Rise in number of CSSA applicants expected

PUBLISHED : Monday, 10 November, 2008, 12:00am
UPDATED : Monday, 10 November, 2008, 12:00am

The number of CSSA applications are expected to rise in the next few months. Social Welfare Department director Stephen Fisher said that during other crises, the number of applications from the unemployed and low-income workers had increased. The department would see whether the government needed to inject more resources into welfare, he said.