The South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) is a government entity established in 2005 under the Department of Social Development in South Africa. Its primary objective is to administer social security grants to eligible individuals and households in need of financial assistance.
SASSA plays a crucial role in providing a safety net for vulnerable populations and addressing poverty and inequality in South Africa. It manages and distributes various social grants on behalf of the government to support individuals and families who are unable to meet their basic needs.
Here Are the Permanent Sassa Grants Available
- SRD R350 grant – R350
- Pension – R2080
- Pension (75 years and older) – R2100
- Disability grant – R2080
- War veterans grant – R2100
- Child support grant – R500
- Care Dependency grant – R2080
- Foster Care grant – R1120
- Grant-in-aid – R500
What Are the Permanent SASSA Grants Available for August 2023
The ‘permanent’ SASSA grants mentioned refer to ongoing social grants provided by the South African Social Security Agency. Here is an explanation of each grant and its corresponding monthly amount:
- SRD R350 grant: This grant, introduced during the COVID-19 pandemic, provides a monthly amount of R350.
- Pension: This grant is for individuals of retirement age and provides a monthly amount of R2080.
- Pension (75 years and older): This grant is specifically for individuals aged 75 years and older, offering a monthly amount of R2100.
- Disability grant: This grant is available to individuals with disabilities and provides a monthly amount of R2080.
- War veterans grant: This grant is specifically for war veterans and offers a monthly amount of R2100.
- Child support grant: This grant is meant to support the basic needs of children and provides a monthly amount of R500.
- Care Dependency grant: This grant is available to caregivers of children with severe disabilities and offers a monthly amount of R2080.
- Foster Care grant: This grant is for foster parents or guardians taking care of children who are not their biological children and provides a monthly amount of R1120.
- Grant-in-aid: This grant is for individuals who require constant care and support, providing a monthly amount of R500.
These permanent SASSA grants aim to assist eligible individuals and households in meeting their basic needs and improving their quality of life. The amounts mentioned are subject to change, so it’s always recommended to refer to the latest official information from SASSA.