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Foster carers help build better, brighter futures for hundreds of children across Essex every year.

Cllr Louise McKinlay, Cabinet Member for Children and Families at Essex County Council, flanked by foster parents.

Halstead carers speak up as Foster Care Fortnight launches in Essex

Essex County Council has officially launched its drive to find 100 more foster carers with the start of Foster Care Fortnight this week.
Young boy and girl laying in the grass wearing pink and red sunglasses

Council launches new fees for Essex foster carers

New fee structure launches today which significantly increases fees, support and training for foster carers.
Boy with special needs writing letters while sitting at the desk in class room

Drop-in fostering information event, Harlow

Saturday 22 June 2019 (11.00am to 1.00pm)