Evolve Therapeutic Fostering is a family owned fostering agency that is currently recruiting foster carers in Barking and Dagenham, South London. There is a real need and shortage for foster carers in all of London and including Barking and Dagenham.

We have a local team and social workers that support foster carers in the Barking and Dagenham area. At 31 March 2022, there were 293 children in care with Barking and Dagenham Local authority (Source: DFE) and we would love to make a difference for these young persons together through fostering.

As a therapeutic fostering agency, Evolve Therapeutic Fostering, works in partnership with Barking and Dagenham Local Authority to meet their needs and outcomes locally. The current shortage of foster carers covers targeted needs including complex, enhanced and large sibling groups. There is also fostering demand for parent and child placements and challenging teenagers.

If you are an existing foster carer, we can help you transfer fostering agencies and make the process as easy as possible for you. We have a dedicated recruitment team to help here. Please ask us for a Guide to Transferring.

Why choose Evolve Therapeutic Fostering as your fostering agency if you are based in Barking and Dagenham?

Your fostering supporting support will include:

  • Foster payment up to £750 per week
  • 21 nights respite
  • Membership to FosterTalk
  • Group supervision (monthly)
  • Individual supervision (monthly)
  • Initial clothing allowance for each child or young person
  • 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 Barking and Dagenham for foster carers and children

If you live in Barking and Dagenham, South London, we would love to hear from you and can we can fast track your assessment. Our local fostering team based in Barking and Dagenham would be quick to respond to your fostering enquiry to our agency. 

The recent Social Care Review for fostering overall has continued to highlight the need for experienced carers and therapeutic intervention. You may notice if you are enquiring with other fostering agencies across Barking and Dagenham that there is a difference in the approach and we believe the embedded therapeutic approach from our agency is highly effective in supporting outcomes. We make supporting foster carers across Barking and Dagenham our priority 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 Barking and Dagenham through fostering, please contact us today! Speak to our team and we can provide all the information on fostering for your next steps toward a rewarding career as a foster carer.