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News and Speeches for Ministry of Social Development

SASSA R10 bank charge: The poor shouldn’t pay for SASSA mistakes

29 March 2018

The Western Cape Department of Social Development (DSD) condemns the fleecing of R10 in bank charges from the Read More

MEC Fritz delivers 2018 Social Development Budget Vote Speech

28 March 2018

Budget Speech Vote 7 on Social Development Read More

2018/19 Social Development budget speech to be delivered by MEC Albert Fritz

27 March 2018

Tomorrow, Minister Albert Fritz will deliver the Budget Vote 7 on Social Development for 2018/19 speech in the Western Cape Provincial Parliament. Read More

“Jintoe” sex list saga: Department to assist cyber-bullying victims

27 March 2018

The Western Cape Department of Social Development (DSD) will intervene, and render psycho-social counselling support to the 31 children mentioned i Read More

DSD to expand own services in Lavender Hill area and surrounds

15 March 2018

The Department of Social Development will from 1 April 2018 render all child care and protection services, previously provided by the Cape Flats Development Association (CAFDA) from its Retreat local office. Read More

MEC launches ECD Hygiene & Drought Awareness Campaign

14 March 2018

Today, the Western Cape Social Development MEC, Albert Fritz, launched the Department’s ECD Hygiene & Drought Awareness Campaign by handing over 30 hygiene packs to the Teddy’s Den Creche in Rugby. Read More

Minister to launch Hygiene & Drought Awareness Campaign at ECDs

14 March 2018

Today, the Western Cape Minister of Social Development will launch the Department’s ECD Hygiene & Drought campaign at the Teddy’s Den Crèche in Rugby, near Milnerton. Read More

MEC robbery case: Accused looks to enter plea agreement

12 March 2018

The armed robbery case involving the Western Cape Social Development MEC Albert Fritz has been postponed to April, after the accused indicated an intention to enter into a plea agreement. Read More

International Women’s Day: Break the cycle of violence & murder against women

8 March 2018

As we commemorate International Women’s Day, the Department calls on all women who are experiencing abuse to get help and report abuse. Read More

DSD Gugulethu office shut down by violent protest action

6 March 2018

The Western Cape Department of Social Development (DSD) condemns the violent behaviour of protesters who stormed our Gugulethu Local Office, and di Read More

MEC visits Theewaterskloof Dam with elderly residents and old age home NGOs

1 March 2018

Today, the Western Cape Social Development MEC, Albert Fritz, led a group of 60 elderly residents and managers of residential facilities (Old Age Homes) to the drou Read More