Fostering in Essex
Sunbeam Fostering Agency is an Independent Fostering Agency registered with Ofsted providing high quality and well supported fostering placements for a diverse range of looked after children and young people across Essex.
Become a foster carer in Essex
Sunbeam provides local support for carers in Essex and surrounding areas through our resource centre in Walthamstow. Which means you will have a supervising social worker local to you and available to support you if you need them. Also, we have other support staff on 24/7/365 basis who will help you with any help and support you need while fostering with Sunbeam.
Sunbeam Fostering Agency is one of the largest fostering agencies in the UK, we have offices all around England, please visit our contact us page to locate the nearest Sunbeam office to Colchester.
Sunbeam was established in 2000 in the London area. The company has grown in all major parts of the UK with dedicated staff members for each area and especially in Colchester to fulfil the needs of looked after children in those areas.
We currently provide services to over 75 Local Authorities in London, South East, South Central, Midlands and North regions and are geographically expanding into further areas to recruit more foster carers for the benefit of children in care. We are accredited by the relevant professional bodies such as London Care Placements, South Central Framework Authorities and East and West Midlands Childcare Consortia. We also hold contracts with West London Alliance, Croydon, Sutton, Lambeth, Lewisham, Suffolk, Luton, Central, Bedfordshire, Hertfordshire and Hampshire etc. We are member of NAFP, NWG and Fostering Network. Sunbeam is also a member of Coram BAAF and FosterTalk. All our foster carers are individual members of the FosterTalk. As one of the largest and most progressive independent fostering agencies in the UK, we provide quality family placements to children in care and competitive foster care payments to our foster carers.
Our local staff are at hand to assist with training and local support groups held and supported by our registered offices in London, Coventry and resource centres.
To become a foster parent or if interested to know more about fostering in Colchester and how we can help with your fostering enquiry. Call us now or complete a callback request and a member of recruitment team will get in touch to answer any questions you may have. As one of the largest and most progressive independent fostering agencies in the UK, we provide quality family placements to children in care and competitive foster care payments to our foster carers.
Sunbeam Can offer:
- Dedicated local support from the social work team
- Regular home visits
- Free ongoing training and development programme
- Local support groups for foster carers
- Local support groups for children and young people
- Family fun days and activities throughout the year
- Annual Awards ceremonies
Fostering a child is a way of providing a stable family life for children and young people who are unable to live with their birth parents. There are thousands of children across the UK, who need a foster home and a loving family. We are currently recruiting foster carers in Colchester and would like to hear from you if you are able to help, have a spare bedroom, time, commitment and dedication to provide the family environment these children need.
To learn more about what is fostering, what is a foster carer’s role and how to foster a child, please download our guide to foster care or contact us where our staff will talk you through the process. Our guide also gives useful information about the role of independent fostering agencies, fostering allowances and foster care payments structures with Sunbeam as well as how to foster a child in your area and the skills you need to foster children.
Sunbeam Fostering offers highly competitive rates of up to £700 per child per week in Colchester. Want to start fostering in Colchester? Just fill in the callback request or enquiry form and our fostering recruitment specialist will get in touch as soon as possible.
Are you passionate about making a difference for children and have time and energy to give to a child?