Provincial Department of Social Development Province Of KwaZulu-Natal
MEC Nohlanhla Khoza, Province of KwaZulu-Natal Departmentof Social Development Minister Lindelwa Zulu, National Department Of Social Development
Department of Social Development Province Of KwaZulu-Natal
www.kzndsd.gov.za
KZN DSD Programmes

Programme One: Administration

The Administration Programme captures the strategic management and support services at all levels of the Department i.e. Provincial, Regional, District and Facility/Institutional level. The programme consists of the following sub-programmes, namely, Office of the MEC, Corporate Management Services and District Management.

Programme Two: Special Programmes

The purpose of Social Welfare Services programme is to provide integrated developmental social welfare services to the poor and vulnerable in partnership with stakeholders and civil society organizations. The programme consists of the following sub-programmes, namely, Management and Support, Services to Older Persons, Services to Persons with Disabilities, HIV and AIDS and Social Relief.

Programme Three: Children and Families

The purpose of this programme is to provide comprehensive child and family care and support services to communities in partnerships with stakeholders and civil society organizations. The programme has five sub-programmes, namely, Care and Support services to Families, Child Care and Protection services, ECD and partial care, Child and Youth Care Centres and Community based care services to children.

Programme Four: Restorative Services

The purpose of this programme is to provide integrated developmental social crime prevention and anti-substance abuse services to the most vulnerable in partnership with stakeholders and civil society organisations. The programme consist of the following sub-programmes, namely, Management and Support, Social Crime Prevention and Support, Victim Empowerment programme and Substance Abuse, Prevention, Treatment and Rehabilitation.

Programme Five: Development and Research

The purpose of this programme is to provide sustainable development programmes which facilitate empowerment of communities, based on empirical research and demographic information. The programme consists of the following sub-programmes, namely, Management and Support, Community Mobilisation, Institutional capacity building and support for NPOs, Poverty Alleviation and Sustainable Livelihoods, Community Based Research and Planning, Youth Development, Women Development and Population Policy Promotion.


 

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