Department of Social Development Province Of KwaZulu-Natal

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Events Releases
07 February Article 5-NPO Funding Award Ceremony
06 FebruaryNPO Capacity Building Road Show
DSD Days
08 MarchInternational Womans Day
04 MayChild Protection week
15 MayInternational Day for Family
01 JuneInternational Childrens Day
15 JuneInternal Day Against Substance Abuse and Drug Trafficking
11 JulyWorld Population Day
Month Of October is Social Development Month
01 OctoberOlder Persons Day
15 OctoberInternational Rural Womens Day
17 OctoberWorld Food Day
21 SeptemberWorld Alzehemiers Day
01 NovemberNational Childrens Day
25 November16 Days of Activism of Violence against Women and Children
01 DecemberWorld AIDS Day
03 DecemberInternational Day for Persons With Disabilities

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The Department of Social Development Province of KwaZulu-Natal

The mission of the KwaZulu-Natal Department of Social Development is to promote developmental social welfare services and community development to the people of KZN in partnership with stakeholders. Based on its mandate, the Department develops and implements programmes for the eradication of poverty, social protection and social development amongst the poorest of the poor, and the most vulnerable and marginalised. It effectively implements this through its partnerships with its primary customers/clients and all those sharing its vision.

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MEC Thusi welcomes 36 social workers to the department

"You are here to strengthen our systems, take your time to learn our policies, Bato Pele principles, customer impact, which should be the pillar of your career wherever you go."The KwaZulu-Natal MEC for Social Development, Weziwe Thusi, addressing new...

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DSD Joins Umgungundlovu Soccer League

Employees within the Department took the opportunity to exercise their talents by joining a newly established soccer league ...

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Opening an of an ECO Friendly Nquthu ECD

THE Department is on a missiom to reduce the high number of children who do not have access to Early Childhood Development Centres in KwaZulu Natal...

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Service Excellece Awards FY 2016/17

The annual MEC Service Excellence Awards FY2016/17 ceremony took place at the Durban Olive Convention Centre in Durban.The big winner...

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Special Department Days School & Public Holidays How to Contact Us

08 March : International Womans Day
04 May : Child Protection week
15 May : International Day for Family
01 June : International Childrens Day
15 June : Internal Day Against Substance Abuse and Drug Trafficking
11 July : World Population Day
21 September : World Alzehemiers Day
01 October: Older Persons Day
15 October : International Rural Womens Day
17 October : World Food Day
01 November : National Childrens Day
25 November : 16 Days of Activism of Violence against Women and Children
01 December : World AIDS Day
03 December : International Day for Persons With Disabilities

1 January: New Year's Day
21 March: Human Rights Day
25 March: Good Friday*
28 March: Family Day*
27 April: Freedom Day
1 May: Workers Day
2 May: Public holiday
16 June: Youth Day
9 August: National Women's Day
24 September: Heritage Day
16 December: Day of Reconciliation
25 December: Christmas Day
26 December: Day of Goodwill
Term 1 : 17 January - 28 March
Term 2 : 10 April - 22 June
Term 3 : 17 July - 28 September

Call Center: 033 264 3001/2/4
Private Bag x 1724
Tel:033 395 9701
Fax:033 345 0385
Private Bag X 13
Tel:035 8748502
Fax: 035 847 8602
Private Bag X9917
Tel:036 634 6600
FAx: 036 634 1696
P.O Box 1503
Tel: 031 336 8704
Fax; 031 337 0674

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