Fostering and Supported Lodgings: Carer Engagement

Closed 19 Mar 2023

Opened 27 Feb 2023


Essex County Council (ECC) want to hear from Foster Carers and Supported Lodgings Carers. As we need to improve recruitment and retention of Carers to meet the efficiency needs for children.

We are investigating potential future offers for Carers at ECC and we have some potential ideas we would like to share with you. Your feedback will be crucial in helping us identify the most beneficial ideas and agreeing how best to proceed with this work, ensuring we are investing in the right areas to support you in your role as a Carer.


Thank you for taking part in this survey. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us by emailing


GDPR and Data Protection Under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and Data Protection Act 2018, we have a legal duty to protect any information we collect from you.  The information will only be used for the purposes described above and will not be kept longer than is necessary to do so, up to a maximum of two years. We will not share your personal details with any other agency unless we have concerns that you or another individual may be at risk of harm or if it is required by law. We do not collect personal information for commercial purposes.


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