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Fostering allowances 2022-23

Fostering Age Allowance (per week) as at 01.04.2022

Age of child 2022-2023 (£)
0-4 156.95
5-10 178.78
11-15 222.56
16-18 270.75

Fostering Carer Allowance (per week) as at 01.04.2022

Carer Level Core Fee (£) 1 Child (£) 2 Children (£) 3 Children (£) 4 Children (£)
Level 1 150.12 239.71 329.31 418.90 508.50
Level 2 213.03 302.63 392.22 481.81 571.41
Level 3 347.22 436.81 526.41 616.01 -

Continuing Care

Continuing Care providers are paid Fostering Age Allowance of £270.75 per week - £50 per week, to be paid to carer from YP.

Supported Lodgings

Supported Lodging providers are paid £253.75 per week.

Kinship Carer Allowance (per week)

Age of child Legal status s. 83, 25, 86 (£) Legal status s. 11 (£)
0-4 156.95
(minus child benefit H/L rate)
156.95
(minus child related benefit/s)
5-10 178.78
(minus child benefit H/L rate)
178.78
(minus child related benefit/s)
11-15 222.56
(minus child benefit H/L rate)
222.56
(minus child related benefit/s)
16-18 270.75
(minus child benefit H/L rate)
270.75
(minus child related benefit/s)

Additional Fostering and Kinship Allowances

Note: These additional allowances to kinship carers do not have child related benefits deducted.

Additional Fostering Allowances