Contact us about fostering in East Sussex

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Could you offer a home to a child or young person who needs one? Please get in touch with our fostering team:

Read more about fostering, including the different types of fostering and the application process.

Information events

We hold regular online virtual events and 'Vinnie the Van' information days at locations around East Sussex where you can meet our recruitment team, and current foster carers, and ask us any questions you have about fostering in East Sussex.

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Fostering agencies or local authorities should contact us if a check of ESCC records is required.

Our Statement of Purpose was updated January 2023. This sets out the aims and objectives of East Sussex County Council Fostering Service. This document is made available, upon request, to carers and prospective carers, any child placed by the service, the parent of any child looked after and staff.  Requests by email to: