Crisis Loan: 0800 028 8822

You can contact the DWP’s crisis loan team on this freephone number 0800 028 8822.

A crisis loan is a form of emergency social provision by the government, designed at helping present benefit claimants meet immediate costs for essentials. Please note that individuals in England, Wales and Scotland can no longer enquire about Crisis Loan support, with the phone number above being for inhabitants of Northern Ireland only.

You may find this number more memorable when written as 08000 288 822, or 0800 02 888 22.

Alternatively you can make an enquiry via email to social support fund staff by emailing this address: