You'll have lots of opportunities to access training to develop your skills in supporting children and young people through difficult times.
- attend courses with all travel expenses paid
- complete online training
All these opportunities will work around your childcare commitments.
Financial support is made up of two parts, a weekly allowance based on the age of the child and a weekly fee based on your skill level. Your skill level will be discussed with you at the home visit stage.
The fee based on your skills level means you can receive
extra weekly payments up to a maximum of £224 per child.
The basic weekly allowance per child is:
Weekly allowance per child
|16 years plus
The allowances are examples and are updated annually.
Our fostering teams provide local support groups for foster carers. The support offered includes:
If you are already a foster carer registered elsewhere you can
transfer to Leeds city council.