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Fostering in Essex

Interested In Fostering In Essex?

Do you live in Essex and looking to foster in Essex? Each year, we receive hundreds of referrals, for a wide variety of fostering placement types.

The UK has a shortage of foster parents and you could help change that. If you have a spare room, are over the age of 21 and have the heart and home to offer to a young person, Foster Care Associates Essex would love to hear from you.

Become A Foster Parent With Foster Care Associates Essex?

Set up by a former foster parent and former social worker in 1994, Foster Care Associates has grown to become one of the largest independent fostering agency in the UK. Our vision has always been to invest in and nurture high standards in foster care. Choose to foster with us and you’ll receive an extensive local support network, excellent training, 24/7 advice and a rewarding new career.

When you choose to join the Foster Care Associates family in Essex, you will be joining an amazing fostering provider. You’ll receive a generous financial allowance, 24/7 support and fantastic training opportunities. But more importantly, you’ll also have the chance to make a real difference to the life of a young person. What could be more rewarding?

Join us, and you’ll get access to one of the best foster parent packages out there, including:

  • 24/7 advice service
  • Excellent ongoing training
  • Access to your local fostering team at an office near you
  • Competitive payments
  • Local support groups and social events

Find out how you could change a child’s life today – fill in our short enquiry form and we’ll get back to you with all the information you need

24/7 Fostering Support in Essex

Here at Foster Care Associates Essex, we pride ourselves as being a friendly and welcoming group of people, who strive to make a difference to children and families lives.

In order to support our foster parents and children and young people in the best possible way, we have a regional group of highly skilled social workers and our own therapist who are brimming with experience and knowledge.

As well as continued around the clock support from your regional team, we provide you with ongoing training to help develop your skills throughout your fostering journey, including:

  • Safe Guarding
  • First Aid
  • Child Exploitation
  • Attachment & Child Development
  • Trauma & Bereavement
  • Equality & Diversity

It’s really important to us in Foster Care Associates Essex that we welcome you into the FCA Family. That’s why we hold local support groups on a regular basis – to give you the time to reflect, share achievements and give advice. We find all of the above helps to build your support network with other foster parents in and around the region.

Essex Fostering Allowance & Benefits

At Foster Care Associates Essex, we believe foster parents should be rewarded for their hard work in changing children’s lives. That’s why we offer an allowance that takes into consideration the demands and cost of foster care. In addition, as a Foster Care Associates Essex foster parent, you will receive additional benefits, including tax exemption on the first £10,000 you earn per year and additional tax breaks

Have fun with Foster Care Associates Essex

There’s always something fun going on in the Foster Care Associates Essex region; from theme park trips to fun day picnics to singing in the annual FCA Big Sing-Off Competition. We bring everyone together, foster carers, children and young people in placement, birth children and regional staff. You will find yourself joining a great community of foster parents’ staff and children who will provide you with a fun support network throughout your fostering journey.

How To Become A Foster Parent With Foster Care Associates Essex

To become a foster parent or for further information please enquire today, by getting in touch or by the following options below:

Cities/towns we cover in your region

Colchester

Great Yarmouth

Ipswich

Norfolk

Norwich

Peterborough

Suffolk