To conclude youth month commemorations, the Western Cape Department of Social Development launched the Great Brak River Youth Café on Friday, 30 June.
The youth café is a new R6.5-million facility.
It is the product of the department’s partnership with PetroSA, which funded the construction of the building, and the Mossel Bay Municipality which availed space and ongoing support.
The department has contracted their NGO partner, the Wonderful SA Foundation, to operate the facility, and render services to young people on behalf of the department.
The launch was attended by officials from the department, Wonderful SA CEO, Michael Puffet, Mossel Bay Mayor, Harry Levendal, Western Cape Provincial Parliament Deputy Speaker, Piet Pretorius and Provincial Minister for Sports and Culture, Anroux Marais.