Fostering payment rates

Trafford Council weekly fostering payment rates from 1 April 2021

All general foster carers will have completed the Skills to Foster training by the time they are approved so therefore will start on Band 2.

Band 2

Band 2 fostering payment rates
Age (years)Basic AllowanceSkills PaymentTotal
0 – 1 £134.00 £107.88 £241.88
2 – 3 £138.00 £105.60 £243.60
4 – 7 £152.00 £116.16 £268.16
8 – 10 £152.00 £159.23 £311.23
11 – 12 £173.00 £147.00 £320.00
13 – 15 £173.00 £217.21 £390.21
16 – 17 £202.00 £256.48 £436.75

Band 3

Band 3 fostering payment rates
Age (years)Basic AllowanceSkills PaymentTotal
0 – 1 £134.00 £120.22 £254.22
2 – 3 £138.00 £117.60 £255.60
4 – 7 £152.00 £129.42 £281.42
8 – 10 £152.00 £174.65 £326.65
11 – 12 £173.00 £162.97 £335.97
13 – 15 £173.00 £236.71 £409.71
16 – 17 £202.00 £256.48 £458.48

Band 4

Band 4 fostering payment rates
Age (years)Basic AllowanceSkills PaymentTotal
0 – 1 £134.00 £132.44 £266.44
2 – 3 £138.00 £129.66 £267.66
4 – 7 £152.00 £142.71 £294.71
8 – 10 £152.00 £188.39 £340.39
11 – 12 £173.00 £179.05 £352.05
13 – 15 £173.00 £256.20 £429.20
16 – 17 £202.00 £278.32 £480.32

Band 5

Band 5 fostering payment rates
Age (years)Basic AllowanceSkills PaymentTotal
0 – 1 £134.00 £143.80 £277.80
2 – 3 £138.00 £140.91 £278.91
4 – 7 £152.00 £155.96 £307.96
8 – 10 £152.00 £203.92 £355.92
11 – 12 £173.00 £192.53 £365.53
13 – 15 £173.00 £275.69 £448.69
16 – 17 £202.00 £299.89 £501.89