Organisations which inspect fostering agencies in Scotland to ensure they are providing the highest standards of care.
Call: 0345 600 9527
Who Cares? Scotland
An organisation that supports care experienced people to have their voices heard and make positive improvements to their lives.
Call: 0141 226 4441
Children and Young People’s Commissioner Scotland
Promoting and protecting rights for care experienced young people up to 21. The Commissioner works to make sure the laws that affect your lives are fair.
Call: 0131 346 5350
Childline: 0800 1111
Childline is a private and confidential service for children and young people up to the age of 19. You can contact a childline counsellor about anything – no problem is too big or too small.
Whether you want to understand more about how you're feeling and find ways to feel better, or you want to support someone who's struggling, Young Minds can help.
Free and confidential advice about sexual health and well-being for under 25s. Brook believes in a society where young people are free to be themselves.
Talk to Frank: text 82111
Friendly, confidential drugs advice. Talk to Frankfor facts, support and advice on drugs and alcohol today.
Thinkuknow - CEOP Education
The internet and mobile phones can be great for loads of reasons, but sometimes the internet and social media can be misused and harmful. Take care how you use the internet.
Our Advice Hub provides information, support and guidance. With loads of practical tips and advice on topics, you care about.
Our handy handbooks are designed with you in mind, full of helpful information for both you and your foster family.
Have your say
If you have any ideas for activities, would like support or advice with your career, or just fancy a chat, get in touch with us.
Language that Cares
February 20 2023
At FCA Scotland we have launched our Language that Cares Charter in consultation with children and young people to help ensure that we all use language which is more positive and more importantly, sanctioned by our children and young people.
The Promise - What it Means For You
February 1 2023
This blog will give our young people some information about FCA Scotland and our commitment to The Promise, and what it means for you.
Why is eating a balanced diet important?
December 8 2022
Some foods are better for you than others. A lot of food is tasty but eating too much of it probably won’t make you feel very good. Why is it important to eat a balanced diet? Let’s find out.
Should I tell people I’m in foster care?
December 6 2022
Going into foster care is bound to spark some big emotions. You might feel anger, sadness, grief, confusion, anxiety, embarrassment, and general defiance. This post will help you work through some of the bigger feelings in this area.
What to Do if You're Being Bullied
December 1 2022
Bullying can come in a lot of different forms. It is something a lot of people experience at some point in their lives, but it is never something you should have to put up with. Nobody deserves to be put down, made to feel unsafe, or physically hurt by bullies.
Let us help find your next job
December 8 2022
If you are thinking about getting a job, then here is some advice about where to look, how to apply, and what to expect from interviews
Life Skills You Need to Be Independent
December 3 2022
With the right life skills, you will be less stressed and find it easier to live independently. Here are eight life skills you need to be independent.
8 Top Tips for Staying Safe Online
December 12 2022
Whether you use the internet a lot for schoolwork or like to go online to do fun things and find out new information, knowing how to keep yourself safe when using the internet is an important skill to have.