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April SASSA grants can be collected from next week 

Good news for SASSA grant recipients! You can expect your April SASSA grants Payments to begin disbursing next week. The South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) has released the schedule for different grant categories.

Here Are The April SASSA Grants Payment Dates

  • Older Persons or Pensioners Grants: Wednesday, 3 April 2024
  • Disability Grants: Thursday, 4 April 2024
  • Children’s and all other Grants: Friday, 5 April 2024

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This staggered schedule ensures timely access to these critical funds for senior citizens, people with disabilities, caregivers, and families. Remember, you don’t have to withdraw the money on the exact day it’s deposited. Once credited to your account, you can access your April SASSA grant funds throughout the month.

Here Is Everything You Need To Know About The Official SASSA Grants Increase For 2024

Finance Minister Enoch Godongwana confirmed that the permanent SASSA grants will be INCREASED.

Godongwana delivered his 2024 Budget Speech to Parliament last month.

To keep pace with inflation and improve access, authorities increase permanent social grants:

  • An increase of R100 to the old age, war veterans, disability and care dependency grants. Authorities will divide this amount into R90 effective from April, and R10 effective from October.
  • A R50 increase to the foster care grant; and
  • A R20 increase to the child support grant.

What Is The Latest Increase On The SRD Grant?

In the meantime, starting in April of this year, the government raised the Social Relief of Distress (SRD) grant, also referred to as the R350 grant, to R370.

This month, earlier in the National Assembly, Godongwana made the announcement.

In 2024/25, the government allocates R33.6 billion to the COVID‐19 Social Relief of Distress Grant, with provisional allocations for 2025/26 and 2026/27.

With the exception of those receiving the COVID-19 SRD Grant, National Treasury projects that the number of grant beneficiaries will rise from 18.8 million in 2023/24 to 19.7 million in 2026/27.

Reminder Of Who To Contact For Any Queries

  • For any further queries, please get in touch with SASSA directly:
  • Contact the SASSA Toll-Free Call centre on 0800 60 10 11
  • Contact the SASSA Head Office on 012 400 2322
  • Email SASSA Head Office at: Grantsenquiries@sassa.gov.za
  • Contact details of SASSA offices across the country: SASSA offices

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