Category Archives: Sassa Grant

How do I apply for Sassa?

How to apply for sassa unemployment grant? 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,… Read More »

SRD grant application

About applying for SRD grant application Social relief of distress is temporary provision of assistance intended for persons in such a dire material need that they are unable to meet their families’ most basic needs. This could be due to any of the following factors: you need help while you wait for your children’s grants… Read More »

Apply for the Unemployment Grant of R350.

Coronavirus COVID-19 lockdown  Applications for the R350 SASSA Social relief of distress grants are now open. Applicants must be:– Above the age of 18;– Unemployed;– Not receiving any income;– Not receiving any social grant;– Not receiving any unemployment insurance benefit and does not qualify to receive unemployment insurance benefits;– Not receiving a stipend from the… Read More »

October Sassa Payment Dates

Sassa social grant payments for October As we approach the end of September and the start of October, SASSA grant beneficiaries will be interested in knowing their grant payment dates.  The SASSA grant payment dates for September are: Older Person’s Grants 5 October 2021 This includes any grants linked to these accounts Disability Grants 6 October 2021… Read More »

Sassa r350 grant Application

Sassa r350 grant Application Online The special Covid-19 Social Relief of Distress GrantThe President declared a National State of Disaster as a result of the Covid-19 global pandemic. In this regard he introduced a special Covid 19 Social Relief of Distress Grant (SRD) of R350 per month for 6 months to be paid to individuals… Read More »


SRD Grant and Your Special COVID-19 OR SRD Grant – Application Process STEP CHOOSE AN APPLICATION CHANNEL Apply via one of these channels: WhatsApp: Send a message to 082 046 8553   SRD Website:   SASSA Chatbot: APPLICATION VIA WHATSAPP   Send WhatsApp message to 082 046 8553   Applicant will provide personal details as prompted by… Read More »

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 »