Foster care allowances

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Dear Rhondda Cynon Taff Council,

1) Please could you tell me your 2018-19 weekly foster care allowances for all age bands, NOT including any fee/reward element for foster carers?

2) Please could you tell me your 2018-19 weekly allowances to former foster carers looking after young people in When I am Ready 18+ arrangements, broken down by year 1, year 2, and year 3+ if necessary?

Thank you.

Yours faithfully,

Robert Cann

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Dear Mr Cann,

 

We apologise for the delay in response to your Freedom of Information
Request in respect of the questions below regarding Foster Care
allowances.

 

The Authority’s response is as follows:

 

1) Please could you tell me your 2018-19 weekly foster care allowances for
all age bands, NOT including any fee/reward element for foster carers?

 

0-4 £175 per week
5-10 £159 per week
11-15 £159 per week
16+ £199 per week

 

2) Please could you tell me your 2018-19 weekly allowances to former
foster carers looking after young people in When I am Ready 18+
arrangements, broken down by year 1, year 2, and year 3+ if necessary?

 

WIR Carers - Matched funded until the end of the academic year and then
drops to £170.00 per week
Supported Lodgings - £170.00 Per Week

 

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Yours Sincerely

 

Carfan Llywodraethu Corfforaethol / Corporate Governance Team

ar ran Cyfarwyddwr Gwasanaethau Cyfreithiol a Llywodraethol / for Director
of Legal & Democratic Services

 

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