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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 Colchester... FREE.

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We are recruiting both short-term & long-term foster carers in Colchester and surrounding areas including: Ipswich, Chelmsford, Rayleigh, Basildon, Harlow, Chatham, Gillingham, Cambridge, Dartford, Maidstone, Old Heath, Mile End, Greenstead, Lexden & 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

The length of time you care for the child relies on the sort of foster care needed. It can vary from one night to many years, or up until the child is an adult.

You may be able to foster as well as work. Whether you can relies on the child's circumstances as well as the fostering service you relate to. This can be your local council or an independent fostering firm.

You do not require to possess your residence, however generally, you'll be required to have a extra room.

Before you can foster you need to pass an evaluation to examine that you're able to care for a child. You will not be assessed on your age, ethnic culture, gender, marriage condition, religion or sex-related orientation.

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Foster Parents Urgently Needed in Colchester, 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 actually assisted to place 100's of carers throughout the UK as well as have more than 10 years of experience, which means we can use you the very best possible support needed on your journey to help give a safe as well as risk-free residence to youngsters as well as youngsters in treatment.

Applicants will be evaluated, whether it's your very first time as a foster carer or if you're an experienced foster carer seeking to transfer fostering companies. We utilize our years of experience to match you with the best fostering agency, analyzing abilities, location as well as experience.

We build partnerships in between carers and fostering agency teams, as well as you'll have an experienced professional on hand to help 24-hour a day.

Fostering Values

At iFosterCare.uk, we will constantly prioritise the security as well as well-being of the children as well as youngsters in treatment, by only picking to work with reliable Fostering Agencies along with the training as well as support we give to potential foster carers. To accomplish this, we comply with six core worths:

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

Fostering Support

We assist all of our possible foster parents in their journey to becoming foster carers.

We urgently need more foster carers in Colchester and surrounding areas such as Old Heath, Mile End, Greenstead, Lexden, Shrub End, Berechurch, Blackheath, West Bergholt, Stanway, Great Horkesley.

All of our foster carers to-be obtain extensive foster training details as well as support so that they can give a first-class foster treatment service as well as make a genuine distinction to a child or young adult in need. We likewise work to link our area of foster carers together - if you determine to be a foster moms and dad you will have the opportunity to meet with our existing carers, hear their foster treatment stories as well as gain from their experience.

Even after you have actually taken on a foster child or young adult, you will have the complete support of our professional group that will be on hand, 24-hour a day, to answer any questions you may have.

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

We are actively looking for foster carers in Colchester, Ipswich, Chelmsford, Rayleigh, Basildon, Harlow, Chatham, Gillingham, Cambridge, Dartford, Maidstone 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.