Government Departments - Work and Pensions
Fund Crisis Loans
- Do you qualify for a Social
Fund Crisis Loan?
you need financial help with an emergency or disaster you may be
able to get a Crisis Loan; the interest-free loan from the Social
Fund that you pay back.
You can apply for a Crisis Loan if all the following apply:
aged 16 or over
don't have enough money to meet your (or your family's) immediate
short term needs in an emergency or as the result of a disaster
the loan there will be a serious damage or risk to your (or your
family's) health or safety
if all the following apply:
aged 16 or over and you've been getting a Community Care Grant but
you're moving out of institutional or residential accommodation
and don't have enough money to pay advance rent to a non-local authority
provide general financial information, we urge you to consult an
Financial Adviser ( IFA )
before making any important decisions about your finances.