Fostering

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

Council Tax exemption for Thurrock Council Foster Carers living in Thurrock

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

We're looking for new or experienced foster carers

You can find out more about fostering by joining one of our online open events using Zoom. After a short presentation you'll have a chance to speak with our foster carers and social workers.

To register for an event, email us to say which date you would like to attend – we'll send you the Zoom link for your chosen date. If you haven't used Zoom before, it will download and install for free on your device when you use the link. Next events:

  • Wednesday 11 August, 10am to midday
  • Thursday 19 August, 6pm to 8pm
  • Friday 10 September, 10am to midday
  • Monday 20 September, 6pm to 8pm
Fostering team
Our dedicated team will be happy to speak with you to answer your questions.

: 0800 652 1256 (freephone)

: fostering.adoption@thurrock.gov.uk