Fostering

Choosing to foster is one of the most important decisions you will ever make.

Find out about fostering – join us for a chat

Sunday 23 September, 11am to 5pm, intu Lakeside, 2nd floor outside M&S, West Thurrock Way, RM20 2ZP
Thursday 27 September, 9am to 1pm, Grays Library, Orsett Road, Grays, RM17 5DX
Tuesday 2 October, 9am to 4pm, Grays Shopping Centre, Crown Road, Grays, RM17 6QE
Tuesday 9 October, 10am to 10pm, intu Lakeside, 2nd floor outside M&S, West Thurrock Way, RM20 2ZP

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Free fostering training

Courses will be held on the following dates at the Civic Offices, New Road, Grays, RM17 6SL:

  • 6 September to 11 October, 6pm to 9pm each Thursday evening
  • 24, 25 and 26 September, 9:30am to 4:30pm each day

Please get in touch to book your place. We look forward to seeing you!

Get in touch

We would love to hear from you if you're interested in fostering a child in Thurrock.
Send us your details using the form below and we'll get back to you!

You can also phone or email if you'd like to find out more.

Fostering team

: 0800 652 1256 (freephone)

: fostering.adoption@thurrock.gov.uk

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We will use your information to provide the service requested. We may share your personal data between our services and with partner organisations, such as government bodies and the police. We will do so when it is of benefit to you, or required by law, or to prevent or detect fraud.

To find out more, go to thurrock.gov.uk/privacy. Get free internet access at libraries and community hubs.