Sassa Child support grant(CSG) top-up

(Caregivers) Child support grant
(CSG) top-up

As of 1 June 2022, caregivers who are eligible can now apply for
the CSG top-up at their local SASSA office or online at
The CSG top-up has been introduced to assist relatives caring for
orphans to provide for their basic needs. The purpose is to keep
orphans within their extended family environment without removing
them from familiar households.
These children will receive their basic CSG of R480, plus an
additional amount of R240, bringing the total to R720.
To qualify, applicants must prove that a child is an orphan by
providing the following:
 certified copies of the death certificates of the child’s parents,
 where the death certificate of one of the parents cannot be
obtained by the applicant, a certified copy of the death
certificate of one parent and an affidavit by the applicant
attesting to the unknown status of the child’s other parent.



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