Category Archives: Sassa Grant

Can I get my new Sassa card at the post office?

Can I get my new Sassa card at the post office? Visit any Post Office branch, present an identity document and you will be issued with the new card within minutes. The new SASSA card can also be obtained atSASSA offices nationwide. Special arrangements are made for disabled beneficiaries who cannot visit a post office More Information on SASSA Apply for the Unemployment Grant of… Read More »

What are the four types of grants?

The Social Assistance Act of 2004 and regulations to the act provide the legal framework for the administration of seven social grants. Grants are targeted at categories of people who are vulnerable to poverty and in need of state support. These are older people, people with disabilities and children. Also, the Social Relief of Distress… Read More »

Who qualifies for Sassa?

For people who receive a grant or need to receive one. This is an overview of South Africa’s social grant system and how to apply for social assistance. For a developing country, South Africa has a well-established social welfare system and a large proportion of social spending goes towards social grants. Over 17 million social… Read More »

Sassa Payment Dates

Sassa social grant payments for June 3 June 2021: Older person’s Grants 4 June 2021: Disability Grants 7 June 2021 All other grants Sassa also confirmed “there is no need to rush to withdraw cash on the first day”. Social grants are usually paid from the first of every month except in December, as from January ,… Read More »

Will pensioners get a rise?

Pensioners can again look forward to an inflation-linked increase in their social grants this year. The government spending on social grants will increase to R567 billion. The number of beneficiaries who receive social assistance from the state is expected to increase from 17.9 million to 18.6 million over the next three years. Old-age pensions will… Read More »

How much is the Sassa old age pension?

Older Person’s Grant (Old Age Pension) The maximum value of the Older Person’s Grant is R1,780 per month from April 2019. If you are over the age of 75 you will receive R1,790 per month. You can apply to this grant if you are 60 years or older. You cannot be a recipient of other… Read More »

How do I apply for Sassa?

You should apply at the SASSA office nearest to where you live. If you are too old or too sick to apply for the grant at the office you may have a friend or family member apply on your behalf. You can also arrange for a home visit, although you may wait a while for… Read More »

Who qualifies for Sassa?

For people who receive a grant or need to receive one. This is an overview of South Africa’s social grant system and how to apply for social assistance. For a developing country, South Africa has a well-established social welfare system and a large proportion of social spending goes towards social grants. Over 17 million social… Read More »

What is the Sassa increase

What is the Sassa increase South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) informs social grants population on the annual increase of grants amounts as pronounced by the Honourable Finance Minister, Mr Titus Tito Mboweni’s in his Budget Speech of the year 2020/2021, coming into effect from 1 April 2020. R80 increase on old age, disability, care… Read More »