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


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


how long does it take?

Well given that we are constantly asked the same question “how long does a budgeting loan take ? ” back in December we decided to start a poll to see if we can work ou how log it actually takes in the real world. The idea Is that it takes around 20 working days for… Read More