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Policy Updates

All looked after children and young people are entitled to weekly pocket money.
The table shows how much you should get depending on your age.

For very young children (pre-school) the money will be paid in to a savings account for you by your foster carers.

AGE

PREVIOUS RATE

PROPOSED RATE

1 year to 4 years

£2.10

£2.50

5 years

£2.60

£3.00

6-7 years

£3.10

£3.50

8-9 years

£3.60

£4.00

10 years

£4.20

£4.50

11-12 years

£4.70

£5.00

13 years

£5.20

£5.50

14 years

£5.70

£6.00

15 years

£6.80

£7.00

16 years

£8.30

£8.50

17 years

£10.40

£11.00

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New Care Leavers Group - Starts July 2017

Are you aged between 16-25? Are you/have you been looked after by Wakefield Council? If the answer is yes, you should come along to our new Care Leavers Group. We are starting a new group based on your views, issues or concerns. Drop-in for a chat with other care leavers; this will be a chilled friendly group and we welcome new people. To find out more call the Leaving Care Team on 01924 304100.



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