Department: Social Development

Contact details

Physical: Mimosa Complex, Barkley Road, Kimberley
Postal: Private Bag X5042, Kimberley, 8300
Tel: 053 874 9100
Fax: 053 871 1062


The mission of the Northern Cape Department of Social Development is to ensure the provision of comprehensive social protection services against vulnerability and poverty within the constitutional and legislative framework, and create an enabling environment for sustainable development. The Department further aims to deliver integrated, sustainable and quality services, in partnership with all those committed to building a caring society.

The Department's strategic priorities are: caring for and protecting vulnerable groups, especially children, women and people with disabilities; strengthening families and communities; transforming social relations, with a specific focus on gender and victim empowerment; and strengthening institutional capacity to deliver quality services. In addition, the Department contributes to the realisation of some of the following government outcomes: improved quality basic education; a long and healthy life for all; citizens are safe and feel safe; decent employment through inclusive economic growth; a skilled and capable workforce to support an inclusive growth path; vibrant, equitable, sustainable rural communities contributing towards food security for all; sustainable human settlements and improved quality of household life; a responsive, accountable, effective and efficient local government system; and an efficient, effective and development-orientated public service, and an empowered, fair and inclusive citizenship.

Office Bearers

Mr G van Staden
Head of Department
Ms E Botes

Mr Gift van Staden
Head of Department:
Ms Elizabeth Botes
Ms Shouneez Kimmie-Wookey
Senior Management:
Mr Zolie Albanie (Executive Manager: Corporate Services)
Mr Ichabod Manyane (Acting Executive Manager: District and Institutional Support)
Ms Shireen Mohammed (Executive Manager: Research and Development)
Mr Herman Mooketsi (Executive Manager: Social Welfare Services)
Mr Lesego Pule (Media Liaison Officer)
Communications Officers:
Mr Conrad Fortune (Communications Manager)

Financial Information

All Financial Values: R'0002015/162014/152013/142012/13
AUDIT OUTCOMEClean AuditClean AuditClean AuditClean Audit
Total Final Appropriation713 956660 773607 688531 995
Actual Expenditure713 793654 471604 415531 722
Employee Compensation307 060273 352248 969232 431
Goods and Services153 631151 451140 774133 231
Capital Assets35 98930 10521 8906 451
Unauthorised Expenditure----
Irregular Expenditure--1 0552 429
Fruitless & Wasteful Expenditure---3 055
Posts Approved1 0741 0641 0131 037
Posts Filled987967931945
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