Crisis Loan is no longer available from the Jobcentre / Department - we are not affiliated with any organisation mentioned. for Work and Pensions ( DWP ) as the Social Fund was disbanded back in 2013, however it is still possible to apply for a Budgeting Loan and request a copy of the Budgeting Loan Application form by phone.
Calling Budgteing Loan
The application itself has not changed and you will still be expected to fill out an SF500 form detailing what you need the loan for and then accepting repayment terms assuming that your application is accepted.
To start the application off by telephone you will need to call Jobcentre Plus, they have several telephone numbers and you are able to make the initial application by telephone.
As of 1/1/2015, the latest budgeting loan telephone number is 0345 603 6967.
Need to speak to a member of the Depart for Work And Pensions about your issues? Our call connection phone numbers should be able to help – get in touch with the right department by dialling one of the contact numbers below.
Calls to the Social Fund on their direct number 0800 169 0140 are free from any BT landline (this include call/phone boxes) and also includes calls from most of the larger mobile phone networks.