We’re looking for new foster carers in Scotland to give loving and stable homes to children in need. Together, we make huge differences to the lives of children in our care.
By choosing to foster a child through Barnardo’s, you could benefit from over 100 years professional experience of looking after disadvantaged children.
Barnardo’s reputation in Scotland means that we can provide you with the very best possible support to ensure that you can carry out your role with confidence. The quality of this support means that few of our foster placements break down.
As a Barnardo’s foster carer you:
“Anyone considering becoming a foster carer should expect some ups and downs, we’ve had our stormy days and sunny days, but Barnardo’s Scotland has been right by our side, very supportive, we can’t praise them highly enough. And the downs are positive too, you learn from them, you grow as a person when you become a foster carer, you realise you have all these different skills you weren’t aware of". Jules and Jon Davison, Inverurie, Scotland
We are in need of foster carers across Scotland who are able to give a safe home to children with:
Our services are regulated and inspected by the Care Inspectorate to make sure we meet the right care standards. To read our care service inspection report click the links below:
Barnardo’s has fostering services in Edinburgh, Glasgow, Dundee and Aberdeen.
Barnardo’s Aberdeen Fostering Service
20 Carden Place
Telephone: 01224 624090
Barnardo’s Dundee Fostering Service
Unit C, The Software Centre
Telephone: 01382 561900
Barnardo’s Edinburgh Fostering Service
10 Bankhead Crossway South
Telephone: 0131 453 8420
Barnardo’s Glasgow Fostering Service
Telephone: 0141 419 4700
Office hours are Monday to Friday, 9.00 - 17.00.