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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

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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Free yoga sessions have calming effect on foster carers

Free yoga sessions have calming effect on foster carers

A group of Foster with Edinburgh carers recently  took part in free yoga sessions at Calm yoga studio. The sessions are a fantastic way of…

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What Our Foster Families Say about Fostering...Sarah

What Our Foster Families Say about Fostering…Sarah

Be inspired by  recordings of some of our foster care family members who wanted to share their experiences of fostering during Foster Care Fortnight. Sarah,…

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What our Foster Families Say about Fostering - Carla

What our Foster Families Say about Fostering – Carla

Be inspired by  recordings of some of our foster care family members who wanted to share their experiences of fostering during Foster Care Fortnight. Carla…

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