The South Africa Social Security Agency manages grants and allowances for groups in South African society needing assistance.
Social Relief of Distress Grant
This includes grants for children, the older persons grants and disability grants. SASSA also manages the R350 grant for the social relief of distress during the Covid-19 crisis. The SRD R350 grant was intended for temporary assistance during Covid, but it has been extended to continue until at least March 2024.
With the introduction of the SASSA R350 grant, a large number of SRD SASSA application were rolling in with heading to srd.sassa.gov.za, as the website serves many purposes. Not only can you do your SASSA application for R350 on there, you can also check your SASSA SRD status. This is also the SASSA website to correct banking details and other information.
Elegibility Criteria For The Sassa R350 SRD Grant
The Sassa SRD R350 Grant is available to you if you are a South African Citizen but also for asylum seekers, Lesotho exemption permit dispensation, Zimbabwe exemption permit dispensation and if you are a permanent resident.
Social Grant Payments Into Your Bank Account
If you have a bank account with any of the major banks the social relief of distress R350 grant, and other social grants can be paid into this account. You should run a Sassa status check to confirm the status of your Sassa account.
Social Grant Application Process
SASSA also gives a chance to a SASSA grant application which was rejected in the form of a SASSA appeal. Click here to gain access to the SRD appeal link. You use your ID number to secure any of the Sassa services, as directed by the Social Development Department.
Sassa Contact Details
If you're trying to find the SASSA website or SASSA Twitter, SASSA contact number or SASSA contact details for SASSA grant enquiries, click here.