Fostering

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

Find out about fostering – join us for a one-to-one chat

Friday 27 July, 10am to 10pm, intu Lakeside, 2nd floor outside M&S, West Thurrock Way, RM20 2ZP
Wednesday 1 August, 11am to 3pm, Chadwell St Mary fun day, Heath Road, Chadwell St Mary, Grays, RM16 4XH
Tuesday 7 August, 9am to 4pm, Grays Shopping Centre, The Mall, Grays, RM17 6QE
Monday 13 August, 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:

  • 18, 19 and 20 July, 9:30am to 4:30pm each day
  • 20, 21 and 22 August, 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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