phasing out all cash paypoints

Feb 2024

SASSA is phasing out all its cash paypoints between January and March

International Children’s Day 2023

Jun 2023

June 1 is International Children's Day and the Department of Social Development encourages all social partners including parents, caregivers, Civil Society Organisations and South Africans from all walks of life to protect children against harmful practices.

Child Protection Week 2023 Launch highlights

3:00 May 2023

The Minister of Social Development, Ms Lindiwe Zulu launched the annual Child Protect Week campaign in Hout Bay, Cape Town on Sunday, 28 May 2023. This year, the department raises awareness on its community based prevention and early intervention programme RISIHA. As the name suggests in XiTsonga meaning Resilience, it is aimed at moving orphaned and vulnerable children from vulnerability to resilience.