Therapeutic foster care for children in Essex & Suffolk

A unique foster care agency based in Essex, serving the East of England.

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

Teamwork – What it means to be part of a team

I have worked as part of the Mosaic Team for over 8 years and my main role is to find new people to be our foster parents.   I find this immensely satisfying as I know that together we are making a difference to a young person’s life.  It’s all about being part of a team.  A team around the young person; all with the same focus.  But why does being part of a team help? …
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What do they do?

As I mentioned in a previous blog, all industries have terms that you may not have come across before.  So today, here’s a list of people you might meet in your time in fostering with an explanation of their role: Advocates:  Advocates can offer advice and support to a child or young person. The main purpose of a child advocate is to enable children to express their wishes and feelings. The aim of child advocacy is to encourage empowerment of children and uphold their human rights. Children’s …
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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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