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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...

Sassa KZN closes offices after positive Covid-19 cases

South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) offices in KwaZulu-Natal have temporarily shut down due to positive cases of Covid-19. Regional spokesperson Sandy Godlwana did not...

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...

12 homeless shelters set up in Free State

Various stakeholders from across the Free State have joined hands to combat the spread of Covid-19 by providing not only shelter for hundreds of...

Unpaid grant recipients should expect their funds by Wednesday

The South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) has apologised for the technical glitches on their social beneficiaries affecting over 450,000 old age grant recipients...

PnP opens stores early for pensioners/Sassa beneficiaries

Pick n Pay’s popular early morning pensioners’ shopping hour will be moved from Wednesday to Monday and Tuesday this week to help accommodate South...

‘Don’t visit Sassa offices for food parcels; rather call’

Due to the closure of the offices of the South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) during lockdown, beneficiaries are not allowed to visit SASSA...

Sassa dates changed to support social distancing

The South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) has moved grant payments as a method of minimising the risk of Covid-19 infection. Grants for the...

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...

Fraudsters selling Sassa cards on social media

The South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) is concerned about the case of a man advertising the sale of Sassa cards on Facebook. Sassa and...

Imposters misleading SASSA beneficiaries

The South African Social Security Agency is inundated with calls from beneficiaries with regards to imposters visiting communities with unmarked cash vans claiming to...

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...