The Disability Grant is a social assistance program available in South Africa, administered by SASSA (South African Social Security Agency). It provides financial support to individuals with disabilities who are unable to work and earn a sustainable income due to their impairments.
To be eligible for the Disability Grant in South Africa, applicants must meet the following requirements:
Citizenship or residency: The applicant must be a South African citizen, permanent resident, or refugee. They must also be a resident of South Africa.
Age: The applicant must be between 18 and 59 years of age.
Medical/assessment report: The applicant must provide a medical or assessment report confirming a permanent and severe disability. The report should not be older than 3 months from the date of application.
Means test: Both the applicant and their spouse must meet the means test requirements to determine eligibility for the grant.
Exclusion from state institution: The applicant must not be permanently maintained or cared for in a state institution.
No other social grant: The applicant must not be receiving any other social grant for themselves.
The Disability Grant aims to provide financial support to individuals with permanent and severe disabilities who are unable to work and earn a sustainable income. For more detailed information about the Disability Grant or to make a medical assessment appointment, please click on the provided links or refer to the relevant resources available from SASSA.
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