SASSA children's grants can be collected TODAY

SASSA children’s grants can be collected TODAY Photos: Stock/Canva/SASSA

SASSA children’s grants can be collected from TODAY

SASSA released the payment schedule of social grants for the 2023/24 year. You can collect your SASSA children’s grants from TODAY.

SASSA children's grants can be collected TODAY

SASSA children’s grants can be collected TODAY Photos: Stock/Canva/SASSA

You can collect your SASSA children’s grants for NOVEMBER 2023 from TODAY.

REMINDER – HERE ARE THE SASSA SOCIAL GRANTS PAYMENT DATES

This comes after the South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) released the payment schedule for the 2023/24 financial year.

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SASSA RELEASED THE PAYMENT SCHEDULE FOR THE REST OF THE YEAR

The first week of the month is reserved for elderly, child, and disability grant payments. 

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After that, it is Social Relief of Distress (SRD) grant recipients, and all other grants are paid out. All other beneficiaries can still collect at South African Post Office branches except for the SRD recipients.

HERE ARE THE NEW SASSA SOCIAL GRANTS PAYMENT DATES

  • Older person payment date- 2 November2023
  • Disability grants payment date – 3 November 2023
  • Children’s payment date – 6 November 2023

“There is no fixed payment date for the special COVID-19 SRD.”SASSA

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Meanwhile, the R350 Social Relief of Distress (SRD) grant has been extended for another year.

This was revealed by Finance Minister Enoch Godongwana as he delivered the Medium-Term Budget Policy Statement at the City Hall in Cape Town on Wednesday, 1 November.

R350 SRD GRANT EXTENDED FOR ANOTHER YEAR

During his speech, Godongwana said in the current financial year, spending has been revised down by R21 billion. Further reductions of R64 billion in 2024/25 and R69 billion in 2025/26.

Godongwana said the implications of these adjustments will be partially offset by departments implementing the cost containment guidelines issued by the National Treasury.

Furthermore, Godongwana said government has made a strategic decision to allocate funds to sectors that are personnel heavy such as Health, Education and Police Services.

“Additional funding of R24 billion this year and R74 billion over the medium term will be used to fund the 2023/24 wage increase and the associated carry-through costs in these sectors.

“R34 billion is allocated to extend the Copvid-19 Social Relief of Distress grant by another year. Over the medium term, a provisional alocation is retained while a comprehensive review of the entire social grant system is finalised,” he said.

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REMINDER OF WHO TO CONTACT FOR 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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