Therapeutic foster care for children in Essex & Suffolk

We are a unique foster care agency based in Essex, serving the East of England rated Outstanding by Ofsted.

Everything we do is about improving the lives of children who have had a difficult start in life, help them come to terms with their past, and develop a successful future.

We do this by recruiting great people. To ensure we keep great people, we offer an outstanding package of support, so we guarantee to be there when needed.

Work with us, let's change children's lives for the better.

Who we are

Mosaic Foster Care is owned by a social worker with 23 years of experience, who set up the agency with a colleague in 2010.

About Mosaic Foster Care

What we do

SMILE is our integrated therapeutic approach which supports, and helps enable, our foster parents to deliver therapeutic parenting.

Integrated therapeutic approach

How we support you

Our foster parents enjoy first class support, and allowances for you and your foster child can be up to £707 per week.

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New to fostering?

Read about the experience of one of our recently approved foster parents to see how we ease you into fostering gradually with our guided start'

Newly approved foster parents story

The fun stuff

At Mosaic one of our values is to be “Inspirational – To adopt an attitude and culture where creativity and adaptability are core.”

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Frequently asked questions

Thinking about fostering? Find out more about becoming a foster parent in Essex or Suffolk with Mosaic Foster Care.

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“The support we receive is second to none,
the agency gets better and better year after year”

Foster Parent for 10 years - from our recent Outstanding Ofsted report

Latest news & fostering insights

Therapeutic parenting strategy

How does a therapeutic parenting strategy work? It only works within a relationship where some kind of connection and attunement is present. Though as we know connecting with our children and young people can be challenging as they often reject our efforts to connect. So sometimes to help a child or young person feel safer to connect, it might help to start by developing a connection in a way that feels tolerable to you both …
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Reflecting and moving forwards

January is always a time to reflect and 2020 certainly was a difficult year for so many people in so many ways. It was especially hard for those in lockdown who were suffering domestic abuse or violence and who’s home life was quite simply an ordeal, aside from COVID-19. Amongst those affected were many young people who needed a caring foster home where they could learn how to achieve their full potential and live the …
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Where we foster children

We specialise in providing foster care in South Essex, North Essex and Suffolk, and currently work with foster parents in Basildon, Southend on Sea, Colchester, Ipswich, Sudbury and Brentwood.

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