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Foster carers help build better, brighter futures for hundreds of children across Essex every year.
You can make a real difference to a young person's life by having them live with you in your home. This is called supported lodgings.
It includes young people aged 16 to 18, but also some over 18 who are continuing in education.
Find out more on our supported lodgings site.
Statement of purpose
Our Permanence Policy Statement (PDF 455 KB) sets out the main routes to stable and secure outcomes for children in our care.Print this page