sassa food parcel 2022 application form

Filed in ZA by on 20 April 2022

sassa food parcel 2022 application form The temporary provision of assistance is provided to people affected by crisis or disaster and is mainly for people who are unable to meet their family’s most basic needs You can apply for a SASSA food parcel by going to your nearest South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) office. The application form is not available online, but you can get it at your nearest SASSA office. 

sassa food parcel 2022 application form

Submit your application with the following documents:

  • your 13-digit bar-coded identity document and your children’s birth certificates. 
    • If you do not have an identity document and birth certificates, an affidavit from your local police station, chief, councillor or religious leader may be enough proof.
  • Show proof that you:
    • have applied for a grant 
    • have had an emergency (e.g. provide a police report that your house burnt down)
    • have tried to get maintenance 
    • have no other support 
    • are married, divorced, or single 
    • have no income 
    • have a short-term medical disability

Read more: click here to read SASSA Food vouchers 2022

The Social Relief of Distress may be in the form of a food parcel or a voucher to buy food. Some provinces give this assistance in the form of cash. Social Relief of Distress is given for a short time only – usually for up to three months, which may be extended for another three month

How long does SASSA Social Relief of Distress take

  • Your application will be processed immediately.
  • Once your application is submitted, it will be assessed for credibility and your genuine need for the service.
  • Even if you do not have all the documents, you will get your first month’s food parcel, voucher or cash.
  • Remember to take all the documents to the officer before the second month’s payment is due. If you do not, you may not get your second and third month’s food parcel, voucher or cash.
  • If there is no change in your circumstances after you have received the grant for three months, you may apply to have the grant extended for another three months.

for more information about the ssassa food parcel 2022 for disaster you can contact the following numbers for more information SASSA Toll free number 0800601011 or SASSA Regional call center 0338463400 for more information visit

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