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Comment on the City’s draft strategy to reduce rough sleeping<span> <h2 class="sectHeading">About</h2></span> <p> The draft strategy aims to set out:</p><ul><li>a definition for homelessness and for rough sleeping to ensure that our administration and other strategic instruments, which address homelessness, are applied uniformly. </li><li>our processes to identify rough sleepers in order to deliver the services and projects approved in our <a href="https://www.capetown.gov.za/Family%20and%20home/Meet-the-City/our-vision-for-the-city/the-citys-idp-2022-2027">Integrated Development Plan (IDP)</a> and with the allocated budget </li><li>the means by which we will support the referral and reintegration of rough sleepers into families, the community and society </li><li>the roles and responsibilities of the various roleplayers in the City </li><li>our responsibility in the provision of infrastructure for safe spaces, as well as a commitment towards the Safe Spaces Project </li><li>a commitment to an interface model to support collaboration between all relevant roleplayers in the sector</li></ul><p>Once approved, the strategy will replace the existing <a href="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/documentcentre/Documents/Bylaws%20and%20policies/Street%20People%20-%20%28Policy%20number%2012398B%29%20approved%20on%2004%20December%202013.pdf" target="_blank">Street People policy (2013)</a>. </p><p>In terms of section 17 of the Local Government: Municipal Systems Act, Act 32 of 2000, you can submit comments to the municipality in respect of the draft strategy.<br></p><h4>Access the documents:</h4><ul><li><a href="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/documentcentre/Documents/City%20strategies%2c%20plans%20and%20frameworks/Rough_Sleeping_Strategy.pdf" target="_blank">Draft Strategy </a></li><li>HYS Advert (<a href="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/documentcentre/Documents/Forms%2c%20notices%2c%20tariffs%20and%20lists/HYS_ROUGH_SLEEPING_English.pdf" target="_blank">English</a> | <a href="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/documentcentre/Documents/Forms%2c%20notices%2c%20tariffs%20and%20lists/HYS_ROUGH_SLEEPING_Afrikaans.pdf" target="_blank">Afrikaans</a> | <a href="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/documentcentre/Documents/Forms%2c%20notices%2c%20tariffs%20and%20lists/HYS_ROUGH_SLEEPING_Xhosa.pdf" target="_blank">isiXhosa</a>)</li></ul><h4>You can also access the documents at:</h4><ul><li><a href="https://www.capetown.gov.za/Family%20and%20home/See-all-city-facilities/Our-service-facilities/Libraries">City libraries </a></li><li><a href="http://www.capetown.gov.za/Family%20and%20home/Meet-the-City/City-Council/Find-your-councillor-ward-or-subcouncil" target="_blank">Subcouncil offices</a> </li><li>In the document download section below</li></ul> <span> <h2 class="sectHeading">Comment period</h2></span> <p>Submit your comments from <strong>22 April – 22 May 2024</strong>.</p> <span> <h2 class="sectHeading">Submit your comment</h2></span> <p>Comments may be submitted via the following channels:</p><p><strong>Online</strong> <br><a href="https://www.capetown.gov.za/_layouts/15/WebFeedback.SharePoint/webfeedback.aspx?id=4101c450-a7b8-45c3-8ed9-90d1394059ec" target="_blank">Submit your comments online</a>.</p><p><strong>Delivery</strong> <br>Deliver your comment by hand to your nearest <a href="http://www.capetown.gov.za/Family%20and%20home/Meet-the-City/City-Council/Find-your-councillor-ward-or-subcouncil" target="_blank">subcouncil office</a>. </p> <span> <div class="notification with-heading dark-copy pink bg-light-grey"><div class="graphic with-border"> <i class="info note">​​​</i> </div><div class="desc"><h4>Please note</h4><p>Our Public Participation Unit will assist you if you would like to submit comments but have a disability or are unable to read or write. Please call <a>0800 212 176</a> for assistance.</p></div></div></span> GP0|#cc1f7b28-f43b-45ab-a0f2-08b4fefef7ed;L0|#0cc1f7b28-f43b-45ab-a0f2-08b4fefef7ed|Issues open for public comment;GTSet|#a7cfb90d-44ad-4426-98ce-565f79932396;GPP|#79e6adda-2aa2-4523-bc29-296828216c9322 April – 22 May 20240

 

 

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