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The UK is expected to be 25,000 Foster Carers short by 2026...
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Let us match you with the best Fostering Agency in Basildon... FREE.

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We are recruiting both short-term & long-term foster carers in Basildon and surrounding areas including: Rayleigh, Chelmsford, Dartford, Chatham, Gillingham, Harlow, Maidstone, London, Colchester, Stevenage, Lee Chapel North, Kingswood, Fryerns, Noak Bridge & more.

Who Can Foster?

Being a foster parent means caring for a child as part of your family. 

To become a foster parent you need to:

  • be at least 21 years old
  • have at least one spare room
  • be a UK resident or have indefinite leave to remain
  • be able to take care of a child or young person, often on a full-time basis

For how long you care for the child depends upon the sort of foster care needed. It can vary from one night to years, or up until the child is an grown-up.

You may have the ability to work and also foster . Whether you can depends upon the child's situations and also the fostering service you apply to. This can be your neighborhood council or an independent fostering agency.

You do not require to own your house, yet generally, you'll be required to have a spare bedroom.

Before you can foster you must pass an analysis to check that you have the ability to care for a child. You will not be assessed on your age, ethnic background, gender, marital condition, religion or sex-related positioning.

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Foster Parents Urgently Needed in Basildon, could you help?

Why Choose Us?

Our services are free to use. We specialise in matching you and your unique circumstances with the best fostering agency / agencies in your area.

The Best Fostering Experience

We have aided to put 100's of carers throughout the UK and also have more than one decade of experience, which indicates we can provide you the most effective feasible assistance required on your trip to aid provide a safe and also protected house to youngsters and also youngsters in care.

Candidates will be evaluated, whether it's your very first time as a foster carer or if you're an seasoned foster carer wanting to move fostering companies. We use our years of experience to match you with the best fostering agency, examining abilities, location and also experience.

We build partnerships in between carers and agency personnel, and also you'll have an seasoned expert available to aid 24 hr a day.

Fostering Values

At iFosterCare.uk, we will constantly prioritise the safety and security and also welfare of the children and also youngsters in care, by only picking to deal with reputable Fostering Agencies along with the training and also assistance we provide to prospective foster carers. To accomplish this, we follow six core worths:

  • Making a Difference
  • Prioritising Safeguarding
  • Championing Care Leavers 
  • Providing Support
  • Advocacy
  • Supporting Staff

Fostering Support

We assist every one of our possible foster mums and dads in their trip to coming to be foster carers.

We urgently need more foster carers in Basildon and surrounding areas such as Lee Chapel North, Kingswood, Fryerns, Noak Bridge, Langdon Hills, Vange, Southfields, Eversley, Great Burstead, Bowers Gifford.

All of our foster carers to-be get considerable foster training info and also assistance to ensure that they can provide a first-rate foster care service and also make a real distinction to a child or young adult in need. We also function to connect our area of foster carers together - if you determine to be a foster moms and dad you will have the chance to meet with our existing carers, hear their foster care tales and also gain from their experience.

Also after you have taken on a foster child or young adult, you will have the complete assistance of our expert team who will be on hand, 24 hr a day, to answer any concerns you may have.

If you live in Basildon and would like to be connected with the best fostering agency in Basildon or have any questions about fostering, becoming a foster parent or fostering a child in Basildon please complete the form near the top of this page.

We are actively looking for foster carers in Basildon, Rayleigh, Chelmsford, Dartford, Chatham, Gillingham, Harlow, Maidstone, London, Colchester, Stevenage and across the East of England.

If you think you could help foster a child we’d love to hear from you, whatever stage you’re at.