FOI Request - Foster Carer Allowances
1. Please could you tell me your 2022-23 weekly foster care allowances for all age bands, NOT including any fee/reward element for foster carers.
2. Please detail any allowances that ALL foster carers can claim in addition to their weekly allowance, e.g., holiday allowance or mileage.
3. Please could you tell me your 2022-23 weekly allowances for former foster carers looking after young people in 18+ Staying Put arrangements, broken down by year 1, year 2, and year 3 if necessary.
|0-4 years||5-10 years||11-15 years||16+ years|
1 week allowance for birthday
2 weeks allowances for Summer
1 week allowance for Christmas
Carers also claim mileage at 45p per mile
Do not have Staying Put arrangements but we do have continuing care outlined below:
Age related allowances as above will stop on the young person’s 19th birthday or when the YP earns over £14,344 when they will reduce by 50%