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Tel: 01305 824333

Social Fund

Social Fund Payments no longer exist but you can apply for a Budgeting Loan.

Help with a Budgeting Loan

All Benefits come with a number of 'conditions of eligibility'. To get independent help, information and advice, pop into the Portland Centre and we will be happy to run through all the conditions to make sure you never lose out through not knowing.

This is how the Portland Centre can help

At the Portland Centre our Support Worker can help you work out a Financial Plan which will make sure you are able to manage on your income.

We can also help you deal with any debts by :-

We can also help you set up a Credit Union Account which will help you to save small amounts and enable you to apply for small, low-cost loans to help you when things go wrong.

What next?

If you need help with making sure you get everything you are entitled to, just call us on 01305 824333 or email us using our contact form or pop in to see a Portland Centre Staff member, to receive immediate assistance.