Reminder to apply for Indigent Support – help is available this Saturday

Reminder to apply for Indigent Support – help is available this Saturday

Overstrand Municipality is reminding residents to register on the municipal indigent database to qualify for free basic services.

The Finance Department will assist needy households to register and/or re-apply for Indigent Subsidy support and to update the indigent database on the following Saturdays:

• Hawston Thusong: 22 & 29 April from 09:00 – 12:00
• Zwelihle Community Hall: 22 & 29 April from 09:00 – 12:00
• Proteadorp Community Hall, Kleinmond: 22 & 29 April from 09:00 – 12:00
• Gansbaai Municipal Offices: 22 & 29 April from 09:00 – 12:00

Assistance will also be available during the week at any of the municipal offices.

You can apply for indigent support if:
• The total household income of people staying on the property is not more than R7 961.00
• Average units electricity purchased do not exceed 500 kWh per month
• Average consumption of water over the previous 6 months do not exceed 20 kℓ per month
• Occupy the property as the primary residence
• You are a South African citizen
• You do not have more than one property registered as owner
• Your property may only be used for residential purposes

To apply, you must:
Fill in an application form at the Finance Halls at the respective municipal offices OR on the dates that venues will be open on a Saturday from 9:00 – 12:00

Bring the following documents with you:
• Latest municipal account
• ID of residents older than 18 years
• Copy of the birth certificate of all residents younger than 18 years
• Latest 3 months’ salary/wages slip of each working resident
• Latest 3 months’ bank statements from each working resident
• In the case of no bank account, the client must confirm such with an affidavit
• An affidavit to declare income if you are self-employed
• Proof of all SASSA income
• Affidavit of unemployment and that there is no other source of income
• Divorce order in the event of a divorce
• Death certificate of a co-owner where applicable

Registered indigents in the Overstrand area also receive:
• 10 kiloliters free water
• 50 kWh units free electricity

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