Fostering in Edinburgh

Do you live in Edinburgh or in the surrounding areas and want to become a foster carer to a child or young person?

Become a foster carer in Edinburgh

To help with the rising demand of children and young people that need families we are looking to recruit more foster carers. If you have a spare room, are over the age of 21 and want to make a difference to a child’s life Foster Care Associates Edinburgh really wants to hear from you.

We are committed to helping children and young people find a safe, stable home in which they can be happy in and thrive. We partner with a number of local authorities who refer children and young people to us, to help find them a loving and secure home. 

Choose to foster with us and you’ll receive a competitive fostering fee, excellent training, local 24/7 support and advice and a rewarding new career.  You can be the difference a child needs by fostering in Edinburgh.

Glasgow

By Phone

Call a member of our friendly fostering team and they'll be able to answer all your questions.

0141 646 4805

Visit an office

Pavilion 3, Gateway Office Park, Cambuslang Way, Glasgow, G32 8ND

Rosyth

By Phone

Call a member of our friendly fostering team and they'll be able to answer all your questions.

01383 414771

Visit an office

Rosyth Office -  Aquarius Court, Viking Way, Rosyth, KY11 2DW

Recruitment

By Phone

Call a member of our friendly fostering team and they'll be able to answer all your questions.

0141 646 4805

Visit an office

We're always happy for you to pop in for a chat.

Find a local team

Benefits of working with FCA Scotland

24/7 advice service

Excellent ongoing training

Access to your local fostering team

Competitive payments

Local support groups

Local social events

24/7 fostering support in Edinburgh

Here at Foster Care Associates Edinburgh we pride ourselves on being a welcoming and friendly fostering provider who really do strive to make a positive and lasting difference to children and families lives. Our team of regional fostering professionals all have plenty of expert knowledge and experience in order to support our foster carers, children and young people in the best possible way.

We hold local support groups on a regular basis, to give you the time to reflect, share achievements and advice. All of which helps to build your support network in and around the region.

As well as continued around the clock support from your regional team, we provide you with ongoing training to help develop your skills throughout your fostering journey, including:

  • Safeguarding
  • First Aid
  • Child exploitation
  • Attachment and child development
  • Trauma and bereavement
  • Equality and diversity

It’s really important to us in Edinburgh that we welcome you into the Foster Care Associates Scotland family. 

Edinburgh Fostering Allowance and Benefits

At Foster Care Associates Edinburgh we believe you deserve to be rewarded for your hard work. All of our foster carers receive a generous package of financial support.

Our fostering allowances and payments take into account the demands of fostering and the importance of your role in a child or young person’s life.  As a foster carer, you’ll be entitled to tax relief on your fostering income.

Try our financial calculator 

Fun with Foster Care Associates Edinburgh

We run a variety of events and activities for our foster families throughout the year, from trips to the zoo, cinema, laser tag to our very popular yearly football tournament and fun day. We bring our foster carers, children and young people and regional staff together. When you join Foster Care Associates Rosyth you'll be joining a fostering community who provide you with  supportive network throughout the whole of your fostering journey.

“I would not be the person I am today without the support I received from my foster carers.”

FCA Scotland care leaver

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0141 646 4805

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