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Fostering in Eastern England

Becoming a foster carer with FCA has many positives. The ability to provide a steady home is the most important thing young people and children need. With over 1,987 referrals of children and young people coming from local authorities in the last year, the need for foster carers is now. To become a foster carer with us, contact us today.

FCA Eastern is a very diverse region with a wonderful variety of countryside, coastlines and of course carers! And our placements reflect that.

FCA Eastern have been part of this fostering community for 20 years. We have 3 office locations conveniently placed across the three counties of Suffolk, Essex and Norfolk.

Fostering Support

Our local staff teams are committed to supporting, developing and working together with our foster carers to make a real and positive difference in children and young people’s lives in their transition to a bright and fulfilling future.

We are renowned for our family activities and there is always something exciting to look forward to, we regularly organize events and support groups for our carers, their families and children and the children they look after.

Become a foster carer with FCA Eastern

We are always looking for foster carers especially in the major towns and cities of Ipswich, Lowestoft, Norwich, Great Yarmouth, Southend, Colchester, Chelmsford, Bury St Edmunds and Felixstowe.

To take the next step in fostering and be part of our Eastern Team please contact our friendly Start Team on 0800 023 4561 or complete the online form below. We look forward to hearing from you.

Our Offices

Norfolk

Pretoria House, Ipswich Road, Long Stratton, Norwich, NR15 2TA

01508 536187

Essex

17 Runwell Hall Farm, Hoe Lane, Rettendon, Essex, CM3 8DQ

01702 421155

Suffolk

Sorrel House, Claydon Business Park, Gipping Road, Great Blakenham, Ipswich, IP6 0NL

01473 833998

Events

31/05/2017

Bus Tour – Suffolk Show

If you’ve got questions about becoming a foster carer in East England? why not come and...

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Meet the Team

Wendy Edgell

Registered Manager

Jo Alexander

Fostering Service Manager

Lisa Hilson

Senior Supervising Social Worker

Anne Cummingham

Supervising Social Worker

Tracey Harris

Placements Officer

Joan Coleman

Supervising Social Worker

Julie Brooks

FSM

Johannes Gombe

Supervising Social Worker

Janet Stocks

Supervising Social Worker

Jacqui Martin

Supervising Social Worker

Melissa Greeves

Supervising Social Worker

Lily Cornish

Placements Officer

Sylvia Jackson

Senior Education Officer

Rachel Strongitharm

Office Manager

Gillian Sage

Supervising Social Worker

Rachel Chatfield

Administrator

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    How can we help?

    Ready to start fostering a child or young person? Or just want a bit more information to help you decide whether fostering is for you? All you need to do is contact us.

    • Why do we need this? So we can email you a brochure.
    • Why do we need this? We appreciate that starting to foster is a big decision that needs careful consideration and you are likely to have questions. We’d like to help answer those questions.
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    Phone us

    Call us on 0800 434 6000 (lines open Monday - Friday: 9am - 8pm)

    Fostering a child or young person is a big decision so we're here to answer any questions you may have. Our friendly fostering advisors, many of whom are carers themselves, can talk you through everything you need to know about becoming a foster carer.

    For all other general enquiries, please call 0800 085 225.

    Call me back

    Haven't got time to chat now? Leave your details and we'll call you back at a time that suits you:

    • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.
    • Why do we need this? So we can email you a brochure.
    • Why do we need this? We appreciate that starting to foster is a big decision that needs careful consideration and you are likely to have questions. We’d like to help answer those questions.
    • Please enter your postcode to see news and events in you area
    • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.
    • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

    Phone us

    Call us on 0800 434 6000 (lines open Monday - Friday: 9am - 8pm)

    Fostering a child or young person is a big decision so we,re here to answer any questions you may have. Our friendly fostering advisors, many of whom are carers themselves, can talk you through everything you need to know about becoming a foster carer.

    For all other general enquiries, please call 0800 085 225.

    Call me back

    Haven't got time to chat now? Leave your details and we'll call you back at a time that suits you:

    • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.