The Western Cape Department of Social
Development launched the department’s newest local office in Fish Hoek.
MEC Albert Fritz launched the new facility
on Monday morning.
Ministerial Spokesperson Sihle Ngobese said, the department remains committed to
bringing services closer to communities, and continuously improving the quality
of services for residents in the province.
“The community of Fish Hoek suffers high
levels of substance abuse mainly tik, heroin and alcohol, homelessness and
child related issues, and this will play an instrumental role in beginning to
tackle these issues in conjunction with other social department such Ngos and
the police,” Ngobese said
“As we open this office, we are trusting
that the community themselves will bring themselves closer to these services
and use them because we can only tackle Fish Hoek social challenging if we work
better together.” Ngobese added.
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