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Welkom and Jagersfontein Sassa offices closed

South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) offices in Welkom and Jagersfontein have been temporarily closed after cases of Covid-19 were discovered at the branches. According...

Sassa further separates grant payment dates

In an effort to promote better social distancing, the South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) will further separate the payments of Old Age and...

Sassa begins double payments on outstanding R350 grant

The South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) said it had begun with double payments for the outstanding R350 grant for June and July. “This is...

Half of country’s citizens face food insecurity

Food security has become a national crisis with some evidence suggesting that roughly 50% of the country’s population is food insecure or at risk...

Don’t rush for cash on first day, pleads Sassa

"Sassa would like to emphasise that there is no need to rush to withdraw cash on the first day of payment because once the...

Thousands in FS to receive unemployment grant soon

The South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) plans to make a large number of payments of the Social Relief of Distress Grant in the...

Sassa issues schedule for beneficiaries

The South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) has issued a schedule for its beneficiaries as it can only serve a minimum number of clients...

Sassa warns beneficiaries to avoid withdrawing money on payday amid coronavirus...

The South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) has warned beneficiaries to avoid withdrawing money on the first day of payment amid coronavirus fears. “The President’s...

Department of Labour to embark on service delivery drive

The Department of Labour’s Compensation Fund will be spearheading a community outreach campaign that will take place from the 24th to the 28th of...

Early December and January SASSA payments

As part of protecting beneficiaries from the festive season rush, the South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) will start its December payment cycle earlier...

VS-bejaardes werp lig op uitdagings

Die Vrystaatse Parlementêre Program vir Bejaardes het gister in die Vierde Raadsaal in Bloemfontein, Vrystaat, plaasgevind. Lede van verskillende klubs vir bejaardes in die provinsies...

Residents express concern over SASSA deductions

MEC of Social Development Mamiki Qabathe, visited QwaQwa earlier this week to discuss SASSA related issues with residents of Tseki village. The visit was...

Sassa suspends 500 suspicious grants

Following an intensive of studying the trends and the modus operandi of the fraudsters, The SA Social Security Agency (Sassa) has stopped 6 000...

Little boy needs wheelchair

The 12-year-old Vuyo Mcqebisa was born with deformed legs. He is able to stand, but not for too long. He mostly crawls to get...

Sassa warns beneficiaries that grants unused for more than three months...

The grants agency says beneficiaries have an opportunity to apply for the restoration of grants within 90 days from the date of the lapsing. The...

30 Arrested for Social Grant Fraud in Free State

Thirty people were arrested for defrauding the State by misusing the Disability Grant yesterday. These individuals allegedly falsified medical information from doctors. According to a...

Post office begins Sassa payments

Beneficiaries can now receive their South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) cash payments from their local South African Post Office (SAPO.) This was announced...

Sassa ‘agrees’ to Post Office’s increased social grant fees

The South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) has accepted an increase in the monthly fees that the SA Post Office (Sapo) will charge for...