Payment Schedule For the SASSA Grant For January 2024

Payment Schedule For the SASSA Grant For January 2024

Payment Schedule For the SASSA Grant For January 2024. The South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) disburses over 19 million permanent grants monthly, providing crucial assistance to vulnerable individuals and families across South Africa. As we approach January 2024, Sassa has unveiled the grant payment schedule for the month.

January 2024: Social Grants for 25 Million People

In January 2024, Sassa is set to distribute social grants to more than 25 million individuals in South Africa. These grants, a lifeline for many, encompass various categories, including the Older Persons pension grant, Disability grant, War Veterans grant, Care Dependency grant, Foster Child grant, Child Support grant, Child Support grant Top-Up, and Grant-in-aid. Sassa is also responsible for the R350 grant, further contributing to the welfare of the community.

SASSA Grant Payment Dates for January

Typically initiating payments on the second day of the month for permanent social grants, Sassa will commence payments for January on the third day due to weekends and public holidays. Here’s the breakdown of the Sassa grant payment schedule for January 2024:

  • Older Persons Grant: 3 January 2024
  • Disability Grants: 4 January 2024
  • Children’s Grants: 5 January 2024

SRD Grant Payment Dates For January

Recipients of the Social Relief of Distress (SRD) grant can expect payments between 25 January and 31 January for January 2024. Sassa encourages beneficiaries to verify their payment date on the Sassa SRD website during the payment week. It’s important to note that the payment may take 2-3 working days to reflect in the beneficiaries’ accounts after processing.

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SASSA Grant Amounts for January 2024

Here’s a breakdown of the grant amounts for January 2024:

  • Older Persons grant: R2,090
  • Older Persons (75 years and older): R2,110
  • Disability grant: R2,090
  • War Veterans grant: R2,110
  • Child Support grant: R510
  • Child Support grant (Top-up): R510 + R250
  • Care Dependency grant: R2,090
  • Foster Care grant: R1,130
  • Grant-In-Aid: R510
  • Social Relief of Distress Grant: R350

Managing SASSA Grants Wisely

Sassa advises beneficiaries not to hastily withdraw funds on the initial availability day, emphasizing that the money will remain in their accounts until needed. Grant recipients have multiple options for accessing funds, including bank accounts, retail outlets, mobile cash pay points, and Sassa Gold Cards, which now have an extended period of validity.

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