We are often asked what is the crisis loan replacement? and the cold hard truth is that there is nothing set up nationally to replace Crisis Loans Since the Social Fund was disbanded in 2013 and the Government removed the discretionary loans provision that included Rent in Advance and Crisis loans there has been a sharp… Read More


Unfortunately there is no such thing as a Housing Benefit Loan, however it is possible to get help with your housing benefit from a range of organisations. Prior to 2013 it was possible to apply to the Social Fund for a Rent in Advance Loan, this was a loan that was delivered out of a… Read More


Crisis Loan are no longer available from the Jobcentre / Department for Work and Pensions ( DWP ) as the Social Fund was dispanded 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. The application itself has not changed… Read More


In the United Kindgom it possible to get Benefit Loans and these come in two types: Budgeting Loans: A loan that is made to a Household that is limited to £870 per household per application ( multiple applications can be made, however no one Houshold is able to Benefit Loans totalling more than £1500 at… Read More


We have been considering ways that we can help people to get access to the Budgeting Loan system and have come up with a way to enable applications to be taken/completed online and then for the completed form to be posted out to the applicant with a pre-paid enveleope so all that they need to… Read More


[emailpetition id=”1″] Sign the pettion, don’t let central Government cut what is often the only remaining lifeline for many families without being challenged. Three-quarters of councils will scrap or shrink support for England’s most vulnerable people if the Government cuts funding next year, leaders claim. The Local Government Association (LGA) today warned against plans to… Read More


Finding the latest contact details for Antrim Borough Council including telephone or fax numbers, email or postal addresses can be difficult, so we have collected all of the latest contact details for Antrim Borough Council into one place. Whilst most councils including Antrim Borough Council publish contact details on their own websites it is not… Read More


Finding the latest contact details for Angus Council including telephone or fax numbers, email or postal addresses can be difficult, so we have collected all of the latest contact details for Angus Council into one place. Whilst most councils including Angus Council publish contact details on their own websites it is not always easy to… Read More