Department of Social Development Province Of KwaZulu-Natal
www.kzndsd.gov.za

Programmes

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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Special Department Days School & Public Holidays How to Contact Us
DSD DAYS

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
MONTH OF OCTOBER IS SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT MONTH
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
10 April: Good Friday
13 April: Family Day
27 April: Freedom Day
1 May: Workers' Day
16 June: Youth Day
9 August: National Women's Day
10 August: Public holiday
24 September: Heritage Day
16 December: Day of Reconciliation
25 December: Christmas Day
26 December: Day of Goodwill

Call Center: 033 264 3001/2/4
PIETERMARITZBURG REGION
Private Bag x 1724
Pietermaritzburg
3200
Tel:033 395 9701
Fax:033 345 0385
ULUNDI REGION
Private Bag X 13
Ulundi
3838
Tel: 035 874 8502
Fax: 035 847 8602
MIDLANDS REGION
Private Bag X9917
Ladysmith
3370
Tel:036 634 6600
FAx: 036 634 1696
DURBAN REGION
P.O Box 1503
Durban
4000
Tel: 031 336 8704
Fax: 031 337 0674
 

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