Evolve Therapeutic Fostering is a leading fostering agency in the South East that is currently recruiting foster carers locally in West Sussex and surrounding areas. There is an urgent need for carers across West Sussex. If you have a spare room and the time for fostering, we would love to hear from you and cover your questions about fostering.

We have a local team and social workers that support foster carers in the West Sussex area. At 31 March 2022, there were 554 children in care with West Sussex Local authority (Source: DFE) and we need your help to make a difference for these young persons together through fostering. It is very rewarding to support a child or young person to learn, feel safe, make friends and enjoy their achievements.

As an independent therapeutic fostering agency, Evolve Therapeutic Fostering, links up and works in partnership with West Sussex Local Authority to meet their needs and outcomes. The current shortage of foster carers includes targeted needs including complex, enhanced and parent and child placements. There is also fostering demand for challenging teenagers and large sibling groups.

If you are an existing foster carer, we can also help you transfer fostering agencies and fast track your assessment. We have dedicated assessors to take your application forward and to visit you.

Why choose Evolve Therapeutic Fostering as your fostering agency if you are based in West Sussex area?

Your fostering supporting support will include:

  • Local social worker to visit you in West Sussex
  • Foster payment up to £750 per week
  • 21 nights respite
  • Initial clothing allowance for each child or young person
  • Membership to FosterTalk
  • Group supervision (monthly)
  • Individual supervision (monthly)
  • Initial school uniform allowance for each child or young person
  • Annual holiday allowance for each child or young person
  • Festival allowance for each child or young person
  • Events in West Sussex for foster carers and children

If you live in West Sussex, we would love to hear from you and can we can quickly progress your assessment and relevant checks. Your local fostering team based in West Sussex are here to follow up your fostering enquiry to the agency. This can be a telephone call, virtual call or home visit to discuss your interest in fostering.

In the Social Care Review shared recently that covered fostering, this has highlighted the need for experienced carers and therapeutic intervention. You may notice if you are enquiring with other fostering agencies across West Sussex that there is a difference in the approach and we believe the embedded therapeutic approach from our agency is highly effective in delivering outcomes. The agency makes supporting foster carers across West Sussex our focus through positive foster carer training, one to one care support and engagement.  

If you feel you can make a difference to the children and young persons in West Sussex through fostering, please contact us today! We can share a Guide to Fostering – please speak to our team and we can provide all the information on fostering for your first steps toward a rewarding career as a foster carer.