Budgeting Loan

0844 453 0151

0844 453 0151

You can contact the department for applications and information regarding a Budgeting Loan on the number 0844 453 0151 where they can assist you with questions you have regarding eligibility, how you can apply for one, and details on what you can use the Budgeting Loan for.

Budgeting Loan Contact Numbers

Phone Number
Opening Times
Customer services 0844 453 0151  Monday to Friday 8am till 6pm
Check you are eligible 0844 249 1706  Monday to Friday 8am till 6pm
Make an application  0844 249 1914 Monday to Friday 8am till 6pm
Paying back the loan 0844 249 2118  Monday to Friday 8am till 6pm
Questions about your application  0844 249 2119 Monday to Friday 8am till 6pm

Customer services

Phone the customer services department for the Budgeting Loan on the number 0844 453 0151. When you phone this number they can provide details of the types of things that you can use your loan to pay for, as well as details concerning paying back your loan. You can phone this number to dispute a previous application you have made for a Budgeting Loan and challenge the decision that has been made about it, or you can simply get one of the payday loans canada no credit check.

Phone this number above to find out how much money you could be entitled to for your Budgeting Loan, as there are different amounts available depending on your circumstances.

Check if you’re eligible

To check if you’re eligible for a Budgeting Loan you can phone the number 0844 249 1706. Before you phone this number you can only apply for a Budgeting Loan if you have been on certain benefits for six months.

If you get Universal Credit you’re not eligible for a Budgeting Loan, instead, you can apply for a Budgeting Advance and you can still use the number above to get in touch with the right people about this. Make sure you state what type of advance you are looking for so they can direct you to the correct department and ensure the right forms are filled in and submitted.

Make an application

Use the number 0844 249 1914 to make a phone application for a budgeting loan, or you can also apply online. When you phone this number you will need to provide personal details, as well as information about the benefits you currently receive and how long you have been receiving them. You will also need to provide details about what you are planning to use the loan for. It might take some time for your application to go through, so they will need to take contact details to get back in touch with you.

You can also make an application by filling out an SF500 form, you can find the addresses for which you will need to send this to below, depending on the area of the UK in which you live.

Paying back the loan

To get details about how you can pay back your budgeting loan, or make payments for it you can phone the number 0844 249 2118. You can use this number if you would like to make changes to your current payment plan you have in place too.

You can also phone this number if you are having difficulty making your current payment plan and need to spread the cost of paying it back a little further. Use this number above to see if it’s possible to put your payments on hold for a little while or make changes to your current schedule so you’re not left short of money.

Questions about your application

If you have any questions about your application you can phone the number 0844 249 2119. When you phone this number you’ll have to provide personal details so they can locate your application form quickly. It’s important that you give your application at least 20 days to be processed, especially if you have applied by post for it, as it’s likely it might not have been processed yet.

Where to send your budgeting loan form

Find the following address of where you can send your budgeting loan form to, depending on which area you live in.

East Midlands, Yorkshire and Humberside, East Anglia and Essex

Chesterfield Benefit Centre
Mail Handling Site A
WV98 1GG

London, the South and South East, North East and North West England or Wales

Wembley Benefit Centre
Mail Handling Site A
WV98 1HE

West Midlands, South West England or Scotland

Birmingham Social Fund
Post Handling Site B
WV99 1DA

You can also hand your completed form in at your nearest Jobcentre Plus but please be aware that this will mean it takes longer to process your application.


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