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Fostering Allowance Rates effective from 1st April 2018.

Fostering Allowances are paid per child.

Age of Child        Weekly Fostering Amounts

0-4                        £142.86

5-10                      £162.73

11-15                    £202.58

16-18                    £246.44

 

Fostering fees are paid to carers per child.

Carers who are caring for 1 child.

Level 1 Fee  £125 - Carers are Level 1 for the 1st Year following registration

Level 2 Fee £175

 

Carers caring for 2 or more children 

Level 1 Fee £100 per child per week

Level 2 Fee £150 per child per week

 

Examples:

Level 2   Carers caring for 1 child 

5-10yrs £162.73 Allowance + £175 Fee = £337.73 per week

 

Level 1  Carers caring for 2 children:

0-4 yrs.   £142.86 Allowance    + £100 Fee = £242.86

5-10yrs £162.73 Allowance     + £100 Fee =  £262.73

                                                                   =£505.49 per week

 

Level 2 

£150 + £142.86 = £292.86

£150 + £162.73 = £312.73

                           =£605.59 per week

 

We urgently need more foster carers and would like to chat informally with you. If you are interested contact us.

Becoming a foster carer

We urgently need more foster carers and would like to chat informally with you. If you are interested contact us: