Fostering

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Council Tax exemption

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

Join our online fostering events

Whether you're an experienced foster carer or interested in fostering for the first time, you can find out more by joining one of our online events on Zoom. After a short presentation you'll have a chance to speak with our foster carers and social workers.

To register, email us to say which date you'd like to attend – we'll send you a Zoom link for that date. If you haven't used Zoom before, it will install for free on your device when you use the link. Next events are:

  • Wednesday 20 October, 6pm to 8pm
  • Saturday 13 November, 10am to 11:30am
Fostering team

: 0800 652 1256 (freephone)

: fostering.adoption@thurrock.gov.uk