Dear Waltham Forest Borough Council,

1) Please could you tell me your 2017-18 weekly foster care allowances for all age bands, NOT including any fee/reward element for foster carers.

2) Please detail your current fee/reward structure for foster carers (NB this is different to allowances for the child). Please include:
i) Details of the levels/bands for carers and how much you pay per week at each level/band.
ii) The number of foster carers on each level/band, including those that receive no fee on top of the child’s allowance.

3) Please could you tell me your weekly allowances to former foster carers looking after young people in Staying Put 18+ arrangements, broken down by year 1, year 2, and year 3+ if necessary.

4) Please detail your current fee/reward structure for former foster carers looking after young people in Staying Put arrangements. Please include:
i) Details of the levels/bands and how much you pay per week at each level/band.
ii) The number of former foster carers on each level/band, including those that receive no fee on top of the child’s allowance.

Thank you.

Yours faithfully,

Robert Cann

Do not reply, Waltham Forest Borough Council

Re: FOI case FOIX311154

Subject:

Foster Care Allowances and Payments

Description:

1) Please could you tell me your 2017-18 weekly foster care allowances for
all age bands, NOT including any fee/reward element for foster carers.

 

2) Please detail your current fee/reward structure for foster carers (NB
this is different to allowances for the child). Please include:

i) Details of the levels/bands for carers and how much you pay per week at
each level/band.

ii) The number of foster carers on each level/band, including those that
receive no fee on top of the child’s allowance.

 

3) Please could you tell me your weekly allowances to former foster carers
looking after young people in Staying Put 18+ arrangements, broken down by
year 1, year 2, and year 3+ if necessary.

 

4) Please detail your current fee/reward structure for former foster
carers looking after young people in Staying Put arrangements. Please
include:

i) Details of the levels/bands and how much you pay per week at each
level/band.

ii) The number of former foster carers on each level/band, including those
that receive no fee on top of the child’s allowance.

Dear Sir/Madam,

Thank you for your recent request for information. Your request was
received on 11 Jul 2017 and we are dealing with it under the terms of the
Freedom of Information Act (2000), and in line with the Council's policy
and protocols.

In some circumstances a fee may be payable and if that is the case, we
will let you know. A fees notice will be issued to you, and you will be
required to pay before we will proceed to deal with your request.

If you have any queries about this message, please contact us via email
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Dear Mr Cann

 

Please see response to your recent FOI request

 

Many Thanks

 

Jayne Pasco

Performance Analyst

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