Will I receive a higher fostering allowance?
Yes, it is imperative for the additional level of specialism and attention of care that you provide, you will receive a greater fostering allowance. Our fostering allowances for Enhanced and Complex placements as outlined below;
- Enhanced – £400 – £525
- Complex – £526 – £650
The higher payment includes the following;
- Higher reward element
- Paid respite
- Access to increased support and therapy
The carer payment will be set in accordance with Local Authority fees. Please see our foster carers’guide for further details.
There are also other benefits of being a foster carer such as tax relief and council tax reduction. Please refer to our fostering allowance guide for more details.