DA concerned 727 children still waiting for foster care placement in Gauteng

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- citizen.co.za | 8 months ago

The Democratic Alliance (DA) in Gauteng says it is worried that there are at least 727 children still waiting for foster care placement in Gauteng.

MPL Refiloe Nt’sekhe said some of these children had been on the waiting list for almost three years. “The department of social development is failing to expedite the placement of the most vulnerable members of society who are in desperate need of a safe place to stay.

“If this department was serious about ensuring the safety and welfare of our children, they would have placed these children by now.

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