sassa grant


The South Africa Social Security Agency (Sassa) manages grants and allowances for groups in South African society needing assistance. This includes grants for children, the older persons grants and disability grants. SASSA also manages the R350 grant for the special relief of distress during the Covid-19 crisis.

SASSA payments are made in various ways. They can be paid through a bank account, through your SASSA card, through a Post Office or through CashSend. Your SASSA grant is there to assist you with your basic needs. Click here to find out how SASSA SRD payments work.

A large number of SRD SASSA application were rolling in heading to due to SASSA R350 grant. 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. 

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.

If you're trying to find the SASSA contact number or SASSA contact details for SASSA grant enquiries, or the SASSA website or SASSA Twitter, click here.

You can also click here to find the latest SASSA news.

Human rights group, Black Sash released a report which highlighted issues faced by R350 grant beneficiries such as long queues and difficulties with connectivity to apply for the SRD grant.  

The R350 SRD grant provides financial relief to beneficiaries across South Africa who require financial assistance from the state, but you may be wondering if individuals from outside of the country are able to qualify for this grant? Find out more below. 

Are you hoping to submit an application for the R350 grant, but you do not have a phone? Well, here is how you can submit your application without a device.

School infrastructure problems have been a long-standing challenge within the country's basic education sector. Despite this being the case, the Basic Education Department has recently given an update on the progress made in response to this challenge. 

While the South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) continues to pay out grants to financially vulnerable South Africans, the Department of Social Development has not been spared from public scrutiny over some of the challenges that have hindered the processing of grant payments. Here is how social grants payment have been processed according to the Minister of Social Development. 

The Department of Social Development's introduction of the Sassa R350 grant has been praised as a significant government response to the country's socio-economic challenges. However, one of South Africa's human rights organizations believes that the department can do a lot better based on their survey finding. Here is what they have had to say.

South Africa is a country that is not only populated by its local citizens but also refugees who call it home. When it comes to social security, the question arises as to whether refugees can also qualify to receive the Sassa R350 grant. Here is the answer to that question.

The Department of Social has recently set a deadline by which all Sassa R350 grant recipients will receive their outstanding grant payment. The Department also outlines other important processes that beneficiaries must follow in order to ensure that they receive their grant payment.

Are you wanting to apply for a Sassa grant but need access to your One Time Pin, which is also known as an OTP? Here's a guide on how to access your Sassa OTP to access your form.

With new regulations in action, it seems as if the R350 grant was renewed. With beneficiaries having to re-apply, more application portals are now opening.

Sassa has announced that recipients of the R350 Social Relief of Distress grant will no longer be able to collect their grant payments from the South African Post Office. The Sassa spokesperson has explained why the R350 grants are no longer available at Post Offices. 

Many applicants have been experiencing delays with their R350 grant appeal process which may be causing some frustration. Here is what may be causing these delays.

Sassa grant recipients will need to keep up to date with the payment schedule in order to receive their payment on time. In this article, we will show you a few outlets you can keep an eye on that will provide you with Sassa grant payment schedules and keep you up to date with any changes that may occur. 

The Department of Social Development has recently made its budget, in which more details have been given on the funding allocation made towards the Social Relieved of Distress grant. Here are more details on how the department intends to carry out upcoming grant disbursements and some responses to the speech.  

Sassa social grant beneficiaries who are yet to collect their R350 grant payment this month are going to have to make adjustments to their applications. The organization has announced a few changes to some of the current grant payment collection methods. 

Sassa Social Relief Distress (SRD) grant beneficiaries may have to reevaluate their grant payment collection methods following a recent announcement by the South African Post Office. Here is why you can no longer collect your R350 grant payment through them. 

Payments of the Social Relief of Distress (SRD) are still currently being disbursed by the South African Social Security Agency (Sassa). However, the agency has had to clarify a few things relating to how often beneficiaries should keep tracking their R350 grant application. 

Department of Social Development (DSD) Deputy Director-General, Brenda Sibeko revealed that seven million people have applied for the R350 Social Relief of Distress (SRD) grant since opening re-applications for the grant.


As Sassa continues to disburse the Social Relief of Distress (SRD) grant for this month, there have been growing frustrations among some applicants who have not yet received their grant payment for previous months. Sassa is looking to address the grant payment backlog for affected applicants. 

The South African Social Security (Sassa) has officially resumed grant payments for recipients of the R350 grant. Have a look at the following dates for the rest of May 2022 so as to ensure that you receive your grant payment on time.