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Follow one of our carers on the fast track to fostering Work from home. Be a foster carer. • A network of fostering peers and professionals is always there to help and advise you. • Free training in fostering skills and higher related qualifications is ongoing. • You are paid a weekly financial allowance for the child(ren), plus a fee for yourself. • You need a spare room in your home, and parenting or childcare experience. Come to our information events: Fostering information evening 10 September 2015 Thursday 6–8pm Kensington Town Hall Hornton Street, London W8 7NX Fostering information morning 1 October 2015 Thursday 10am–12 noon Hammersmith Town Hall King Street, London W6 9JR Fostering information evening 19 November 2015 Thursday 6–8pm Kensington Town Hall Hornton Street, London W8 7NX The London Borough of Hammersmith & Fulham, the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea and Westminster City Council have agreed to offer a council tax grant as an incentive to those who become foster carers and are living in the three boroughs. Freephone 0800 169 3497 For more events visit www.lbhf.gov.uk /fostering www.rbkc.gov.uk/fostering www.westminster.gov.uk/fostering /adoptionandfostering fostering@rbkc.gov.uk