Training and support

3.Events

Upcoming events

Saturday
23 Mar
2024
Fostering drop-in event

9:30am to 12noon

Thursday
11 Apr
2024
Fostering drop-in event

5:30pm to 8pm

Saturday
20 Apr
2024
Fostering drop-in event

9:30am to 12noon

Information events

We hold regular events throughout the year including drop-in sessions, online sessions and community events.

These are a great opportunity for you to have a chat with us and and ask any questions that you may have.

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Got a specific question, or just want an informal chat? Send us your details and our friendly fostering team will be in touch…

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Example 1

Susan is a new foster carer, she is a level one carer and looks after Oscar aged 3.

Susan receives a weekly payment of £276.13.

The additional payments for holidays and birthdays, alongside an annual ‘loyalty bonus’ equates to an additional £22.20 per week.

So overall Susan will receive £15,513.28 per year, tax free, roughly equivalent to an annual taxable salary of around £17,000 per year.

Example 2

Tony has been fostering for 8 years and is a level three carer. He looks after Cody, aged 16.

Tony receives a weekly payment of £486.05.

This means Tony receives £27,628.80 per year including his additional payments and loyalty bonus, roughly equivalent to an annual taxable salary of around £34,000 per year.

Example 3

Jessica has been fostering for three years and is a level two carer. Jessica fosters a sibling group of three girls, Chloe, 6 years, Gracie, age 11 and Evie, age 15.

Jessica receives a weekly payment of £1,099.94.

With the additional loyalty bonus, holiday and birthday allowances Jessica will receive £58,296.82 per year, roughly equivalent to an annual salary of £84,000 per year.

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