Fostering

Make a difference to a child's life

Thurrock Council Foster Carers living in Thurrock are exempt from paying council tax.

Join us at our fostering events

Whether you're an experienced foster carer or interested in fostering for the first time, you can find out more at one of our online events using Microsoft Teams. After a short presentation you'll have a chance to speak with our foster carers and our friendly team. We'll send you a link when you register by email to say which date you'd like to attend:

  • Sunday 22 May, 10am to 11:30am
  • Thursday 9 June, 10am to midday
  • You can meet our team for a face-to-face chat at:

    • Friday 20 May, 10am to 2pm, at Asda, Thurrock Park Way, Tilbury, RM18 7HJ

    You can also join us in person at events where we give a presentation and you can speak with our team. Next event:

    • Wednesday 18 May, 6pm to 8pm, at Orsett Hall Hotel, Prince Charles Avenue, Orsett, RM16 3HS
Fostering team

: 0800 652 1256 (freephone)

: fostering.adoption@thurrock.gov.uk