Services to People with Disabilities

Ms Meisie Lekhobo

Tel: 053 874 9156

Fax:053 871 3155

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Design and implement integrated programmes and provide services that facilitate the promotion of the well -being and the socioeconomic empowerment of persons with disabilities.

The purpose of the program is to render holistic integrated services to most vulnerable groups in society through a basket services i.e. Therapeutic and developmental programs, rehabilitation, advocacy and care and protection programs and to ensure the improvement in the quality of life of Persons with Disabilities.
In terms of Outcome 8 of the Strategic Outcomes, “sustainable human settlements and improved quality of household life”:  Services to Persons with Disabilities refer to the protection and promotion of the rights of People with disabilities including social security rights.



Policy Mandates

Integrated National Disability Strategy (INDS)
The White Paper on an Integrated National Disability Strategy calls for the establishment and implementation of a range of services to enable people with disabilities and parents of disabled children to access services that will enhance their ability to live independently.  It also makes provision for Activity Centres and residential care services.

  • Disability Policy

This policy calls for the integration of disability issues within departmental programs and protection of people with disabilities.

  • Minimum Norms and Standards for Residential Facilities for Persons with Disabilities

The Minimum Norms and Standards calls for the development and implementation of measures to ensure the protection, safety of service recipients.

  • Policy on the Management and Transformation of Protective Workshops

Strives towards restoring the dignity of Persons with Disabilities







Mail Us

Department of Social Development
Latlhi Mabilo Complex
257 Barkley Rd

Contact Details

Contact telephone numbers
053 874 9100
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