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Minister De Lille Receives Report on Dissapearance of Seven-Month-Old Macassar Baby

16 February 2011

Patricia de Lille, the Western Cape Minister for Social Development, has received the social worker report on the disappearance of a seven-month-old baby boy in Macassar, on Tuesday evening. Read More

Minister De Lille Shares Her Birthday with 100-Year-Old Eerste River Resident

16 February 2011

Patricia de Lille, the Minister for Social Development in the Western Cape will this morning at 10H00 have birthday tea with 100-year old Ms Alida Lewis, who was born on the same day 40 years before her.Ms De Lille and Ms Lewis were born on 17... Read More

Minister De Lille Deploys Social Worker to Macassar Family of Missing Baby

16 February 2011

Patricia de Lille, the Western Cape Minister for Social Development yesterday evening deployed a social worker to the Macassar home of a missing seven-month-old baby. Read More

Minister De Lille Dispatches Baby Packs, Food and Blankets to 470 Imizamo Yethu Shack Fire Victims

13 February 2011

Patricia de Lille, the Minister for Social Development in the Western Cape, early yesterday morning dispatched departmental personnel to Hout Bay's Imizamo Yethu Informal Settlement, which was ravaged by a fire.The fire began shortly before sunrise. Read More

Minister De Lille to Attend Second Homecoming at District Six Tomorrow

10 February 2011

Patricia de Lille, the Minister for Social Development, is attending the handover of houses at District Six tomorrow afternoon.All members of the media are invited to attend.Time and date15:00, Friday 11 February 2011Venue Read More

Media Alert: Minister De Lille Addresses Early Childhood Development Students at the College of Cape Town

10 February 2011

"Studies show that Early Childhood Development is crucial to the development of a stable and well-adjusted adult." says MEC De Lille Read More

Media Alert: Minister De Lille to Deliver Speech at the Fourth Pan African Burns Society

6 February 2011

Minister Patricia de Lille, will tomorrow deliver the opening address at the fourth Pan African Burns Society Conference. Read More

Minister De Lille Explains Six-Month Amnesty Period for Unregistered Crèches

1 February 2011

Today marks the first day of the Western Cape Department of Social Development's Amnesty Period for the province's more than 1 500 unregistered crèches. Read More

Minister De Lille Hosts Press Conference on First Day of Amnesty Period for Crèches

31 January 2011

Patricia de Lille, the Minister for Social Development in the Western Cape, will tomorrow, on the first day of the six-month amnesty period for Partial Care Facilities (crèches), host a press conference. Read More

Minister Patricia De Lille: "The Children Playing in the Mannenberg Drains were Not from Bonnytoun or Boys Town"

25 January 2011

Minister Appeals to Parents "to Start Taking Their Responsibilities Seriously" Read More

Minister Patricia De Lille and Mayor Dan Plato Release "Joint Plan of Action" to Register Hundreds of Illegal Partial Care Facilities and Creches

11 January 2011

The signing of the Implementation Protocol Agreement on 11 November 2010 between the Western Cape Department of Social Development and the City of Cape Town improved cooperation between the two spheres of government, unblocking service delivery gaps... Read More

Minister Patricia De Lille and Mayor Dan Plato to Make Joint Announcement Regarding Registration of Creches

10 January 2011

Patricia de Lille, the Minister for Social Development, the Mayor of Cape Town Alderman Dan Plato and Cape Town Mayco Member for Social Development Grant Pascoe will make an important joint announcement regarding the registration of Early Childhood... Read More

Media Alert: MEC De Lille to Visit Matzikama Flood Affected Areas

15 December 2010

Western Cape Social Development Minister, Patricia De Lille will be visiting the Matzikama Municipal area on the West Coast tomorrow. (December 17, 2010) The area was hit by severe flooding, which displaced more than 250 people. Read More

Minister Patricia De Lille Releases 16 Days of Activism Maintenance Campaign Statistics

12 December 2010

Minister Patricia De Lille Releases 16 Days Of Activism Maintenance Campaign Statistics At Press ConferenceMeasurable successes: Read More

MEC De Lille Reports Back To Kuyasa on Child Care and Protection Campaign

12 December 2010

During September this year, the Western Cape Province reeled in shock when a little girl was found wandering in the bushes in Kuyasa, Khayelitsha, after having been brutally raped. Read More

MEC Patricia De Lille to Hand out Christmas Gifts to Children at Tygerberg Hospital

8 December 2010

Minister of Social Development Patricia de Lille will be handing out Christmas presents, together with Santa Claus, to more than 300 children at Tygerberg Hospital tomorrow afternoon.A number of businesses have sponsored the event.Members of the... Read More

MEC Patricia De Lille Launches Massive Roadblock Operation as Part Of '16 Days of Activism for No Violence Against Women and Children'

8 December 2010

Social Development Minister Patricia de Lille will tomorrow morning launch a massive roadblock operation, involving a total of 176 roadblocks throughout the province, designed to track down alleged maintenance defaulters. Read More

MEC Patricia De Lille to Receive Memorandum on Domestic Violence from 900 Children at FAMSA March Tomorrow Morning

8 December 2010

Social Development Minister Patricia de Lille will tomorrow morning march with FAMSA and 900 grade 6 and 7 girls and boys from Keizergracht to Parliament.At Parliament the Minister will symbolically receive a memorandum on domestic violence from the... Read More

MEC Patricia De Lille's Anti-Corruption Announcement

1 December 2010

Minister of Social Development Patricia de Lille has temporarily delayed the process of payment to the 3 009 beneficiaries of the Emergency Relief Grant (ERG) for this year. Read More

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