The War Veterans Grant is a social assistance program provided by SASSA (South African Social Security Agency) to support and recognize the contributions of war veterans in South Africa. This grant is specifically designed to assist veterans who have served in the armed forces during times of conflict or war. It aims to provide financial support to eligible veterans who may be facing challenges in their daily lives due to their service-related experiences.
The War Veterans Grant is intended to help veterans meet their basic needs and improve their overall well-being. Eligible veterans can apply for this grant through SASSA, and the agency’s dedicated staff is available to provide guidance, process applications, and address any inquiries or concerns related to the War Veterans Grant. SASSA strives to ensure that war veterans receive the necessary support and recognition they deserve for their sacrifices and service to the nation.
To be eligible for the War Veterans Grant provided by SASSA (South African Social Security Agency), applicants must meet the following requirements:
Citizenship and residency: The applicant must be a South African citizen or permanent resident and be a resident in South Africa.
Age or disability: The applicant must be 60 years and over or have a disability.
Service in specific wars: The applicant must have fought in either the Second World War or the Korean War.
Means test: Both the applicant and their spouse must meet the requirements of the means test. This test evaluates their income and assets to determine eligibility for the grant. The income of foster parents will not be considered.
Not in a state institution: The applicant must not be maintained or cared for in a State Institution.
No other social grant: The applicant must not be receiving another social grant in respect of themselves.
If you require further information about the War Veterans Grant, I recommend clicking on the provided link or contacting SASSA for more detailed guidance and assistance.
Note: The income of foster parents will not be taken into consideration.