We can get overwhelmed when you need to apply for any Sassa grant. This is because there is so much different information that we don’t know which ones are true.
There are also some facts that we need to know about Sassa that we just don’t get online. And, this is where we come in. We are giving you all the facts about Sassa that you didn’t know. Facts that are actually important to know for everyone considering applying for this aid. Most of you might not have known these.
You can qualify for more than one Sassa grants
Did you know that you might be qualifying for more than one Sassa grant? For example, if you are older than 60 years, but you are still taking care of a child. Or, you are a foster parent for a child that is still younger than 18 years old. Then, you can receive both child support and foster child support with the old age Sassa funding.
The only thing that you need to know is that when you are applying for the SRD R350 grant, then you can’t have any other grant as well. This is only a grant for people with no other source of income, Sassa included.
There are still people receiving the veteran funding
You might think that there aren’t many people that still get the veteran grant. However, this isn’t the truth. There are still many people that were veterans that is getting this Sassa payment.
There might not be many people left, and you can’t apply for the grant today, but this is still a valid grant that your parents or grandparents can get.
R350 SRD was only created during the Covid pandemic
Yes, it is two years since the start of the Covid pandemic. However, the SRD grand for covid is still going. And it will go until March 2023. And, yes, you can still apply for the grant until next year. Even if there isn’t a pandemic anymore, or even because the pandemic isn’t as serious anymore.
You just need to make sure that you know when you qualify for the grant. And you need to make sure that you know how to apply and what paperwork you need to have before applying. Making the whole process easier. It is important to know that this grant is only for those that don’t have any source of income. Not UIF, grants, or pension.
Receiving your payment is now easier than ever
A couple of years ago, receiving your grant wasn’t as easy. You need to stand in line once a month to receive the payments. The queues were long, older people were getting tired, and a lot of crime took place there. However, everything has changed.
Now, you can choose different payment methods. You can even get the grant paid into your bank account or to a virtual card. There are now also different collection points where you can collect your Sassa. The best part is that the payment dates are now stretched to three different dates per month.
The Sassa SRD payments are made throughout the month. You will get an Sms notification when you can collect your payment.
Foster child grant is for foster parents, with no maximum salary requirement
Did you know that if you are fostering a child with the right court documents, you can receive the foster child grant? This is for people that are taking care of children that aren’t their own children. There is no maximum salary requirement before you can qualify for the grant.
If you have all the right court documents, you can go to the nearest Sassa office and apply for the Sassa funding.
SRD grant is easier to apply for than other grants
When you qualify for the Covid SRD Sassa, it is easier to apply for this funding than for the other Sassa fundings. You can apply online, make use of WhatsApp, Facebook or even use a USSD code. This isn’t as easy for applying to the official Sassa fundings.
These are some of the facts and information that many people don’t know yet. And, it is important to get as much information as possible when you are considering applying for any Sassa grant. Knowledge is power, even when it comes to government funding.