Social Affairs

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

White Paper on Families Plan in Place

Department of Social Development

An integrated plan has been developed to implement the white paper on families.

The social development department announced this during an update briefing on the policy to the national assembly’s social development committee.

Social Housing Transfer Rules Published

Social Housing Regulatory Authority

The Social Housing Regulatory Authority (SHRA) is calling for comment on draft rules on the transfer or disposal of social housing stock funded with public funds.

In Board Notice 106 published in Government Gazette 37941, the SHRA describes its mandate as investing in social housing projects and regulating the sector.

Draft Child and Youth Care Workers Regulations Issued

South African Council for Social Service Professions

Public comment is invited on the draft regulations and rules for child and youth care workers in terms of the Social Service Professions Act (1978).

The regulations issued by the South African Council for Social Service Professions (SACSSP) refer to registration, disciplinary inquiries, code of conduct, record keeping, certificates and the fees payable to the council.