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How the application process works

All you need to know about how to foster in East Sussex

Weekly pay for foster carers

How much you can expect to get paid in allowances to cover the day to day expenses of caring for the child.

Types of fostering

Information about the different types of fostering you can do, including long and short term fostering.

Why choose the East Sussex Fostering Service?

The benefits of fostering with the East Sussex Fostering Service

Transferring from your current agency

Guidance about the benefits of fostering with your local authority.

Who can be a foster carer

There is no such thing as a typical foster carer…

Information evenings

Find out where and when Fostering Service information evenings are held

Information for existing foster carers

Help, support and training available to foster carers.

Frequently asked question

Fostering - frequently asked questions

Could you foster a teenager?

Watch our video about fostering teenagers

Training for foster carers

Find out about training courses we run for foster carers, including course dates, times and venues.