Getting to know the Grant in Aid Sassa grant
All over the internet, there are always informed about the different Sassa grants you can apply for. The one that most people don’t know about is the grant in aid Sassa grant. Not many people realize that if they qualify for any other grant, they will also qualify for this grant.
But, before you are getting excited, there are many things about the Grant in Aid Sassa grant that you need to know. It doesn’t mean that if you qualify for any grant, you will automatically receive this grant. You will need to meet some requirements before you can apply for it. These are everything you need to know about the Sassa grant, Grant in aid.
About the grant in Aid Sassa grant
Before you think that you can score an extra amount each month from Sassa, you need to know what the Grant in aid is all about.
- Grant in aid is for people who already got any other type of Sassa grant.
- But, they can’t take care of themselves. Or, they can’t look after themselves.
- This is a grant that you basically pay your caregiver for taking care of you.
- It isn’t a grant that you can use for anything else except for paying your caregiver.
- It still needs to go through an application process.
Requirements for the grant
You need to know what the requirements for the Grant in aid are. This isn’t a grant that just anyone can apply for. And, you need to meet these requirements before you can even apply for the grant.
- You need to get a disability grant already. War veteran grants and grants for older persons can also qualify for the grant.
- You should not be able to look after yourself, because of physical or mental disabilities. Therefore you need to have someone taking care of you, full time.
- Also, you should not be cared for in an institution that receives subsidies from the government for your care or housing.
This all means that you need to be over the age of 18 years, have a mental or physical disability, and already get a Sassa grant from the State. These requirements are strict and you should not even consider applying if you don’t qualify for the Grant in Aid Sassa grant.
How much will you receive for the grant in aid
The question that you might have, is how much will you or your caregiver receive from the Grant in Aid Sassa grant? The amount that you will receive at the moment is R450. It will be adjusted after the 2021/22 State’s book year. This normally happens at the end of March.
It doesn’t matter if two or more people are looking after you. You will just receive the payment of R450 per month.
Payment methods for the grant
There are a couple of methods that you can receive the Grant in Aid payment. Normally it will be paid the same way as your other Sassa grant payments. However, you can still change the payment method so that you can get the payment according to your needs. These are the different ways how you can get paid once your Grant in Aid Sassa grant has been approved.
- You can get cash at your nearest Sassa pay point. Normally this is your nearest Post Office.
- Electronic deposit into your bank account or your Post office bank account.
- It can also be paid into an institution acting as the administrator of the grant.
Applying for the Grant in Aid
There are a couple of things that you need to do in order for you to apply for the Grant in Aid application. These are the things that you need to do to get your application approved.
- You should visit the Sassa offices nearest to where you live.
- You need to bring your barcoded ID and your marital status and spouse ID if possible.
- You should have your medical reports and proof of Sassa grant as well. It should be less than 3 months old. It needs to show that you need full-time care.
Grant in Aid Sassa grant. Something that you can get when someone is taking care of you, and you already make use of the disability grant or the old age grant. This is to make it easier to pay someone to take care of you. It is important to make sure that you know everything there is to know before you can apply for the grant. When your grant was declined, you can ask for an appeal.
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