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If you want to do more than just a job and make a real difference to children’s lives then fostering could be ideal for you.

Foster carers help build better, brighter futures for hundreds of children across Essex every year. They provide a loving, safe, stable home and a nurturing environment to help the most vulnerable children in our county grow in confidence and achieve their potential.

The rewards of fostering are huge. Although it can be demanding and challenging, you will be helping young people feel good about who they are and ensuring they get the support they need to flourish. Knowing you can change a young person's life for the better can be extremely satisfying.

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Foster carers retire after 30 years

A couple from Waltham Abbey are preparing for a well-earned rest as they retire after fostering for nearly 30 years having looked after nearly 150 young people across all age ranges.
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Increased fees, support and training for Essex foster carers

Increased fees, support and training for Essex foster carers