The Bredasdorp Thusong centre was officially launched on 14 March 2014. The centre provides easy access to equitable and effective government information and a variety of social services to the Cape Agulhas community. All the office spaces at the Thusong centre are occupied by service providers representing the National-, Provincial- and Local Governments as well as the NGO sector.
Manager: Luzeth Smith Tel: 028 050 0319 E-mail: LuzethS@capeagulhas.gov.za Physical Address: C/O Long- and Ou Meule Street, Bredasdorp
The following service providers are based at the Thusong centre:
SASSA – South African Social Security Agency
DHA – Department of Home Affairs
GCIS – Government Communication and Information Systems
Cape Access – Provides Information and free Internet services to the community
PCDW – Provincial Community Development Workers
Tehilla Community Collaborative – providing support programmes for substance abuse victims
Cape Agulhas Municipality – Human Development Department
The Bredasdorp Thusong Service Centre was officially opened on 14 March 2014. The second phase of the Thusong centre was completed during the 2016/17 financial year. More than 3500 people utilize the Thusong services monthly.
Vision A one stop service and information centre to the people of Cape Agulhas.
To provide a basket of effective and efficient services from all spheres of government and private sectors that will create opportunities and enhance the dignity of civil society within the Cape Agulhas Municipal area.
To provide government information and services to the community on a daily basis that will improve livelihoods.
To promote cost-effective, integrated and sustainable services that will impact the needs of citizens positively via the various communication methods.
To strengthen sustainable partnerships with all spheres of government, the business sector, Non-Governmental Organizations (NGO’s), Community Based Organizations (CBO’s), and civil society.
To create a platform for effective public participation between civil society and Government.
To sensitize both internal- and external stakeholders about the development within the Thusong Programme.