Social grant applications are administered by the South African Social Security Agency (SASSA). Information on social grants and how to apply is available on the Services section of this website in all South African official languages.
The grants are:
- Older person's grant (old age pension)
- Child support grant
- Care dependency grant
- Grant in aid (if you live on a social grant but need someone to take care of you)
- War veteran's grant
- Foster child grant
- Disability grant
You can also apply for social relief of distress for temporary assistance.
Toll free: 0800 60 10 11 or CPS 0800 60 01 60