Department: Social Development

Contact details

Physical: Beacon Hill Office Park, Cnr Hargreaves Road & Hockley Close, King William's Town
Postal: Private Bag X0039, Bhisho, 5605
Tel: 043 605 5000
Fax: 043 605 5475


The mission of the Eastern Cape Department of Social Development is to improve the quality of life and social well-being of the poor and vulnerable, with a special focus on women, children, older persons, youth, and people with disabilities through integrated developmental social services. The Department's strategic goals are corporate governance and strategic leadership, developmental social welfare services, and community development.

Constitutional and legislative mandates of the Department are to provide for the right of access to appropriate social assistance to those unable to support themselves and their dependants; enshrine the rights of children with regard to appropriate care, basic nutrition, shelter, health care services and social services; render population development and welfare services; provide sector-wide national leadership in social development; and develop and implement programmes for the eradication of poverty, social protection and social development among the poorest of the poor, and the most vulnerable and marginalised.

Office Bearers

Mrs NN Sihlwayi
Head of Department
Mr S Khanyile

Mrs Nomadewuka Nancy Sihlwayi
Head of Department:
Mr Stanley Khanyile
Chief of Staff:
Mr Sakhekile Ndudula
Mrs Nomboniso Helesi (Acting)
Mr Wandile Ncapai (Acting)
Senior Management:
Mr Mncedisi Gazi (Acting Chief Information Officer)
Mr Malusi Kashe (Acting General Manager: Corporate Services)
Ms Joyce Msutu (General Manager: Supply Chain Management)
Mrs Nomakhosazana Ngqangweni (General Manager: Programme 2-5)
Mr Zandisile Thafeni (General Manager: District Development)
Communications Officers:
Mr Lwazi Jiba (Media Liaison Officer)
Mr Vuyo Macaula (Parliamentary Liaison Officer)
Mr Gcobani Maswana (Senior Manager: Communications and Liaison Unit)

Financial Information

All Financial Values: R'0002015/162014/152013/142012/13
AUDIT OUTCOMEFinancially UnqualifiedFinancially UnqualifiedFinancially UnqualifiedFinancially Unqualified
Total Final Appropriationn/a2 161 2872 054 1711 778 308
Actual Expendituren/a2 134 2361 942 2811 751 212
Employee Compensationn/a1 200 2901 046 931938 710
Goods and Servicesn/a264 510268 403255 116
Capital Assetsn/a102 904111 47597 966
Unauthorised Expendituren/a---
Irregular Expendituren/a47 33226 53721 337
Fruitless & Wasteful Expendituren/a6090873
Posts Approvedn/a4 5695 1144 589
Posts Filledn/a4 4454 4083 821
Sources n/a Annual ReportAnnual ReportAnnual Report

The information in this directory is supplied and/or externally sourced and is also subject to continual change. If you notice any errors or omissions, please contact us at so that we can correct them.
Motheo TVET College
Gauteng Film Commission
Gauteng Partnership Fund (GPF)
Free State Department of Public Works & Infrastructure
Telkom - Business Connexion