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I paid off my budgeting loan and asked if I could get another. Are there strict eligibility rules?

idontlikeliving Member Posts: 119 Courageous
edited September 17 in Universal Credit (UC)
I paid off my budgeting loan, and I asked my work coach if I can apply for another one. A work coach msged back who isn’t my work coach and I really don’t like her, she gives off nasty vibes. Well she said you have to ring the UC so I did, a lovely girl said yes you can have one but our systems are updating so you can either ring back to finalise it or tell your work coach they can finalise it. (I’ve always found getting a budgeting loan easy because it’s always for things I needed badly) well I said what she said on my uc portal and she says back. You will have to ring uc again because they know your circumstances, and I will have to ask my manager if you can have it because of the very strict eligibility rules…. 

I’ve never know them to be very strict when it’s something I need. I’ve spoke to her a few times and she always puts a downer on things to me. Am I being too sensitive? 
I googled eligibility and far as Im aware I fit the criteria. But now she’s said that I’m scared and worried I won’t get one. UC really know how to scare people with mental illnesses.  



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