Sassa Pay Dates For May 2024

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Millions of people will receive grants in May. Sassa has confirmed the grant payment dates for the next month. 


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The South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) provides financial assistance to millions of South Africans through various social grants. These grants are meant to support vulnerable individuals and families, 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 Grant Pay Dates For May

  • Older Persons Grant - 3 May 2024
  • Disability Grants - 6 May 2024
  • Children's Grants - 7 May 2024

Sassa confirmed that grant payments are usually made from the second working day of the month. However, Payments are not made on weekends or public holidays.

In February 2024, positive news arrived for Sassa grant recipients. Finance Minister Enoch Godongwana announced an increase in Sassa grants during his budget speech. This increase has now been confirmed by the Minister of Social Development.

The Minister Of Social Development, in terms of the Social Assistance Act 2024 (act No. 13 of 2004) as amended, with concurrence of the Minister of Finance, announced the increase in social grants.   

Sassa Grant Values For 2024 

Grant

April 2024 Payment 

October 2024 Payment 

Older Persons Grant 

R2,180

R2,190

Older Persons Grant (Older Than 75) (including Additional Payment)

R2,180+R20

R2,190+R20

War Veterans (including Additional Payment) 

R2,180+R20

R2,190+R20

Disability Grant 

R2,180

R2,190

Care Dependency Grant

R2,180

R2,190

Foster Child Grant 

R1,180

R1,180

Child Support Grant 

R530

R530

Child Support Grant (Top-Up) 

R530 + R260

R530 + R270

Grant In Aid 

R530

R530

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Millions of South Africans rely on social security grants from Sassa. In April and October this year, the Sassa grant values will see changes.

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