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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

Changes to Foster with Edinburgh Services and Coronavirus

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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Sandra finds host family experience 'humbling'

Sandra finds host family experience ‘humbling’

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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Could you be a host family for a young asylum seeker?

Could you be a host family for a young asylum seeker?

We are looking for host families to care for unaccompanied young people arriving here from overseas. Aged 16 plus, they are arriving from a range…

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