Transferring Agency – Frequently Asked Questions

1. I am thinking of transferring, will I be able to continue caring for my current looked after children, or will they be removed?

Answer: If it’s best for the children, they remain with you.

2. Will my weekly payments be affected and will I be without financial support during the transfer?

Answer: Your payments are not affected.

3. Can I be assured that I will not be pressurised by my old agency in any way or not be blacklisted?

Answer: Yes and you cannot be blacklisted.

4. How long will the process take?

Answer: Between two and four months.

5. What happens if I am unhappy with the new agency and they don’t keep their promises?

Answer: That is extremely unlikely. FTA reduce this small risk.

6. Is there another carer who has been through the transfer I can talk to?

Answer: Yes, contact Ian at FTA.

7. Who can I talk to if I have any questions?

Answer: FTA staff are available seven days a week.

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