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Child Support Grant (CSG)

The Child Support Grant is intended to provide for the basic needs of South African children whose parents or primary care-givers are not able to provide sufficient support due to unemployment or poverty. They may apply for the CSG if they qualify as per the means test.

The amount of the grant from 1st April 2015 is R360 for every child who qualifies.

For up-to-date information on grant amounts check the following website: or

It does not matter whether you are the parent of the child or not, or whether the parents of the child are living together, whether they are married or not married, whether either of the parents is in prison or not, or whether the husband or wife receives another state grant.

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