Budget Information

BUDGET

The budget of the Department of Social Development comprises of three main programmes, namely;

  • Programme 1:  Administration
  • Programme 2:  Social Welfare Services
  • Programme 3:  Development and Research

Programme 1:  Administration

The purpose of the programme is to provide efficient, effective and comprehensive support services to the Department.

Programme 2:  Social Welfare Services

The objective of this programme is to provide integrated developmental social welfare services to the poor and vulnerable in partnership with stakeholders and civil society organizations at provincial and district level. The programme provides for;

  • Professional and Administrative Support
  • Substance Abuse, Prevention and Rehabilitation
  • Care and Services to Older Persons
  • Social Crime Prevention and Support
  • Persons with Disabilities
  • Child Care and Protection Services
  • Victim Empowerment
  • HIV and AIDS
  • Social Relief
  • Services to Families

Programme 3:  Development and Research

The objective of this programme is to provide sustainable development programmes which facilitate empowerment of communities, based on empirical research and demographic information at provincial and district level. The programme provides for;

  • Youth Development
  • Sustainable Livelihoods
  • Institutional Capacity building and support
  • Research and Demography
  • Population Capacity Development and Advocacy