Cape Town Social Services - DSD - Department of Social Development

Area: Goodwood, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
Region: Western Cape
Physical Address: 18 Goulburn Centre, Goulburn Street, Goodwood, Western Cape, South Africa
Postal Address: Private Bag X2, Goodwood, 7459, South Africa
Phone: +27 (0)21 483 7670
Fax: +27 (0)21 483 7921
Cell: +27 (0)71 815 0920
Contact Person: Ms Z. Louw

The Cape Town District Office offers a range of social-work and development services for:  


  • Children (e.g. child protection, school readiness)
  • Young adults (e.g. training, job placement, help when in trouble with the law)
  • Victims of violence (e.g. help for rape survivors and victims of crime)
  • The elderly (e.g. integration programmes and frail care)
  • The homeless (e.g. shelters and integration programmes)
  • Substance abusers (e.g. treatment and counselling services)

The District Offices are also home to the South African Social Security Agency (SASSA), where you can apply for any social grant (child support, foster child, care dependency, old age, disability, war veterans, grant-in-aid).

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