Sassa September Pay Dates and Social Grant Types: South Africa’s social grants are paid monthly and are administered and disbursed by the South African Social Security Agency (SASSA). Sassa is among other things responsible for registering, assessing and approving new applicants for social assistance also known as social grants.
Social Assistance Budgeting
The country’s social assistance amounts are determined by the Treasury Department and budgets allocation as well. On a yearly basis, the Minister of the above-mentioned department tables a budget for all departments including the Social Development Department which then allocate the funding to Sassa, the implementing agency.
Sassa Monthly Grants Payment
Monthly, the South African Social Security Agency distributes social grants to more that 18 million beneficiaries.
Type of Social Grants in South Africa
The following are some of the social grants categories in South Africa administered by Sassa.
Older Pensioner Grants
These are the grants for elderly persons from the age of 60 and above. The amounts for this grant is categorised per age and also if the elderly person has some disabilities as well.
This is a grant offered to people with disabilities residing within the borders of South Africa.
Child Support Grant
This is a grant offered for children under the age of 18. The grant is paid to the caregiver taking care of the child. It lapses when the child reaches the age of 18. Currently, the amount for this grant is R480 per child.
Sassa September Pay Dates
Here are the Sassa September Payment Dates
|Older Pensioner Grant
|Child Support Grant
How to Apply for Social Grants?
You may visit your nearest branch of Sassa to apply for the grant. You may also apply online at Sassa website.
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