DEPENDANTS

The widower or widow of the deceased member (Legal marriage certificate is required). This grant will cease with remarriage but the children will still receive a grant. The Fund must be notified ahead of time of the remarrying of the widow/widower to ensure that money due to him/her can be recovered.

  • Children to whom the deceased is the biological father;
  • Step children of the deceased;
  • Legally adopted children of the deceased – the adoption process must have started before the death of the member. (Confirmed by a legal adoption document)
  • Dependent children

    Who are entitled to grants?

  • Dependent children registered on the deceased’s SAP 96 (Service record) / Polmed;
  • Children who were not registered on the deceased’s SAP 96 but were born within a legal marriage;
  • Children that were not born within a legal marriage but were registered on the deceased’s SAP 96 / Polmed (medical aid card);
  • Any other proof that the deceased member was the biological father of the child, will be considered;
  • All school going children that are under the age of 19 years old;
  • All preschool children;
  • Disabled children (no age restriction) – confirmed by a medical certificate yearly.
  • APPLYING FOR AN ALLOCATION AFTER A CONTRIBUTOR’S DEATH

    Ensure that your spouse has the Fund’s details: Equifin Building, 352 Kiepersol Road, Lynnwood, 0081 / PO Box 36280, Menlo Park, 0102 / Tel: 012 348 1557 /
    Fax: 012 348 1168 / wilma@weesfonds.co.za, vienie@weesfonds.co.za, roween@weesfonds.co.za Make sure that your dependants are registered on your SAP 96 (employment register) or Polmed in order to expedite applications for allocations.