Inter agency fee fund extended until April 2017

4 November 2016

The Inter Agency Fee Fund (IAFF) which provides reimbursement to Local Authorities working with adoption agencies to place children deemed “harder to place” has been extended. The IAFF originally ran from July 2015 to July 2016 before being extended until 31 October this year. Edward Timpson MP has announced a further extension to the fund which will now run until the end of the 2016/17 financial year. The fund will continue to be available to March 31st to assist placement of children who, as at 1st November 2016, had been waiting for 18 months or longer to be placed. You can find out more on the GOV.UK website

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