A Caring and Self-reliant Society.
To transform our society by building conscious and capable citizens through the provision of integrated social development
• Rendering management and administration to the network of social development services within Gauteng;
• Provision, in partnership with relevant stakeholders, of prevention, early intervention, rehabilitation and after care
services to people abusing substances. This also includes services rendered in in-patient and out-patient treatment
• Provision of community home-based care, residential and all other protection services for vulnerable older persons at
risk, and people with disabilities;
• Provision of secure care facilities, home-based services, and assessment and referral services for children found to be
in conflict with the law;
• Provision of services for children through the construction and funding of Early Childhood Development (ECD) facilities
throughout the province;
• Provision of child care and protection services and implementation of the Children’s Act;
• Provision of shelters and counseling services for women and children who are victims of domestic violence and abuse;
• Provision, through home and community-based care (HCBC) centres, of psycho-social support services to people who
are infected and affected by HIV and AIDS, especially orphans and vulnerable children;
• Provision of reunification and preservation services for families; and
• Provision of youth development and sustainable livelihood services to poor households through the implementation of
the War on Poverty (WoP) programme.
The Estimates of Provincial Revenue and Expenditure (EPRE) is a book published along with the tabling of the budget for the new financial year.
A department's programmes are the activities that it spends money on during the financial year. Different programmes have different expenditure budgets, depending on their requirements and available finances. More detail on the programmes is available in the department's Estimates of Provincial Expenditure documents.
Each chart shows the budgeted spending by each sub-programme of that programme.
Each chart shows the budgeted spending by economic classification under that Programme.
Each chart shows the budgeted spending of each Programme under that Economic Classification.
The Adjusted Estimates of Provincial Revenue and Expenditure (AEPRE) is a book published along with the tabling of the adjusted budget.
Budgeted and actual expenditure/allocations for a department can increase or decrease from year to year. Changes in expenditure for a department can be because of changes in the activities of the department, because of changes in priorities between departments, because of cost efficiencies or because of increases in the price of goods and services due to inflation.
The chart shows the department’s actual expenditure for past years, and budgeted expenditure for the current year and the upcoming three years of the medium-term expenditure framework (MTEF). By adjusting these numbers to take inflation into account, it is possible to determine if a department’s expenditure is really increasing or decreasing in real terms, as compared to the rest of the economy.
Previous financial years indicate actual expenditure while upcoming financial years indicate estimated expenditure:
National Treasury, departments and commitees are busy with different things depending on the time of year:
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