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SASSA Children’s Grants Can be Collected Today



SASSA Children’s Grants Can be Collected Today

SASSA Children’s Grants Can be Collected Today. The South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) has announced that recipients can collect their children’s grants for May 2024 starting today. This latest development follows the release of the payment schedule for various grant categories, including old age, disability, and children’s grants for the 2024/25 financial year. Here’s everything you need to know about the latest SASSA grant payments.

SASSA Children’s Grants Can be Collected Today

SASSA has outlined a clear payment schedule for May 2024, prioritizing the distribution of grants to different beneficiary groups. The first week of the month is dedicated to the disbursement of elderly, child, and disability grants. Here’s a breakdown of the payment dates:

  1. Older Persons or Pensioners Grants: Friday, 3 May 2024
  2. Disability Grants: Monday, 6 May 2024
  3. Children’s and all other Grants: Tuesday, 7 May 2024

Increase in Permanent SASSA Grants

Finance Minister Enoch Godongwana’s 2024 Budget Speech brought welcome news for grant recipients. Permanent social grants have been increased to keep pace with inflation and improve accessibility:

  • An increase of R100 for old age, war veterans, and disability and care dependency grants. This increment will be divided into R90 effective from April and R10 effective from October.
  • A R50 increase to the foster care grant.
  • A R20 increase to the child support grant.

How to Contact SASSA

For any inquiries or assistance regarding SASSA grants, recipients are encouraged to reach out directly to SASSA through the following channels:

  • Toll-Free Call Centre: 0800 60 10 11
  • SASSA Head Office: 012 400 2322
  • Email: [email protected]

Recipients can also find contact details for SASSA offices nationwide on the SASSA website.

Additional Information and Queries

If you have further information or queries related to SASSA grants, feel free to reach out to us via email at [email protected] or by phone at 083 625 4114.


With the release of the May 2024 payment schedule and the increase in permanent SASSA grants, beneficiaries can now access vital financial support more efficiently. It’s crucial for recipients to stay informed about payment dates and to reach out to SASSA directly for any assistance or inquiries. By working together and ensuring transparent communication, SASSA aims to continue providing essential social security services to those in need across South Africa.

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