Apply for a special frail-care grant

Staff reporter   Social grant-in-aid to frail requiring full time care The South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) would provide a social grant-in-aid to frail beneficiaries who are receiving any of the following; the old age grant, disability or war veteran’s grant, who require full-time care because of physical or mental disability.  Beneficiaries who are unable to care for themselves to the point where they need full-time care from someone else, could qualify for an additional monthly payment from SASSA, a grant-in-aid. One can’t get a grant-in-aid on its own;…

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Sassa – more incidences of fraud

Urgent message to social grant beneficiaries.   SASSA has identified 2800 potential fraud cases from 2200 different banks. Six hundred of these (600) have been committed at the National Post Office. These are nationwide figure. Due to this, beneficiaries may not be able to access their funds and are advised to: 1)    Make an affidavit at nearest police office. 2)    Take your  bar coded or smart card ID together  with the  affidavit to the nearest SASSA office. 3)  The ID should be in your name and 4)    Bring along proof…

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