Foster carer's Council Tax discount

If you're a foster carer registered with Rochdale Borough Council, you can apply for a 100% Council Tax discount.


To be eligible for a foster carer's discount, you must:

  • Be recruited on or after 1 April 2017
  • Be looking after children aged 13-17 inclusive
  • Live in the Rochdale borough

How to apply

Your social worker should notify us that you qualify for this discount, so there’s no need to apply.

However, if you’re not receiving this discount when you think you should be, either contact your social worker or email Council Tax services using the details on this page. 

Council Tax discounts, exemptions and reductions