Social grants/Sassa grants are mainly administered by the South African Social Security Agency (SASSA). SASSA is however mandated by the South African Social Security Agency (sassa) Act of 2004 to “ensure the provision of comprehensive social security services against vulnerability and poverty within the constitutional legislative framework”.
Also, the Social Relief of Distress award provides immediate temporary assistance to people in dire need of financial support and is given to people in the form of vouchers, food parcels or money for a three month period. Social Grants made available through Sassa are Social Relief of Distress, Grants-in-aid, Child Support Grant, Foster Care Grant
Care Dependency Grant, War Veteran’s Grant, Disability Grant, Grants for Older Persons
- Types of grants
- Grant for older person
- Disability grant
- Care dependency grant;
- Child support grant;
- • SASSA Offices
• What do you need to apply
• Where do you apply for a grant
• Date of approval
• Payment Dates
- • Unsuccessful application
• Methods of payment
• Suspension of grants
• Restoration of grants
- • Main reasons for lapsing grants
• Social Relief of Distress
• Amount of Grants
SOCIAL GRANT FAQ’s
How do I get my grant money on my SASSA CARD?
Where and how can I withdraw cash?
How do I deposit money into my account?
Where can I use my SASSA CARD?
How do I know how much money I have on my SASSA card?
Do I have any transaction amount limits?
How do I get a statement?
What happens if I don’t agree with a transaction on my statement?
What happens if I forget my pin or think somebody knows?
What my pin is
What happens if I use the wrong pin?
What happens if I lose my SASSA card?
What happens if my SASSA card does not work properly?