Crisis Loan is no longer available from the Jobcentre / Department 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… 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 envelope 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. What should I expect when I apply for a budgeting loan? The… Read More