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  • New national allowance for foster and kinship carers

    Created: 19/09/2023
    News/Events Category: Children and Families

    For the first time foster and kinship carers across Scotland will receive at least a standard national allowance to support them in caring for the children and young people they look after.

    Funded by £16 million from the Scottish Government, the new Scottish Recommended Allowance will benefit more than 9,000 children.

    Find out more about the allowances here. 

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