Social Grant Set For Another Increase in October 2023

Earlier this year, during the finance minister’s speech announcing the SASSA increase for 2023, it was indicated the raise will happen twice, in April and October.

We’re now approaching October very fast and SASSA social grant beneficiaries will enjoy another increase.

SASSA October Increase

Here’s the total grant increase for each type in October 2023.

  • Pensioners or Old Age Grant: R2,110 (>75yrs) and R2,090 (<75yrs)
  • Disability Grant: R2,090
  • Child Support: R510
  • Foster Care Child Grant: R1,130
  • Care Dependency Grant: R2,090
  • War Veterans Grand: R2,110

SASSA is aiming to assist beneficiaries where possible in this trying times in South Africa.

How to Collect your Social Grant

Before collecting your grant, it’s important to always check your SASSA balance and the correct payment dates for this month.

Below are various ways you can collect the social grant funds:

  • ATM withdrawals using your SASSA Gold Card
  • Collect cash at selected retail stores (Pick n Pay, Shoprite, Boxer, U-Save and Checkers)

Contact SASSA for Queries

For further information about the increase, please contact SASSA using the following details:

SASSA Toll Free Call centre: 0800 60 10 11

SASSA Head Office Telephone: 012 400 2322

Email SASSA Head Office at: [email protected]

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