Reminder to apply for Indigent Support – help is available

Reminder to apply for Indigent Support – help is available

Overstrand Municipal officials will be available on the following days to help individuals to register for free basic services and 50 free electricity units or to re-apply for Indigent Subsidy:

MOFFAT HALL, MOUNT PLEASANT from 10:00 – 18:00:
9, 23 April 2024

HAWSTON THUSONG CENTRE from 10:00 – 18:00:
17, 24 April 2024

ZWELIHLE COMMUNITY HALL from 10:00 – 18:00:
10, 25 April 2024

KLEINMOND YOUTH CENTRE from 10:00 – 18:00:
16 April 2024

PEARLY BEACH LIBRARY from 09:00 – 17:00
16 April 2024

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

The following documentation must be submitted when applying for your indigent grant:

  • the latest municipal account
  • an identity document of all residents (18 years and older) of the property
  • A copy of the birth certificate of every resident child under 18 years of age
  • 3 months’ salary/wages of each working resident
  • Latest 3 months’ bank statements from each 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 (proof of disability pension or maintenance allowance)
  • Affidavit of unemployment and that there is no other source of income (must confirm since which date unemployed)
  • Divorce order in the event of a divorce
  • an affidavit confirming responsibility for the account in the instance where the applicant is not the account holder, but reside on the property; and a letter from account holder and/or lease agreement
  • In the instance of a deceased estate, indigent applications will be considered in accordance with requirements for Deceased Estates as stipulated in the Overstrand Customer Care, Credit Control and Debt Collection Policy, inclusive of submission of the executors letter, or letter of authority from the Master/Court.
Previous Closing of Municipal Offices over Easter Weekend

Mon – Fri: 07:45 – 13:00 & 13:45 – 16:30
Cashiers: 08:00 -13:00 & 13:45 – 15:00

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