We believe you can foster
If you live in Glasgow or the West of Scotland and are interested in fostering a child, we're here to help.
Barnardo's Glasgow Fostering Service is rated 'very good' by the Care Inspectorate. Our team of dedicated social workers and therapists will support you throughout the whole of your fostering journey from your very first phone call.
The rewards are huge. Knowing you've made a difference to a vulnerable child's life is something that will stay with you forever.
Our team of dedicated social workers, children’s workers and therapists will support you throughout the whole of your fostering journey from your very first phone call. We offer a comprehensive training calendar and 24 hour 7 days a week support from our on-call service.
Barnardo's foster carers quoted in the latest Care Inspectorate report
Areas we cover
We offer fostering in the following areas:
- North, East and South Ayrshire
- North and South Lanarkshire
- Dumfries and Galloway
- West and East Dunbartonshire
- Argyll and Bute
- Renfrewshire and East Renfrewshire
Get in touch
We can talk you through every aspect of the fostering process and answer all your individual questions.
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.
Foster a child
There are many different reasons why families start to foster but they all wish to make a difference to the lives of children and young people in care.
A few of our foster carers talk about their experience of fostering with Barnardo's in a selection of written accounts and videos.
We understand the decision to foster is a huge step and we'll provide you with support every step of the way. Find out more about the journey to fostering.