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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

A job with learning to love someone at its heart

A job with learning to love someone at its heart

Foster carer Jo* shares her story about becoming a foster carer. She hopes it will encourage more people to consider becoming foster carers. My husband…

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It's Foster Care Fortnight - we need foster carers

It’s Foster Care Fortnight – we need foster carers

Over the next 2 weeks, we will be supporting the annual Foster Care Fortnight awareness campaign by joining in the effort to recruit foster carers…

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Coronavirus and Foster with Edinburgh services

Coronavirus and Foster with Edinburgh services

It’s a very anxious and uncertain time for everyone and we want to recognise the valuable contribution that our carers are making in looking after…

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Ashley works for real change for young people

Ashley works for real change for young people

To mark #CareDay2020, Ashley, a participation officer for Care Experienced Young People at the City of Edinburgh Council, is sharing her story of being on…

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John on rewards of being a host family

John on rewards of being a host family

We are looking to recruit host families who can help young people arriving in Scotland from a range of countries across the Middle East and…

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