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 foster training, local 24/7 support and advice and a rewarding new career. You can be the difference a child needs by fostering in Edinburgh.
Call a member of our friendly fostering team and they'll be able to answer all your questions.
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Rosyth Office - Aquarius Court, Viking Way, Rosyth, KY11 2DW
of foster carers would recommend FCA Scotland
Our Quality of Care and Support has been rated very good
of foster carers feel their social worker is knowledgeable
Benefits of working with FCA Scotland
24/7 advice service
Excellent ongoing training
Access to your local fostering team
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:
- 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.
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 FCA Edinburgh 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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QA and Safeguarding Manager
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Whether you’re ready to start your journey or just want to chat to an expert, where here to talk.