Fostering Allowances and Foster Parent Fees

A Williams made this Freedom of Information request to Sheffield City Council

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Dear Sheffield City Council,

Please can you quantify your Council's

Basic Fostering Allowances, Foster Children's Holiday, Christmas, Birthday, School Uniform, Initial Clothing and all other Allowances.

Foster Parents' Mileage, Disturbance and all other Allowances

Foster Parents' Fees, (i.e. pay/earnings), - both basic and specialist.

Yours faithfully,

A Williams

Firstpoint@sheffield.gov.uk, Sheffield City Council

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Nelson Susan, Sheffield City Council

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Dear A Williams

I am responding to your recent Freedom of Information request on behalf of
Sheffield City Council, Children and Young People's Service. Please find
attached a document listing the fees and allowances for foster care.

Please contact me again if you have any further enquiries about this
response.

Thank you

Sue Nelson

<<Enquiry 673 - fostering fees attachment.doc>>
Sue Nelson
Senior Business Support Manager
Business and Operational Support Service
Business Strategy

Level 3 North Wing
Moorfoot
Sheffield, S1 4PL
Telephone: 0114 2735721
Fax: 0114 2736279
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Dear Nelson Susan,

1. Foster Parent Fees. Am I correct in believing that the Level 2 Fee is £125.00/household and the Level 3 Fee £125.00/child?

2. What is the £10.00/week mentoring fee for?

Yours sincerely,

A Williams

Nelson Susan, Sheffield City Council

Thank you for your email. I have forwarded it to the fostering and adoption service for a response and will send you the clarification as soon as possible

Sue Nelson
Senior Business Support Manager

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Nelson Susan, Sheffield City Council

Dear A Williams

Please find below the answers to the follow up questions raised which have been provided by the fostering and adoption service:

1. Foster Parent Fees. Am I correct in believing that the Level 2 Fee is £125.00/household and the Level 3 Fee £125.00/child? Yes this is correct. Payment is weekly.

2. What is the £10.00/week mentoring fee for? Any foster carer that is an agreed mentor and part of the in house mentoring scheme for newly approved foster carers receives this weekly payment.

Please contact me again if you have any further enquiries about this response

Sue Nelson

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