Crisis Loan Number 0843 455 0031.
The Crisis Loan Number, can be used to contact the Crisis Loan team, where you will be assessed to see if you are eligible for a Budgeting Loans.
Crisis Loans are to help you pay for essential things like rent, furniture, clothes or hire purchase debts. The smallest amount you can borrow is £100, and are usually paid back within 104 weeks.
Among the many ministerial departments of the UK government, the Department for Work and Pensions is by far the largest one of all, serving over 20 million customers. Established in 2001, following the Labour party being re-elected into the House of Commons the DWP is the formation of several departments that previously dealt with employment and opportunity policies.
The DWP is split into separate operational organisations, which includes Jobcentre Plus, The Pension Service and The Child Maintenance Service, the DWP’s responsibility is linked to welfare and the pension policy. One of its key priorities is helping to reduce poverty across the UK.
Jobcentre Plus was responsible for trying to encourage people to work, rather than claim welfare, requires those people to believe in the benefits of work, and furthermore to believe being in work holds more benefit than relying wholly on the welfare system.
In addition to helping people find work and/or training Jobcentre Plus is also responsible for providing the necessary reviews in terms of establishing the appropriate levels of benefit allowance for individuals, including those with a disability for example.
Up until 1st April 2013, Jobcentre Plus also held the responsibility for assessments for a Crisis Loans. Whilst the of Crisis Loan applicants was significant the process is no longer available, as the opportunity to apply for a Crisis Loan has expired. But you can apply for a budgeting loan, that is paid out of the Social Fund. Details of how to request a review of previously assessed Crisis Loan applications, however, including the Crisis Loan Number can still be accessed on-line. The Crisis Loans are now called budgeting loans. You can use this Crisis Loan Number to apply for a budgeting loan.
There have been some concerns raised regarding the stopping of the Crisis Loans, the Number of staff that would be affected for example. However the suggestion is that the change has had no such impact on unemployment and that the funding has been allocated effectively and now called Budgeting Loans.
The Pension Service is an information provision for benefits in relation to retirement and pensions. The service is available for both those of pension age currently and those planning for their futures. It offers pension/benefits support for those within the UK and those who have since moved abroad.
The Child Maintenance Service, in partnership with the Child Support Agency (CSA) offers support and advice as well as practical involvement around benefits specifically linked to the everyday living costs of children, specifically when parents have separated.