Pay Dates and Amounts

Are you receiving benefits? If so, they’re paid into your bank account on a set date each month. You will find a list with these dates below.


Your benefits are paid afterwards. For example: the benefits for January 2022 are paid on February 2022.

Monthly benefitPaid into your bank account on
January4 February 2022
February4 March 2022
March4 April 2022
April4 May 2022
May3 June 2022
June4 July 2022
July4 August 2022
August2 September 2022
September4 October 2022
October4 November 2022
November2 December 2022
December4 January 2023

Amount of social assistance benefit

The amount of social assistance benefit has changed since 1 July 2022. You can find the different amounts when you click on the link below. 

Amount of social assistance

If you have any questions about these amounts and/or pay dates, please contact us