All young people in Edinburgh should have the chance to experience stable family life, something that we often take for granted. Have you ever thought about becoming a carer? Whether it's fostering for short periods or you are considering adoption, the City of Edinburgh Council is committed to supporting you all the way.

We are urgently looking for more foster carers to care for children from 0 - 18 years.

A foster carer can have a really positive impact on a young person’s life, improving their confidence and helping them towards a happy future.

“It gives me a sense of security and belonging. Somewhere I can be completely myself and loved for who I am.” - Zoe, young person in foster care.

Interested in fostering with the City of Edinburgh Council? Drop into one of our events and have a chat with some of our foster carers.

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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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