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Fostering in Romford

Could you become a foster carer in Romford?

We are always on the lookout to recruit foster carers in Romford who are seeking a highly rewarding challenge. We need foster carers in Romford, Hornchurch, and others parts of the county who are willing to make a commitment to the young people in need of care in these areas. Nexus Fostering are well known in Essex for the brilliant service we provide to our foster carers. We are here to help make your journey into foster caring an easy and enjoyable one.

The benefits of fostering in Romford 

We don't expect you to know everything from the off. As a Nexus Fostering foster carer, you are very much part of the team and we offer excellent training and support as well as our standard package which includes:

  • Regular phone calls and visit from your Nexus Fostering social worker
  • An allowance from £357 to £819 per week
  • 14 days paid respite a year
  • Training in all aspects of looking after a young person in your home
  • Opportunities to meet other Nexus Fostering foster carers
  • Nexus events for you, your foster child and your own family
  • 24/7 out of hours support line

Who can foster in Romford?

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Why foster with Nexus in Romford?

As a well-known and trusted fostering agency near Romford in Essex, Nexus Fostering pride ourselves on our reputation as a supportive, knowledgeable and caring agency who are willing to take the time to listen to the needs of our foster carers and help them to become better carers. The team in our Hornchurch office are always on hand to offer help but we also have carers all over Essex who can offer assistance should you need it. Our foster carers always have great thing to say about us, here are a couple of examples:

"We have 24-hour support if needed. Someone is always on call from Nexus out of office hours. My Social Worker has always been there for us, as a family, at times of crisis. A member of Nexus is always with us at placements, reviews and any significant meetings" - Lee & Andi

"We have received lots of training and all has been very useful" - Aliyah & Ethan

"Nexus are always there to offer help and support; they couldn't be better" - Morgan & Bev

Not only do our carers have good things to say about us, we also achieved an ‘Outstanding’ Ofsted rating for our work with foster carers and the young people they look after. We received this rating for our well-organised work and our dedication to ensure our foster children are healthy, happy and safe.

There are plenty of children and young people in need of foster care in Romford, so if you feel that you have the qualities of a good foster carer, such as patience and understanding, please get in touch with us today.

Call us on 0800 389 0143 or complete our online enquiry form below.

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We regularly hold drop in events at our Hornchurch office too so be sure to find out when the next one is.

About Romford

Romford is a brilliant place to take care of foster children. With so many activities on your doorstep, you’re sure to find something to keep them entertained and to help you build your relationship with them. 

There is Kidspace, a magical, award-winning indoor adventure park with something for everyone. There is a choice of leisure and sports centres within less than 2 miles, offering fun swimming as well as a multitude of other sporting activities. With other indoor soft play, Golf, Bowling and wildlife centres all within a very short drive, you will be spoiled for choice!

Whatever you decide to do with your foster child, you’re sure to learn a lot from them and thoroughly enjoy caring for them and providing them with a stable and secure way of life.