New to fostering?
Fostering is an amazing and rewarding journey that can turn a child's life around. It could even change yours too.
Looking to transfer?
At FCA Scotland, we understand changing foster care agencies is a big decision, but we're here to support you and ensure you make the right choice for you.
Caring for a child or young person deserves to be rewarded, so we offer generous and competitive fostering allowances, together with unrivaled levels of support and training.
Thinking of Fostering in Scotland?
Find your local fostering agency in Scotland, that can give you the support you need, exactly when you need it. 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.
We’re there for you, so you can be there for the foster child or young person in your care.
Find your local office by selecting your region below
Our commitment to 'The Promise' for Scotland's children and young people.
"At FCA Scotland we have a longstanding commitment to providing loving, caring and supportive foster homes to children and young people through their childhood and into their adult lives. We are committed to Keeping the Promise and to promoting the system change required to improve outcomes for looked after children". Amanda Lindsay, Registered Manager
Great rewards and benefits for foster carers
Meet foster carers Susan and Brian
August 14 2023
Foster carer Susan urges anyone who wants to take up fostering but hasn’t taken the plunge yet to “just do it".
“It’s lovely to see the difference from when they first came to you, to the confident young people they are growing into.”
October 26 2022
Foster carer Linda from North Lanarkshire shares her fostering highlights over the past 18 years, and the support she’s had with FCA Scotland.
“It will have its challenges, but it is the most rewarding job you’ll ever do in your life.”
October 24 2022
Meet Denise, a foster carer from Fife who left a career in education to dedicate the last 13 years to providing looked-after children with a happy, caring, and loving home.
“It’s brilliant to know that you are not alone, there are other people there to help you in this journey that you are on with the children.”
October 21 2022
Meet foster carers, Elaine and Iain from North Lanarkshire, who talk about the importance of using FCA Scotland’s wrap-around team of support.
“FCA Scotland has always been very family orientated, there is always someone at the end of the phone”
October 19 2022
Meet Angela, a long-term foster carer who shares her fostering journey, and why she’s fostered with FCA Scotland for over 10 years.