Department Of Social Development Kzn

By | December 17, 2021

Department Of Social Development Kzn, The vision of the KwaZulu-Natal Department of Social Development is to enhance the quality of life through an integrated system of social development services. Its mission is to be committed to the promotion of development social welfare services and community development for the people of KwaZulu-Natal in partnership with stakeholders and to transform our society by building conscious and capable citizens through the provision of integrated social development services.

The Department seeks to embody the Batho Pele principles in its efforts to ensure that its service provision is done inhumane ways and results in positive and sustainable outcomes for the citizens of KwaZulu-Natal. Its Service Delivery Improvement Plan entails all the principles of Batho Pele and will be implemented over the next five years. 

The Department’s constitutional mandate rests on the basic tenets of the Constitution as embodied in Chapter 2: the Bill of Rights emphasizes equality, human dignity, freedom and security of the person, health care, food, water and social security, and the rights of the child.


The vision of the Department of Social Development Province of KwaZulu-Natal is to enhance the social well-being of people in KwaZulu-Natal by providing supported developmental social welfare services.


The Department is committed to the provision and promotion of transformed, integrated,people-centered, developmental social welfare services to all people in KZN, in order to maximaze their quality of life and social well-being in partnership with all stakeholders. We will create an environment in which all staff is well trained, motivated and take pride in working for the Department.

Social Services in our clusters are rendered through the services of Social Workers employed by the Department and through services financed in the non-governmental sector.

  • Professionalism
  • Service Excellence
  • Intergrity
  • Batho Pele
  • Passion
Focus Groups
  • Children & Families
  • Youth
  • Women
  • Older Persons
  • HIV and AIDS infected and affected families
  • People with disabilties