Applications for the R350 Special Covid-19 Social Relief of Distress (SRD) grants will open tomorrow, 6 August, and payments are expected to be made at the end of August.
Government has set aside R27bn for the payment of the R350 grants to eligible and unemployed people. Unemployed care givers can also apply
All applications will be done electronically via the following methods:
Via the website srd.sassa.gov.za or WhatsApp on 082 046 8553 or dial *134*7737#
For more information on the qualifying criteria click HERE
It is also important to emphasise that the previous SRG grant expired on 30 April 2021 and this means that all those who had previously applied must re-apply again, in order to enable us to assess their eligibility as we did every month during the previous period.
— Social Development (@The_DSD) August 4, 2021