07 May 2020 - NW220
Shembeni, Mr HA to ask the Minister of Social Development
Whether her department has any plans to build rehabilitation centres in Mhluzi Township in the Steve Tshwete Local Municipality; if not, what is the position in this regard; if so, what are the relevant details?
The department of Social Development does not have any plans to build rehabilitation centres in Mhluzi Township in the Steve Tshwete Local Municipality.
The Department is funding Greater Nkangala Rehabilitation Centre in Steve Tshwete Municipality which is a Non-Profit Organisation (NPO). The centre is a Community Based service which is located at Mhluzi Township. It provides prevention, treatment and aftercare services to communities around the Steve Tshwete Municipality.
Furthermore, the Department has a state owned treatment centre in White river called Swartfontein Treatment centre. The centre is operational and has the bed capacity of 50 service users.