Social Affairs

Government, parliamentary and legislative information on Social Development and Women, Youth, Children and People with Disabilities.

Social Assistance Amendment Bill Tabled

Department of Social Development

The Social Assistance Amendment Bill has been tabled in parliament.

The social development department called for comment on the bill at the end of 2016.

Applications Sought for Youth Diversion Programmes

Department of Social Development

Applications for the accreditation of diversion programmes and diversion service providers have been invited.

The social development department published the call for applications in Government Gazette 41561 in terms of the Child Justice Act.

SASSA Updates Parliament on Social Grants

Department of Social Development

The South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) has, in conjunction with the South African Post Office (SAPO), declared a “significant state of readiness” for the SAPO to start paying social grants.

In a statement, the two entities assured South Africans that social grants will be paid from 1 April 2018.

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