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Are you a foster carer?

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You, our fantastic foster carers, provide safe and loving homes for hundreds of children in Essex each and every year, and we are incredibly grateful.

As a council, we are committed to ensuring that you have access to the training and support you need to fulfil the role and are best equipped to make a difference to young people's lives.

In this section you can also find important documents including the Essex foster carer handbook, children's guides to being in foster care, medication workbook and fostering policies, procedures and guidance.

or to talk to our friendly recruitment team call 0800 801 530