09 April 2015
The Western Cape Department of
Social Development will be providing substance abuse treatment programme in
Kraaifontein and Stellenbosch.
The department states that these programmes
are additional inpatient substance abuse treatment programmes to those offered
by the department currently.
The programmes are voluntary
and through court referrals.
Departmental Head of
Communication Esther Lewis says as of the 1st of May, the Western
Cape Department of Social Development will provide substance abuse treatment
program for children and youth with acute substance dependency problems at the De
Novo Treatment Centre in Kraaifontein
accommodating males aged 16 to 17-years-old.
“Lindelani child and youth
care centre in Koelenhof will accommodate males and females aged 13 to
15-years-old. The substance abuse treatment program at Lindelani will run
separately from all other child and youth care centre programmes” Lewis added.
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