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If you're interested in learning more about fostering in Essex or you'd just like to talk to someone, please get in touch. All enquiries are welcome.

You can join of our online information events at any time in your fostering journey. You'll be able to chat to some of our foster carers and social workers, and learn about the children who need a home.

Request a chat with us

Fill in our form to get started with your fostering journey. We will give you a call back at a time that suits you to learn more about you and what sort of fostering you are interested in.

Request a call back

Call us

You can call us directly to talk about the next steps to becoming a foster carer.

0800 801 530

Email us

Send us an email and we'll get back to you.

adoptionandfostering@essex.gov.uk

Write to us

If you would like to send us a letter, please post it to the address below.

Adoption and Fostering Recruitment

Essex House

200 The Crescent

Colchester

CO4 9YQ

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"It's all been worthwhile watching a scared little boy grow into a confident, outgoing teenager." – Sue, Saffron Walden