Budgeting Loans are interest free loans of between £100 and £812. They can help people spread the cost of more expensive items over a longer period.
Budgeting Loans are only available to people who have been getting, for at least 26 weeks:
- Income Support; or
- Income based Job Seekers Allowance; or
- Income-related Employment and Support Allowance; or
- Pension Credit.
A Budgeting Loan could be used for:
- buying furniture;
- household equipment;
- clothes or shoes;
- travel expenses or;
- advance rent payment.
To apply for a Budgeting Loan ask Wandsworth Jobcentre Plus for a Form SF500 or visit the GOV.UK website below.
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Last updated: 24 Oct 2019