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Pay and support

We’ll be with you every step of the way

North Tyneside Council foster carers receive:

  • competitive weekly fees, paid 52 weeks a year
  • an allowance to cover the foster child’s living expenses
  • 24-hour support from North Tyneside Council’s fostering service
  • full and ongoing training throughout their career
  • training tailored to the needs of the foster child
  • support from local fostering groups
  • support for their children from the Children Who Foster group
  • two weeks’ paid holiday a year

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We love fostering

“It is the best job I have ever had and if I had my time again, I wouldn’t do anything different. What I really enjoy is being able to have a positive role in a child’s life and its lovely when you stay in touch with the child even after they have left the care system – it’s a real honour when that happens”

- Audrey