SA alternative group Die Antwoord have received a home visit from social welfare over allegations of child neglect made by their foster son.
Attention pensioners: The Department of Social Development has proposed big changes to the country’s Older Persons Act. Have a look…
Social grants will now be paid from the second day of every month – if possible. SASSA has amended its payment calendar accordingly.
Dirco was given a week to respond to activists regarding a petition to stop a R50 million donation heading to Cuba. But what happened?
The City of Johannesburg has opened the Jabulani Safe Hub to promote safer communities in Soweto, by protecting children from social ills.
Government’s proposed National Social Security Fund (NSSF) would have seen taxpayers fork out close to R3 000 a month
Government’s proposed National Social Security Fund (NSSF) could see taxpayers pay close to R3 000 a month
Calls for a Basic Income Grant of R1268 have intensified in order to help support over 13 million South Africans living in poverty.
Disciplinary action has been taken against DSD officials who were implicated in the R22 million spent on blankets in KwaZulu-Natal.
The Ubombo octogenarian was allegedly raped by her grandson who has been arrested and charged for the crime.
A Kwazulu-Natal Social worker was hijacked of his vehicle while working on the case to assist survivors of the Eshowe massacre.
Thousands of organisations who assist with critical social care have gone unpaid by Zulu’s Social Development department for months.
The DA have called for Social Development Minister Lindiwe Zulu to urgently amend her regulations relating to disability grants.
Minister of Social Development Lindiwe Zulu is expected to deliver a statement before Parliament regarding the R350 SRD grants on Thursday.
The DA claims SASSA is referring disability grant applicants to the COVID-19 R350 grant, which is R1 500 less than what they’re eligible for.
We’d wager that Lindiwe Zulu isn’t the only person who has been worrying about the SRD R350 grant, given that half of all applicants haven’t been paid.
The pandemic led to courts being closed, meaning that an already worrying backlog of foster care cases was exacerbated.
The DA is concerned that thousands of hungry residents only received food parcels from the Gauteng Department of Social Development once.
The DA have won a second court case against the Minister Lindiwe Zulu, and have said that she is unfit for office and should be fired.
Applicants for the R350 grant were left dry on Wednesday evening after Ramaphosa failed to address outstanding payments.
No stranger to controversy, Zulu caused outrage by claiming she ‘didn’t know’ just how severely the poor would be impacted by COVID-19.
Western Cape Departments of Social Development and Health has provided updated guidelines for COVID-19 prevention in old age homes.
Relief for stressed-out parents and children of divorced homes, who can now coordinate their childcare responsibilities during the lockdown.
The Department of Social Development has warned NPOs to remain vigilant about a scam targeting its sector specifically.