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COVID-19 NGO food distribution; SRD R350 grant; with Ministry
29 May 2020
Four NGOs – Solidarity Fund; Red Cross Society; FoodForward South Africa; Gift of the Givers – briefed a joint virtual meeting ...
The Department of Social Development (DSD) updated the Portfolio Committee on its COVID19 response and on the progress of the backlog in the foster care system in a virtual meeting.
COVID19 response Update
The DSD has distributed 720 000 food parcels ...
DSD, NDA & SASSA on action plan progress to respond to AG audit findings; with Deputy Minister
13 May 2020
The Deputy Minister of Social Development assured the Committee that the COVID-19 draft regulations did not aim to prohibit the provision of cooked food ...
DSD & SASSA 2020/21 Annual Performance Plans; with the Minister
8 May 2020
Briefing the joint Committee on its Annual Performance Plan, the South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) said it had agreed to utilise marshals to assist the elderly and people with ...
NDA 2020/21 Annual Performance Plan; AGSA input; with Minister
7 May 2020
In a joint virtual meeting with the Portfolio and Select Committees, the Minister of Social Development explained the technical glitch that resulted in ...
DSD / SASSA / NDA on COVID-19 challenges and response, with Minister
22 Apr 2020
The Minister of Social Development opened the "virtual" meeting by explaining the structures created for all sectors of government, to work in unison ...
Social Assistance Amendment Bill: adoption; Foster Care Court Order: progress report
17 Mar 2020
The Committee had approved all clauses of the Social Assistance Amendment Bill at its 11 March meeting except for clause 7. A proposed amendment to clause 7 was submitted by the parliamentary legal adviser: ‘The Minister must, after consultation with Parliament, appoint an Independent Tribunal ......"
The Committee approved this proposed ...
Social Assistance Amendment Bill [B8-2018]: public hearings
26 Feb 2020
In its public hearings on the Social Assistance Amendment Bill [B2 -2018], the Portfolio Committee heard submissions from: Catholic Parliamentary Liaison Office; Black Sash , Centre for ...
Social Assistance Amendment Bill: summary of submissions; SASSA Quarter 1 - 3 performance
19 Feb 2020
The Committee Content Advisor presented a summary of the written submissions received on the Social Assistance Amendment Bill in preparation for the public hearings scheduled for the week of 24 February 2020. The Social Assistance programme was outlined in terms of the types of social grants offered and the requirements ...
Council of Social Services Professions funding; NACCW on Child & Youth Care Worker challenges
27 Nov 2019
The South African Council of Social Services Professions (SACSSP) was invited to speak about its funding, accreditation of training and the curriculum. SACSSP said that it had to compromise on some of its mandate as a Council due to limited funding because it relied only on subscription fees. However, with ...