The out of hours crisis loan telephone number is different for each area, there was a time that the social fund used to publish one number and provide a routing service that connected you with your local out of hours crisis loan officer, however that is no longer the case.

If you need a crisis loan at the weekend or any other time that the main crisis loan number is not operational then you will need to follow another procedure to apply for a loan.

It is still possible to apply for a Crisis loan at the weekend, but you can not call and make an application over the phone, usually you will have to have an affiliate of the Social Fund come around to your house to check the crisis, or if your lucky they will call the Social fund out of hours officer on your behalf and put you on the phone.

To make an application to the crisis loans out of hours service you will need to either con