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    Apply to foster

    If you would like to register your interest in fostering, please complete the form below. We will get back to you shortly to discuss next steps.

    Have you applied to foster before?

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    Do you have a spare room?

    YesNo

    We will contact you, using your preferred contact details, as soon as possible.

      Transfer to EFS

      Existing foster carers sometimes approach us because they want to transfer from their existing fostering provider. If you are not happy with the service you are currently receiving and would like to know more about transferring fostering provider, complete the form below and we will get back to you.

      Do you have a child in placement?

      YesNo

      We will contact you, using your preferred contact details, as soon as possible.

        Contact us

        If you have questions about fostering, please complete the form below and we will get back to you as soon as possible.

        We will contact you, using your preferred contact details, as soon as possible.

        Fostering in Essex

        Extensive training and development
        Fostering allowance from £370 p/w
        Excellent support 24/7
        A friendly and highly experienced team

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        An image of a bright yellow rapeseed field, with blue skies overhead and a sign saying "Welcome to Essex". This ties in with the fostering we offer in Essex
        Eastern Fostering Services are always looking for people interested in fostering in Essex

        Eastern Fostering Services provide fostering services in East Anglia. We are always looking for foster carers in Essex. Essex is a large county and has a huge need for foster carers.

        Which of your team members is responsible for fostering in Essex?

        We have a few team members who look after our carers in Essex and who recruit new carers too.

        You can find out all about our fostering support team here. If you are looking to foster in Essex, you will be looked after by Brendan, Andi, Sam or Veronica. They will ensure that you are well supported during your assessment and once you begin fostering.

        For more information on how we support our carers, just click here.

        Fostering events in Essex

        This image shows the flag of Essex which is three swords on a red background. Eastern Fostering Services offers fostering in all parts of Essex.

        We believe that prospective carers should have as much information as possible. In order to do this, we hold regular information events across Essex. At these events, you will have the opportunity to ask all your fostering questions. You will also be able to find out how you will be supported when fostering in Essex.

        You can find out what events we have and when by checking out our Facebook page.

        Do you have many carers in Essex?

        We have a lovely community of carers in Essex. They care for a range of children and all have different skills and qualities. What’s more, they are all friendly, warm and passionate about what they do. We are so grateful for them!

        You can meet some of our Essex carers here.

        Apply to foster
        Transfer to us
        Contact us

          Apply to foster

          If you would like to register your interest in fostering, please complete the form below. We will get back to you shortly to discuss next steps.

          Have you applied to foster before?

          YesNo

          Do you have a spare room?

          YesNo

          We will contact you, using your preferred contact details, as soon as possible.

          Make a report to one of CEOP's Child Protection Advisors. If you are worried about online abuse or the way someone has been communicating online, let CEOP know

            Transfer to EFS

            Existing foster carers sometimes approach us because they want to transfer from their existing fostering provider. If you are not happy with the service you are currently receiving and would like to know more about transferring fostering provider, complete the form below and we will get back to you.

            Do you have a child in placement?

            YesNo

            We will contact you, using your preferred contact details, as soon as possible.

            Make a report to one of CEOP's Child Protection Advisors. If you are worried about online abuse or the way someone has been communicating online, let CEOP know

              Contact us

              If you have questions about fostering, please complete the form below and we will get back to you as soon as possible.

              We will contact you, using your preferred contact details, as soon as possible.

              Make a report to one of CEOP's Child Protection Advisors. If you are worried about online abuse or the way someone has been communicating online, let CEOP know
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