The Social Fund Contact Telephone Number for the crisis loans sections has recently changed, for those of you that don’t know, the crisis loan telephone service (same day applications for living expenses) is run on a virtual network- this means that your call could be answered by any Benefit Centre dealing with social fund telephone… Read More

rent in advance crisis loan

The government has just started to help those on low income to be able to secure a new property, this is done by them allowing you to apply for help with rent in advance. Rent in advance is what you have to pay to move into a property, and is distinct from a deposit. You… Read More

Finding the correct telephone number to call you local benefit delivery centre’s Social Fund Section so that you can apply for a Crisis Loan can be difficult. Recently the DWP have changed their website structure and it is almost impossible to find the correct 0845 number for your area. Here’s more on the Social Fund… Read More

The Social Fund is a Government Scheme aimed at helping the disadvantaged or those that are in immediate Crisis, to obtain grants or no interest loans to help in the event of unforeseen circumstances or disaster. For people on limited income it may sometimes be very difficult to budget effectively for emergency expenses like funeral… Read More