Sassa Western Cape on Thursday announced that social grant payments for August 2016 will be paid out earlier.
The payouts have been brought forward and will start July 27 due to local government elections.
Sassa Western Cape spokesperson Shivani Wahab says: “The payment points will run from 27 to 29 July 2016. Payments at pay points will resume on 4 August until the last payment date.
“The money will be available without interruption as from 27 July to 25 August for beneficiaries using other channels, e.g. ATMs and stores.”
Enquiries can be made to 080 060 1011 or 012 400 2322.