News and Speeches for Ministry of Social Development

Elsiesrivier Fire: Department rendering assistance & support to family

30 August 2016

The Western Cape Minister of Social Development, Adv. Albert Fritz, has expressed his condolences to an Elsiesrivier family that was affected by a fire in the early hours of Monday morning. Read More

The Safe House: Department launches women’s shelter in Fish Hoek

29 August 2016

The Western Cape Department of Social Development (DSD) has continued its Women’s Month celebrations by launching The Safe House, a shelter and safehaven for abused women and children in Fish Hoek. Read More

Zephany Nurse: Department to continue supporting teen

25 August 2016

The Western Cape Department of Social Development (DSD) is pleading with media houses to show restraint and respect to the young woman known as ‘Zephany Nurse’. Read More

Ministry to address launch of The Safe House in Fish Hoek

25 August 2016

Tomorrow (26 August 2016 ) , the Ministry of Social Development, represented by Head of Ministry, Mr. David Abrahams, will address the launch of The Safe House women’s shelter in Fish Hoek. Read More

Rasta Park baby dumped: Department calls on new parents to seek help

22 August 2016

The Western Cape Department of Social Development (DSD) will render any assistance to the South African Police Services (SAPS) in their investigation into a concealment of birth case opened at the Somerset West police station. Read More

Provincial Child and Youth Care Centre Strategy to improve care of children

18 August 2016

The Minister of Social Development, Adv Albert Fritz, has recently signed off the provincial Strategy for the Provision of Child and Youth Care Centres, which is expected to have a positive impact on children in need of care and protection. Read More