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Our Carer Stories

With young people to care for, meetings and training to attend, housework to do and paper work to complete, there’s never a dull moment in the lives of our foster carers and we know there’s no one better to tell you about fostering than our carers themselves.

If you’d like to find out more about the everyday lives of fostering, read the first-hand experiences of some of our current foster carers.

Carer Story Videos

From the nervous excitement ahead waiting for your first fostering placement to the moments of joy that make being a foster carer truly worthwhile, the videos below will give you a real insight into who we are, what we do and what you can expect when you become a Foster Carer with FCA Scotland.

Vince

Chris & Gabi

Donna

Rae


Anne & Chris, West Dunbartonshire

A day in the life of a foster carer… Chris and I have been foster carers with FCA Scotland for 5 years and we currently have ...

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Crystal & Katie’s Story

Crystal and Katie began their fostering journey 3 years ago and haven’t looked back since. Crystal explains: "Being a foster carer isn’t always easy but when ...

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Helen & Andrew’s Story

A day in the life of a foster carer… From caring for the young people in placement to attending meetings and doing the day to day ...

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Maria & John, East Ayrshire

Maria and John have been foster carers with FCA Scotland for 9 years.  When they initially enquired Maria was working in commercial sales and John ...

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Michelle & Andrew – Glenrothes, Fife

"We do much more than sit at home and look after kids!" says Fife foster carer Michelle & Andrew have been fostering with FCA Scotland for ...

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Rae & Andrew, South Ayrshire

Rae and Andrew have been fostering with FCA Scotland since January 2015 after more than 20 years’ experience of being a nursery nurse and a ...

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Sarah & Kevin, Fife

A day in the life of a foster carer… So what does a typical day look like to us as foster carers? Well the truth is ...

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Tracy’s Story

Passion for life and a generous heart have given foster carer Tracy a deep rooted desire to bring about positive change to the lives of ...

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Living with strangers

Living With Strangers is a training resource that brings the voices of young people to a wider audience by filming their reflections on their experience ...

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How can we help?

If you would like some more information to help you decide whether fostering is for you all you need to do is contact us.

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Call us on 0141 646 4805 (lines open Monday – Friday: 9am – 5pm)

Fostering a child or young person is a big decision so we’re here to answer any questions you may have. Our friendly fostering advisors can talk you through everything you need to know about becoming a foster carer.

Outside of these hours please call 0800 434 6000Freephone lines open Mon to Thurs – 5pm to 8pm.

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