26 May 2016), Minister Albert Fritz will address the launch of the Cape Town Drug Counselling Centre’s new site in Atlantis. Read More

Oudtshoorn Youth Café launched by Minister Fritz

24 May 2016

The Western Cape Minister of Social Development, Albert Fritz, launched the provinces fourth Youth Café in Oudtshoorn today. Read More

New Oudtshoorn Youth Café to be launched by Minister Fritz

24 May 2016

Tomorrow (24 May 2016), Minister Albert Fritz will launch the departments fourth Youth Café in Oudtshoorn. Read More

Geneva House: Eviction enables Department to finally reach the vulnerable

7 May 2016

The Western Cape Department of Social Development (DSD) is rendering departmental assistance towards the most vulnerable people who had been deceived into staying in squalid conditions at Geneva House. Read More