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Fostering in Scotland

Welcome to Fostering People Scotland

Thinking of fostering in Scotland? We know that becoming a foster carer is a big decision. So when you choose to foster a child with us, you’re guaranteed the best possible support.

That’s because our Dundee-based team work with foster carers within local communities across central and eastern Scotland. In fact, we’re currently looking for foster carers in Dundee, Aberdeen and Fife, as well as Angus, Perth and Kinross, Stirling, Falkirk Aberdeenshire and the Lothians, and Clackmannanshire.

Your local support network

We pride ourselves on our local and friendly approach. In fact, our experienced Scotland fostering team works hard to ensure you receive the support you need to change children’s lives. From regular support groups to our local training courses and out of hours service, we’re always here for you – 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

It’s why a recent review by the Care Inspectorate graded the care we offer as ‘Very Good’. And as we continue to grow, we’re determined to improve these grades even further.

Click here to visit the Care Inspectorate website to view the report.

Our journey

Established in Scotland in 2013, we’re part of an agency that has offered exceptional foster care in England since 2000. With a heritage spanning more than 15 years, we draw on a wealth of fostering knowledge and expertise to help you get the best out of your fostering experience.

We may be small, but we’re growing fast. If you choose to foster with us, you’ll be joining us at an exciting time as we work closely with our carers to help shape the future of our service.

Want to find out more?

Our website is packed with useful information and our friendly team are only ever a phone call away, we also run lots of local events where you can find out more information.

If you have a question or just fancy a chat about fostering, call us on 01382 836806 or 0800 077 8159 (freephone).

Or why not pop in to see us? You’ll find our office at:
Suite G2/3 Faraday Business Centre
34 Faraday Street
Dundee
DD2 3QQ

Download our Brochure:

Steps to foster – Scotland

Our Carers

Pat

Pat

Pat has been fostering with Fostering People since 2015. Pat has worked with children for 40 years, most recently as a social work, working in education.  But Pat wanted a change of direction and saw an advert for the Fostering People information evening.  She knew that Fostering People were a new agency in Scotland and...

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Carol and John

Carol and John

Carol has always been drawn to social work, as she explains “I have a cousin who is deaf and this made me more socially aware as a young person. I remember talking to the careers advisor at school about wanting to do social work, but it was a very different time we lived in then...

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