Payment Dates and Amounts for SASSA Child Grants 2024/2025

The SASSA Child Grant is a crucial lifeline for families, providing a monthly allowance of R530 to support the upbringing and care of children in South Africa. This grant is available to citizens, legal permanent residents, and refugees who meet the eligibility criteria.

MonthPayment DateGrant Amount (R)
April5th April 2024530
May7th May 2024530
June6th June 2024530
July4th July 2024530
August6th August 2024530
September5th September 2024530
October4th October 2024530
November7th November 2024530
December5th December 2024530
January7th January 2025530
February6th February 2025530
March6th March 2025530

Payment Methods and Particulars

SASSA disburses the grant through various means, including:

  • Cash disbursement at designated collection points on specific dates.
  • Electronic transfer to your bank or Postbank account (please be aware that the bank may levy charges for this service).
  • Allocation to institutions (such as retirement homes).

Kindly note: If you’re unable to collect the funds in person, you have the option to authorize someone else to retrieve the grant on your behalf. Moreover, standard banking fees may apply to transactions involving your bank account. You have the flexibility to change your payment method by completing a form at a welfare office, although the modification will only take effect after a month.

General Queries

For additional assistance, you can:

  • Reach out to the toll-free helpline at 0800 601 011.
  • Seek information about payout schedules, eligibility criteria for government grants, contact details of district offices, assistance with application follow-ups, and procedures for reporting instances of fraud or malpractice.

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