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Payments for Sassa Grants for December 2023

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Payments for Sassa Grants for December 2023

Payments for Sassa Grants for December 2023. Sassa pays social grants to millions of people every month. With December just around the corner, it’s important that beneficiaries know how much money they will receive.

Sassa Role in Grant Distribution

South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) distributes more than 18 million grants to vulnerable beneficiaries every month. Sassa is responsible for approving, distributing, and monitoring social grants.

In South Africa, the agency assists vulnerable individuals and families with basic goods and services, helping them to afford them.

Types of Social Grants Managed by Sassa

Sassa distributes social grants to children, the elderly, people with disabilities, and to those affected by Covid-19.

Eligibility Criteria for SRD Grant

All applicants must be unemployed, between the ages of 18 and 59, and earning less than R624 per month in order to qualify for the SRD grant.

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Sassa Payments for December 2023

Here are the grant amounts for December 2023:

  • Older Persons grant – R2 090
  • Older Persons (75 years and older) – R2 110
  • Disability grant – R2 090
  • War Veterans grant – R2 110
  • Child Support grant – R510
  • Child Support grant (Top-up) – R510 + R250
  • Care Dependency grant – R2 090
  • Foster Care grant – R1 130
  • Grant-In-Aid – R510
  • Social Relief of Distress Grant – R350
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December Sassa Payment Dates 2023

Sassa payments are usually made in the first week of each month. Staying up to date on Sassa payment schedules is always a good idea.

  • Older Persons Grant – 1 December 2023
  • Disability Grant – 4 December 2023
  • Children’s Grants – 5 December 2023

SRD Grant Sassa Payment Dates for November

The SRD grants will be paid from 18 December until 22 December. Sassa encourages beneficiaries to check their Sassa status on the SRD website during the payment period.

Checking Grant Payment Information

Sassa’s official website provides information on grant payments, as well as the Skills Portal’s website provides information about grant payments for 2023.

Sassa Grant Increases in 2023

The Finance Minister announces increases in social grants every year. In 2023, permanent Sassa Grant beneficiaries will receive two rounds of increases.

R350 Grant Increases?

According to the Department of Social Development (DSD), the R350 grant has not been increased since its inception due to “fiscal constraints.”

Sassa Status Check

If you want to confirm whether your Sassa grant has been approved, you can run a Sassa status check using your ID number and cellphone number.

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Collecting Your Sassa Grant

There are several ways beneficiaries can collect their Sassa grants, including through bank accounts, retail outlets, and mobile cash pay points. Sassa has made it clear they should not withdraw their payments on the first day they become available.

Sassa Gold Cards

Since millions of Sassa gold cards were set to expire in the coming months, Sassa announced they would extend the validity of gold cards until the end of the year.

See also  SASSA Card Renewal Process For 2024

Payment Details and Changes

You can find complete information about changing your Sassa banking details in the comprehensive guide to changing your Sassa banking details.

Conclusion

Staying informed about Sassa grant payments for December 2023 is crucial for beneficiaries. As Sassa continues to play a vital role in supporting vulnerable individuals, timely updates and adherence to the payment schedule ensure recipients receive the assistance they need.

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