The SASSA Grants For February Have Now Been Paid. With the commencement of February, the South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) has initiated the distribution of grant payments for the month. Millions of individuals are expected to receive various Sassa grants designed to support financially vulnerable citizens.
SASSA Grants Overview
Sassa disburses grants to over 18 million South Africans on a monthly basis, encompassing a range of permanent grants aimed at providing financial assistance. These include the Older Persons pension grant, Disability grant, War Veterans grant, Care Dependency grant, Foster Child grant, Child Support grant, Social Relief of Distress (SRD) grant, Child Support grant Top-Up, and Grant-in-aid.
February Permanent Grant Payment Schedule
The permanent grant payments for February follow a schedule, with specific dates assigned to different grant categories. It’s important to note that Sassa faces challenges in making payments on weekends and public holidays.
- Older Persons Grant: 2 February 2024
- Disability Grants: 5 February 2024
- Children’s Grants: 6 February 2024
Social Relief of Distress (SRD) Grant Payment Details
For the SRD grant, Sassa has clarified that payments will occur in the last week of February due to necessary verification checks.
SRD Grant Payment Dates for February 2024
In February 2024, SRD grant payments are scheduled to be disbursed from 23 February to 29 February. Following the processing of payments, recipients can expect the funds to reflect in their bank accounts within 2-3 working days.
Checking Sassa Status and Payment Methods
Sassa emphasizes that grant beneficiaries can check their Sassa status on the SRD website during the designated payment week to determine the exact date of their grant payment. Beneficiaries have the option to collect grants at ATMs and retail stores such as Pick n Pay, Checkers, Shoprite, and Boxer. Additionally, they can opt for direct payment to their bank accounts for added convenience.