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


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


The Social Fund Crisis Loan section is a part of the Department for Work and Pensions and as such follows the same opening times. DWP offices are generally open between 8 amd and 5 pm Monday to Friday, excluding bank holidays and other public holidays. When the Crisis Loan section is closed on a bank… Read More


liverpool welfare provision

      Local authority support Where the local authority has outsourced welfare support any organisations and information will be held on this and associated pages above. If the local authority are directly involved in welfare support through a contact address and / or number this is provided here, along with the circumstances under which… Read More


Get help whilst your benefit claim is processed

How you can get support whilst you wait for your benefits to be processed. Making an application for state benefits can be a lengthy affair,  here are three options that those who are making an application to benefits have to get income whilst awaiting a decision on a recent claim to means tested benefits. At… Read More


scotland-welfare-support

Scottish Welfare Fund (Local Authority Support) Applications for the Scottish Welfare Fund will only be available from 1st April 2013. Access to the application process will be through face to face and telephone contact with the council. Applicants will be required to complete a detailed claim form and provide evidence to support their identity and… Read More


tayside-welfare-support

Scottish Welfare Fund (Local Authority Support) Applications for the Scottish Welfare Fund will only be available from 1st April 2013. Access to the application process will be through face to face and telephone contact with the council. Applicants will be required to complete a detailed claim form and provide evidence to support their identity and… Read More


Scottish Welfare Fund (Local Authority Support) Applications for the Scottish Welfare Fund will only be available from 1st April 2013. Access to the application process will be through face to face and telephone contact with the council. Applicants will be required to complete a detailed claim form and provide evidence to support their identity and… Read More


Local authority support Where the local authority has outsourced welfare support any organisations and information will be held on this and associated pages above. If the local authority are directly involved in welfare support through a contact address and / or number this is provided here, along with the circumstances under which the details should… Read More


Local authority support Where the local authority has outsourced welfare support any organisations and information will be held on this and associated pages above. If the local authority are directly involved in welfare support through a contact address and / or number this is provided here, along with the circumstances under which the details should… Read More