Register old age home

About
What you should do
How long does it take
How much does it cost
Forms to complete
Who to contact

 

 

About registering an older persons residential facility

If you want to register an older persons residential facility as an individual or organisation, you must apply at your nearest Department of Social Development office.

What you should do

  1. Go to the nearest Social Development office nearest to where you live.
  2. Complete application form 9.
  3. After submitting your application you will be given an acknowledgement letter as proof of your application.
  4. A social worker will invite other role players such as the environmental health practitioner and a medical officer to investigate and asses the intended residential facility.
  5. After the assessment visit by the role-players, a report of the findings will be submitted to the Department Social Development office where your application will be either approved, approved conditionally or disapproved.
  6. If you disagree with the decision, you must appeal to the Minister of Social Development within 90 days of receiving notification.

How long does it take

It may take four weeks to process your application.

How much does it cost

The actual application is free but you will pay for other certificates such as the environmental health certificate.

Forms to complete

The application forms are available from your nearest Social Development office.

Eastern Cape

Tel    043 707 6300
Fax    043 707 6487
City/town    East London
Province    Eastern Cape
Physical address    SASSA Offices 1st Floor Waverly Office Park 3 -33 Phillip Frame Road
Postal address    SASSA Private Bag X 9001 Chiselhurst East London 5200
Web address    www.sassa.gov.za

 

Bloemfontein

Tel    051 409 0853
Fax    051 409 0857
City/town    Bloemfontein
Province    Free State
Physical address    SASSA Offices, African Life Building, 75 St Andrews Street Bloemfontein
Postal address    SASSA Private Bag X4424, Bloemfontein, 9300
Web address    www.sassa.gov.za

 

Gauteng

Tel    011 355 7600
Fax    011 355 7664
City/town    Johannesburg
Province    Gauteng
Physical address    SASSA Offices 69 - 75 Commissioner Street, Johannesburg, 2000
Postal address    SASSA Private Bag X35, Johannesburg, 2000
Web address    www.sassa.gov.za

 

Tel    012 400 2000
Fax    012 400 2257
City/town    Pretoria
Province    Gauteng
Physical address    SASSA House Cnr Beatrix and Pretorius Arcadia Pretoria
Postal address    Private Bag X 55662, Arcadia
Web address    www.sassa.gov.za

SASSA Offices
Tel    012 400 2000
City/town    Pretoria
Province    Gauteng
Physical address    501 Prodinsa Building, Corner Beatrix and Pretorious
Postal address    Private Bag X55662, Arcadia, Pretoria, 0083
Web address    www.sassa.gov.za

Kwa Zulu Natal

Tel    033 342 3580
Fax    033 342 3581
City/town    Pietermaritzburg
Province    KwaZulu-Natal
Physical address    SASSA Offices 1 Bank Street Pietermaritzburg 3201
Postal address    SASSA Private Bag X 9146 Pitermaritzburg 3201
Web address    www.sassa.gov.za

Limpopo

Tel    015 293 6235
Fax    015 293 6230
City/town    Polokwane
Province    Limpopo
Physical address    SASSA Offices 18 College Street Polokwane
Postal address    Private Bag X9302, Polokwane, 0700
Web address    www.sassa.gov.za

 

Mpumalanga

Tel    013 752 5110
Fax    013 752 5109
City/town    Nelspruit
Province    Mpumalanga
Physical address    SASSA Offices, No.2 Bester Street, Progress House, Nelspruit
Postal address    Private Bag X 11230, Nelspruit 1200
Web address    www.sassa.gov.za

 

Nort West

Tel    018 381 7400
Fax    018 381 4014
City/town    Mafikeng
Province    North West
Physical address    SASSA Offices, Master Centre, Industrial Mafikeng
Postal address    Private Bag X6, Mmabatho, 2735
Web address    www.sassa.gov.za

 

Northern Cape

Tel    053 802 4900
Fax    053 832 5525
City/town    Kimberley
Province    Northern Cape
Physical address    SASSA Offices Cecil Sussman, Kimberly, 8300
Postal address    Private Bag X 0611 Kimberly 9300
Web address    www.sassa.gov.za

 

Westen Cape

Tel    021 469 0200
Fax    021 469 0260
City/town    Cape Town
Province    Western Cape
Physical address    SASSA Offices Golden Acre Adderly Street Cape Town
Postal address    Private Bag X9189, Cape Town 8000
Web address    www.sassa.gov.za