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Carers' blog

Talk Fostering is our blog for foster carers. It features helpful posts about

  • training and development opportunities
  • support and resources for carers
  • events and offers for carers and looked after children.

If you are a carer with us and would like to contribute to the blog, please speak to your worker or email us at fosterchildren@edinburgh.gov.uk.

Recent posts

Outstanding Achievement Award For Foster Carer Audrey

Outstanding Achievement Award For Foster Carer Audrey

Congratulations to Foster with Edinburgh carer Audrey Lamb who has been awarded a monthly outstanding achievement award after being nominated by her social worker for…

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Adam's story part 3: I would not be who I am without foster care and Ms Smith

Adam’s story part 3: I would not be who I am without foster care and Ms Smith

In part 3, the final part of his story, Adam, fostered from age 14, goes back years later to visit his former headteacher who broke…

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Adam's Story Part 2: What family means to me

Adam’s Story Part 2: What family means to me

In part 2 of his story, Adam, who has been in foster care since he was 14, now in his twenties talks about his foster…

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New support group for Fife carers

New support group for Fife carers

A new monthly carer support group has been launched for Foster with Edinburgh carers living in Fife. The support group meets in the beautiful Carnegie…

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Caring for Children from Black and Minority Ethnic Backgrounds

Caring for Children from Black and Minority Ethnic Backgrounds

City of Edinburgh Council’s Family Based Care offers in-house training on caring for children from black and minority ethnic backgrounds. The training is open to…

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