Check SASSA Care Dependency Grant Status in 2024

In 2024, SASSA continues its vital support for children with disabilities through the Care Dependency Grant. Parents, guardians, and custodians can now conveniently verify their application status online. Here’s how:

How to Check SASSA Care Dependency Grant Status in 2024?

  1. Visit the Official Portal: Access the official SASSA website at
  2. Enter Your Details: Input your South African ID Number and the cell phone number linked to the application.
  3. Click Submit: Send your request, allowing the web portal to process your Care Dependency Grant status application.
  4. View Results: Once processed, the website will display the status of your child’s care dependency grant application.

Understanding SASSA Care Dependency Grant Payment Dates

Stay up-to-date with your SASSA Care Dependency grant payment dates to ensure a smooth process. Payments are disbursed in specific batches, with beneficiaries receiving grants on designated dates. Here’s how to check your payment schedule:

  1. Visit the Payment Dates Page: Navigate to the official SASSA Payment Dates page.
  2. Check the Schedule: Look for the latest payment schedule covering April 2024 to March 2025.
  3. Find Your Grant: Locate the Care Dependency Grant payment dates in the table for your payment information.

How Much is SASSA Care Dependency Grant in 2024?

The SASSA Care Dependency Grant is set to increase in 2024, bringing more support to those who need it. Here’s what you need to know:

Grant Amount:

  • From April 1, 2024: R2,180 per month
  • From October 1, 2024: R2,190 per month

The grant can be received through various methods:

  • Cash Payment: Collect your grant at a designated pay point on a specified day.
  • Electronic Deposit: Opt for electronic deposit into your bank account, including Postbank (bank charges may apply).
  • State Institutions: Grants can also be received through institutions not funded by the State.

Dealing with Suspended or Lapsed Care Dependency Grants

Your Care Dependency grant might be suspended or lapsed due to several reasons, including changes in your circumstances, SASSA reviews, failure to cooperate, or mistakes in the approval process. In such cases, it’s crucial to understand the circumstances leading to the suspension and address them accordingly.

Appeal Process for Denied Care Dependency Grant Applications

In the unfortunate event of a denied Care Dependency grant application, SASSA will provide written notification detailing the rejection reasons. You have the opportunity to appeal this decision within 90 days of receiving the notification. Submit a written appeal to the Minister of Social Development, explaining your disagreement and seeking reconsideration.

Contact Information for Assistance

For more information and assistance, reach out to the Department of Social Development and the South African Social Security Agency through their toll-free helpline: 0800 601 011.

Additionally, you can contact them via email at [email protected].

Stay informed about your Care Dependency Grant support. Check with SASSA for the most up-to-date info on your payments and responsibilities. This grant aims to improve your quality of life, so make sure you’re getting the full benefit you’re entitled to.