Will I receive any financial help?

Posted on: 16 July 2013

We pay an allowance to cover the expenses of caring for the child or young person and the time you spend looking after them.

The allowance depends on the kind of fostering you do and the needs of the child or young person you care for. Allowances can be as much as £530.95* per week, per child depending on the age and needs of the child.

*recommended allowance for children and young people aged 8 – 15 yrs with complex behavioural and emotional needs. Allowances are currently subject to a review.