Accessibility statement for

This accessibility statement applies to the Edinburgh Fostering website at

This website is run by the City of Edinburgh Council. We want as many people as possible to be able to use this website. For example, you should be able to:

  • zoom in up to 200% without the text spilling off the screen
  • navigate the website using just a keyboard
  • resize text and adjust line, letter and word spacing
  • listen to most of the website using a screen reader.

AbilityNet has advice on making your device easier to use if you have a disability.

Feedback and contact information

If you need information on this website in a different format like accessible PDF, large print, easy read, audio recording or braille email 

We’ll consider your request and get back to you in 10 working days.

Reporting accessibilty problems with this website

We’re always looking to improve the accessibility of this website. If you find any problems not listed on this page or think we’re not meeting accessibility requirements, contact 

Enforcement procedure

The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) is responsible for enforcing the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018 (the ‘accessibility regulations’).

If you’re not happy with how we respond to your complaint, contact the Equality Advisory and Support Service (EASS).

Contacting us by phone or in person

We provide contact services for people who are deaf or hard of hearing.

We provide interpretation and translation.

Teachnical information about this website's accessibility

The City of Edinburgh Council is committed to making its website accessible, in accordance with the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018.

Compliance status

This website is partially compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.1 AA standard, due to the non-compliances and exemptions listed below.

Preparation of this accessibility statement

This statement was prepared on 2 November 2022. It was last reviewed on 2 November 2022.

This website was last tested on 2 November 2022.

We tested the website ourselves.

Our web team are experienced in

  • web technologies
  • validation tools for web technologies
  • WCAG 2.1 and techniques
  • web accessibility
  • assistive technologies.

Our testing methodology

We tested all HTML pages on