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Fees, Benefits and Allowances


Team Fostering offer competitive rates of pay which are reviewed regularly to ensure that we stay ahead in the market.


Our current fees are between £315.07 and £425.18 per week per child (depending upon type of placement).

We offer up to £850.36 per week per child for some specialist placements. 


Alongside these fees carers also receive:

  • Car mileage allowance
  • Membership to a Life Assurance Scheme
  • 2 weeks Short Break Care
  • A cash loyalty bonus for each 5 year period spent with us
  • Christmas gift allowance
  • A 24/7 support package
  • Annual ‘Team Fostering’ holiday
  • The chance to join other carers and children at a range of away days, activity sessions and outings
  • A dedicated Supervising Social worker
  • Bespoke support from our Education and Support Service
  • Eligibility to take part in a wide range of training and development opportunities
  • Regular support meetings with foster carer colleagues
  • Peer mentoring scheme
  • Local Placements teams, responsible for matching children and young people with your family


Our aim is to support you as much as we can so that you can develop and enhance your role as a foster carer, and as part of this we will always ensure you receive all benefits that you are entitled to.

Foster carers often pay little or no tax on fostering income – for more information on this please visit www.fostertax.co.uk



We operate a ‘Recommend a Friend’ scheme for those who work with us.

If a Team Fostering carer recommends the agency to somebody who then becomes a foster carer with us, those who made the recommendation will receive a bonus payment.