Sassa Date For October

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Sassa Date For October

Sassa Date For October: As a South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) recipient, you might be wondering when your next payment will be. October is fast approaching, and it’s important to know the SASSA date for October so that you can plan your budget accordingly.

SASSA typically pays out grants on a monthly basis, and the payment date is determined by the last digit of your ID number.  SASSA releases a payment schedule for each month, which you can find on their website or read through this post to find out Sassa’s payment date for October. It’s important to note that not all recipients will receive their payments on the same day.


Sassa Date For October

SASSA will be making payments to social grant recipients from the 3rd of October to the 15th of October. The specific payment dates will depend on the type of grant you receive and the last two digits of your ID number. Here are the payment dates for each type of grant:

  • Older Person’s Grant: 3 October 2023
  • Disability Grant: 4 October 2023
  • War Veterans Grant: 4 October 2023
  • Child Support Grant: 5 October 2023
  • Foster Child Grant: 5 October 2023
  • Care Dependency Grant: 6 October 2023

Read Also: Sassa Payment Dates For October 2024


Sassa Grants Available For 2024-2025

  • Care Dependency Grant

The Social Relief of Distress Grant (SRD Grant), also known as the COVID-19 SRD Grant, was formed by the South African government, with the aim of providing financial assistance to those who do not have any financial means to support themselves. The grant award is R350 per month, for as long as candidates meet the requirements.

  • Child Support Grant

The Care Dependency Grant is a payment from the government of South Africa to parents, foster parents, or primary caregivers of a child under the age of 18, who requires full-time care due to a mental or physical disability. The value of the Care Dependency Grant isR2 080 per child, per month

  • Foster Child Grant

The Foster Child Grant is a payment from the government of South Africa, to a foster parent (by a valid court order) of a child under the age of 18. The grant is aimed at foster parents who need financial assistance to help take care of a foster child or children. The value of the Foster Child Grant isR1 120, per child

  • Disability Grant

The Disability Grant is a payment from the government of South Africa to adults who are living with a physical or mental disability, making them unable to work for a period of 6 or more months. The Disability Grant is R2 080 per person, per month

  • Older Person Grant

The Older Persons Grant (also called the old age pension grant) is a payment from the government of South Africa, to people residing in South Africa over the age of 60 years. the old age pension is R2080 per person, per month, for people between 60 and 74 years old and R2100 per person, per month, for people over 75 years old.

  • Grant-In-Aid

The Grant-In-Aid is a payment from the government of South Africa to current social grant recipients who are unable to care for themselves, in order for them to pay someone to take care of them full-time. The value of the Grant-In-Aid is R500 per month

  • War Veterans Grant

The War Veterans Grant is a payment from the government of South Africa, to people residing in South Africa over have served in the Second World War or the Korean War. In order to qualify for this grant, applicants must be either over the age of 60 or disabled. They must also pass the “means test” which assesses their income and assets. the war veterans grant is R2100 per person, per month.


How Do I Collect My SASSA 2024 Grant Payment?

If you’re a beneficiary of any of the SASSA grants, then I’m sure you have selected a payment method with which you receive your grant’s payment. If so, you’ll collect your SASSA Grant payment via your chosen payment method. The SASSA payment methods include bank payment, ATMs, and Retailers like Shoprite, U-Save, Boxer, Pick n Pay, and Checkers.



You will receive the SRD Grant as long as you meet the requirements. Due to SASSA’s amended regulations, applicants are no longer required to reconfirm their grant applications.

Read Also: Sassa Grant Payment Dates For October 2024


SASSA Grants Contact Details

For any further queries, please contact SASSA directly:


For the month of October, SASSA will be making payments according to its regular schedule. Recipients of the various grants, including the old age pension, disability grant, and child support grant, can expect to receive their payments on their regular payment dates. For more information, please visit SASSA Grants official website.