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Min. Fernandez raises concerns about SASSA’s inability to secure office space

27 July 2022

I have written to the National Minister of Social Development, Ms Lindiwe Zulu, to request an urgent meeting regarding the serious concerns I have with the South African Social Security Agency’s (SASSA) inability to secure proper office space for... Read More

Social Development supports 1 466 families affected by natural disasters

21 July 2022

The Western Cape Department of Social Development (DSD) is one of several government institutions responsible for addressing the humanitarian relief needs of vulnerable groups in response to natural disasters, such as floods, droughts, and fires. Read More

Minister Fernandez and DSD Staff Support Care Home for Persons with Disabilities

18 July 2022

On Mandela Day, 18 July 2022, the Western Cape Minister of Social Development, Sharna Fernandez in collaboration with staff from the Provincial Department of Social Development (DSD) generously handed over blankets, toiletries and several other... Read More

Western Cape DSD services remain operational amidst continuous load shedding

12 July 2022

As it increasingly appears unlikely that Eskom will fix its constrained electricity system shortly, the Western Cape Department of Social Development (DSD) has had to implement contingency measures to ensure that social development services remain... Read More

WC DSD supports 2722 Non-Government Organisations (NGOs)

5 July 2022

The Western Cape Minister for Social Development, Sharna Fernandez, remains committed to supporting thousands of Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) that reach out to the Western Cape Department of Social Development (DSD) through its various... Read More