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We're there every step of the way

EFS will be with you every step of the way

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Eastern Fostering Services is an independent fostering agency covering Essex, Suffolk & Cambridgeshire. We are a dedicated fostering team who work hard to find close knit foster homes for children and young people who can’t live with their own family. Our fostering services are second to none as we care deeply about the children and carers we support, and we’d LOVE to do more! 

Our list of children in need of a home grows longer and longer, we need to be able to find carers for them. So, If you live in Essex, Suffolk or Cambridgeshire and want to talk more about fostering and becoming a carer, give us a call on 01206 299 775. We promise we’ll support you every step of the way.

In the meantime, we’ve put plenty of good fostering information on our website. Take a look at our Read Up and Info pages to find out more about fostering in Essex, Suffolk & Cambridgeshire. And check out “What’s so special about us” to decide whether EFS is the right fostering agency for you.

We know you’ll always have more questions and that you’ll want to speak to one of us, so do give us a call, we are on hand to explain all about fostering and guide you through the process.

Being a carer at EFS is like being part of a family. I always feel they listen and are there for me.

What qualifications do you need to be a foster carer?

The short answer to the question of what qualifications foster carers need is none! So what do we look for in foster carers? Whilst foster carers do not need formal qualifications, there are qualities that we look for. Foster carers need to be resilient. During the fostering assessment resilience is looked at and foster carers can cite … Continue reading What qualifications do you need to be a foster carer?

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Do I get paid to foster?

Fostering finances Do I get paid to foster? When it comes to fostering, money is an emotive topic of conversation. Nonetheless, people ask “Do I get paid to foster?” and in order to answer the questions we get about finances, it’s a topic we’d like to address. We’d like to make it clear that good … Continue reading Do I get paid to foster?

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