Interested in fostering?

Become a foster carer with the City of Edinburgh Council and get paid to do a job you'll love!

Join our foster care team who live across Edinburgh, the Lothians, Fife, and the Borders. Whether you would like to foster long or short term, we have a care scheme to suit you. We need loving foster homes for young people of all ages, from babies to 18 years.

Our foster carers provide a safe and caring home, helping children towards a happy future. In return we offer training, fees and allowances and 24/7 support.

Have a look at some of our carers’ stories, drop into one of our events or get in touch to find out more.

If you are a foster carer with another agency and thinking about tranferring to us, give us a call on 0131 529 2773 to find out about the support and benefits we can offer you.

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Edinburgh’s Children Need You

Edinburgh’s Children Need You

Meet Lewis and Catriona. They are asking people in Edinburgh to foster children like them. Can you become one of the 50 new carers we need by this December?

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