Drop-in events

Come and have a chat with our foster care or adopt teams and local carers at one of our drop-in events.

Drop in anytime between the listed start and end times below to the City of Edinburgh Council, Waverley Court, 4 East Market Street EH8 8BG (view on a map).

We’ll be happy to answer any of your questions over a cup of coffee and tell you a bit about our care options. It’s a very informal evening open to anyone interested in finding out a bit more about fostering or adoption. Choose a date that suits you:

Foster or Adopt Drop-ins 

Foster or Adopt drop-in events take place on the first Thursday of every month (apart from 2nd week in January).  Please note our drop-ins are postponed until further notice. Please check this page for updates on forthcoming drop-ins.


  • 7 May 5 – 7 pm (cancelled)
  • 4 June 5-7 pm (subject to confirmation)

Summer break

  • 3 September 12 – 2 pm & 5-7 pm
  • 1 October 5 – 7 pm
  • 5  November 5 – 7 pm
  • 3 December 5-7 pm

Getting here

We are a short walk from Waverley train station. There is metered parking outside the entrance or an NCP car park entrance on New Street.

Of course you don’t have to wait for an event to find out more – our foster line is ready to take your call on 0800 174 833 or 0131 529 2773  or download our information pack here