We believe you can foster

If you live in Glasgow or South West Scotland and are interested in fostering a child, we're here to help.

Barnardo's Glasgow Fostering Service is rated 'very good' in every category by the Care Inspectorate. Our team of dedicated social workers will support you throughout the whole of your fostering journey.

The rewards are huge. Knowing you've made a difference to a vulnerable child's life is something that will stay with you forever.

    'The training is fantastic, the networking opportunities are also good'... 'I get visited very regularly and feel I have so much support'

    Barnardo's foster carers quoted in the latest Care Inspectorate report

    Areas we cover

    We offer fostering in the following areas:

    • Glasgow
    • North, East and South Ayrshire
    • North and South Lanarkshire
    • Dumfries and Galloway
    • Inverclyde
    • West and East Dunbartonshire
    • Argyll and Bute

    Get in touch

    We can talk you through the fostering process and answer all your questions.

    • fill in our simple online form
    • call us 0141 419 4700 
    • email us at [email protected]
    • visit our Facebook page
    • write to us at Barnardo's Glasgow Fostering Service, Building 10000, Academy Park, Gower Street, Glasgow G51 1PR

    Care Inspectorate ratings

    Quality of care and support: Very Good.

    Quality of management and leadership: Good

    Find out more 

    For more information on fostering with Barnardo's, see our Foster a child page.