Adopting in Scotland

Build a family and change a life

If you live in Scotland and are interested in adopting a child, we can help.

Here at Barnardo's Scotland Adoption Service, we can talk you through the adoption process and answer all your questions.

If you adopt through us, we will give you all the emotional and practical support you need to help you:

  • prepare for the adoption
  • find the right child
  • feel supported all the way through the process and in the years ahead

Barnardo’s values align with the principles of The Promise and we believe that all children and young people should grow up loved, safe and respected and realise their full potential - #keepthepromise. Learn more about The Promise.

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For more information on adopting with Barnardo's, see our Adopt a child page.

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Quality of care and support: Very Good

Quality of management and leadership: Very Good

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