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Support for you

  • Children, young people and families

We offer a great support package to all Barnet foster carers that join our family.

Fostering is a challenging but rewarding experience and we recognise and value our foster carers for the fantastic work they do with our children.

What we offer

  • £366 to £599 per week per child (dependent on age of children and your skills/experience as a foster carer)
  • dedicated social worker to you
  • out-of-hours support
  • a ‘buddy’ who is an experienced Barnet foster carer
  • comprehensive and on-going training programme
  • birthday and holiday allowance for each child you look after
  • planned break each year
  • help with exceptional expenses, paid respite and support during times of extra pressure
  • Support via BAFCA (Barnet Foster Carers Association) and our regular support group
  • membership of the Fostering Network, an independent national charity, which offers free support, discounts, training and events

Fill out our enquiry form now.

Contacts

  • Fostering Service
  • North London Business Park (NLBP), Oakleigh Road South, London N11 1NP
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  • Tel: 020 8359 6274
  • FAX: 0870 889 5933
  • Email: fostering@barnet.gov.uk

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