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Fostering in East London

Could you become a foster carer in East London?

If you are based in East London and are thinking of becoming a foster carer, Nexus Fostering can help. We are always looking for foster carers in East London, especially in the major boroughs such as Barking & Dagenham, Bexley, Greenwich, Stratford, Hackney, Havering, Lewisham, Newham, Redbridge, Tower Hamlets and Waltham Forest. We also looking for foster carers in Romford. We pride ourselves on our dedication to provide the best support possible to our foster carers.

The benefits of fostering in East London 

When you become part of the Nexus team you will not only receive a friendly, supportive and professional service. You will also benefit from the following: 

  • Regular phone calls and visits from your Nexus Fostering social worker
  • An allowance from £357 to £819 per week, per child 
  • 14 days paid holiday (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
  • A rewarding career where you can make a real difference to young people's lives 

Who can foster in East London? 

Do you meet the following requirements? 

  • A spare bedroom 
  • Willingness to include the looked after child in your family home
  • Tolerance, determination and optimism
  • Enthusiasm, commitment & stability 
  • Prepared to foster from a wide age range 
  • Receptive to receiving advice and guidance from other professionals around you 

Why foster with Nexus in East London?

Nexus Fostering are well known for the outstanding support we provide to our foster carers in East London. We have a specialist team in London based in our Hornchurch office who provide constant support to our foster carers and do everything they can to help make the carers life easier. Don’t just take our word for it, here’s what our foster carers have to say:

"Support from Nexus has been excellent whilst children are in placement. Our link worker is always more than happy to listen, offer advice and support with any issues that have arisen" - Cameron & Hannah

"Support has been consistently very good from all members of Staff. Any questions/queries have been answered and dealt with quickly and efficiently, no matter how small or large" - Andrea

Not only do our carers have great things to say about us, but we have also been ranked ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted for the support we give to our carers.

There are a lot of children and young people in need of foster care in East London. They need to be provided with a safe home where they can be happy, feel safe and grow up. Fostering children is a highly rewarding thing to do and will give you a real sense of purpose as you guide and take care of a young person at a time when they need it most.

What to do next

If you would like to find out more about becoming a foster carer in the East London area and change young people’s lives for the better contact us today on 0800 389 0143 or complete the form below.

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About East London

East London is a wonderful place to foster children. There are plenty of beautiful parks to visit and play ball games or ride a bike, such as Victoria Park and Springfield Park. There are many other great activities and fun places to take your foster child to, such as Newham City Farm, Docklands Equestrian Centre and various bustling markets. 

There are plenty of other museums, parks, play centres and other fun activities to keep your foster child entertained in the East London area, so get in touch with Nexus Fostering and change a young person’s life for the better today.