Fostering Allowances and Foster Parent Fees

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

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From: A Williams

6 September 2010

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

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From: Firstpoint@sheffield.gov.uk
Sheffield City Council

8 September 2010


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From: Nelson Susan
Sheffield City Council

1 October 2010


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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
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Fax: 0114 2736279
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From: A Williams

18 November 2010

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

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From: Nelson Susan
Sheffield City Council

23 November 2010

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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From: Nelson Susan
Sheffield City Council

23 November 2010

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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