Department Of Social Development And Special Programmes

By | December 16, 2021

Department Of Social Development And Special Programmes, The mission of the Department of Social Development is to enable the poor, the vulnerable and the excluded within South African society to secure a better life for themselves, in partnership with them and with all those who are committed to building a caring society.

The Department has the following primary core functions: management and oversight over social security, encompassing social assistance and social insurance policies, which aim to prevent and alleviate poverty in the event of life cycle risks such as loss of income due to unemployment, disability, old age or death occurring; and developmental social welfare services, which provide support to reduce poverty, vulnerability and the impact of HIV/AIDS through sustainable development programmes, in partnership with implementing agents such as State-Funded Institutions, Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs), Community-Based Organisations (CBOs) and Faith-Based Organisations (FBOs).

Special Programmes

Description:The Department of Social Development provides integrated developmental social welfare services to the poor and vulnerable in partnership with stakeholders and civil society organisations.
Instructions:The overall focus and services of the below programmes in this directorate are as follows:
Substance Abuse Programme
Older Persons Programme
Persons with Disabilities Programme

Provided by:

Government Body:Department of Social DevelopmentĀ (Western Cape Government)