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SASSA Releases Grant Payment Dates For Rest Of 2024

SASSA Releases Grant Payment Dates For Rest Of 2024. The South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) serves as a lifeline for millions of vulnerable individuals across South Africa by disbursing essential grant payments. As we progress through the 2024 financial year, SASSA has unveiled the eagerly anticipated grant payment schedule for the remainder of the year, offering clarity and reassurance to beneficiaries.

Importance of Social Grants

Social grants administered by SASSA are instrumental in supporting vulnerable communities, with over 18 million grants distributed monthly. These grants encompass a range of vital financial assistance programs, including the Older Persons pension grant, Disability grant, War Veterans grant, Care Dependency grant, Foster Child grant, Child Support grant, Child Support grant Top-Up, and Grant-in-aid.

SASSA Releases Grant Payment Dates For Rest Of 2024

SASSA has meticulously outlined the grant payment dates for the upcoming months, ensuring beneficiaries can plan accordingly. Here are the key dates to mark in your calendar:

April 2024:

  • Older Persons Grant: 3 April 2024
  • Disability Grants: 4 April 2024
  • Children’s Grants: 5 April 2024

May 2024

  • Older Persons Grant: 3 May 2024
  • Disability Grants: 6 May 2024
  • Children’s Grants: 7 May 2024

June 2024

  • Older Persons Grant: 4 June 2024
  • Disability Grants: 5 June 2024
  • Children’s Grants: 6 June 2024

July 2024

  • Older Persons Grant: 2 July 2024
  • Disability Grants: 3 July 2024
  • Children’s Grants: 4 July 2024
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August 2024

  • Older Persons Grant: 2 August 2024
  • Disability Grants: 5 August 2024
  • Children’s Grants: 6 August 2024

September 2024

  • Older Persons Grant: 3 September 2024
  • Disability Grants: 4 September 2024
  • Children’s Grants: 5 September 2024

October 2024

  • Older Persons Grant: 2 October 2024
  • Disability Grants: 3 October 2024
  • Children’s Grants: 4 October 2024

November 2024

  • Older Persons Grant: 5 November 2024
  • Disability Grants: 6 November 2024
  • Children’s Grants: 7 November 2024

December 2024:

  • Older Persons Grant: 3 December 2024
  • Disability Grants: 4 December 2024
  • Children’s Grants: 5 December 2024

January 2025

  • Older Persons Grant: 3 January 2025
  • Disability Grants: 6 January 2025
  • Children’s Grants: 7 January 2025

February 2025:

  • Older Persons Grant: 4 February 2025
  • Disability Grants: 5 February 2025
  • Children’s Grants: 6 February 2025

March 2025

  • Older Persons Grant: 4 March 2025
  • Disability Grants: 5 March 2025
  • Children’s Grants: 6 March 2025

Anticipated Grant Increases

Beneficiaries can also look forward to increases in SASSA grants, scheduled for 1 April 2024 and 1 October 2024. Finance Minister, Enoch Godongwana, announced these adjustments, which aim to enhance the support provided to vulnerable individuals and families. The anticipated increases include:

  •  The old age grant, Disability grant, War Veterans grant, and the Care Dependency grant will see an increase of R90 in April, followed by an additional R10 in October.
  •  The child support grant will receive a single increase of R20 in April.
  •  The Foster Care grant will also experience a single increase of R50 in April.

However, it’s noteworthy that no increase was announced for the Social Relief of Distress (SRD) grant, which currently stands at R350 per month.

Accessibility Of Grant Payments

To ensure accessibility and convenience, SASSA beneficiaries can collect their grants from various payment points, including ATMs and retail stores such as Pick n Pay, Checkers, Shoprite, and Boxer. This diverse range of payment options aims to accommodate the unique needs and circumstances of beneficiaries across the country.

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Conclusion

SASSA release of grant payment dates and anticipated increases reflects its ongoing commitment to supporting vulnerable communities in South Africa. By providing clarity and predictability, SASSA strives to enhance the well-being and livelihoods of millions of individuals and families across the nation.

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