We believe you can foster

If you live in North Scotland and are interested in fostering a child, we're here to help.

Here at Barnardo's Scotland Fostering North, 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.

Areas we cover

We offer fostering in the following areas:

  • Dundee
  • Angus
  • Perth
  • Kinross
  • Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire
  • Highlands
Foster carers told us they enjoyed positive relationships with their supervising social workers. They felt their work was respected and valued.

Care Inspectorate, latest inspection report

Get in touch

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

  • fill in our simple online form
  • call us on 01224 624 090 (Aberdeen office) or 01382 561900 (Dundee office)
  • email us at [email protected]
  • visit our Facebook page
  • write to us at Barnardo's Scotland Fostering North, 20 Carden Place, Aberdeen, AB10 1UQ

Care Inspectorate ratings

Quality of care and support: Very Good

Quality of management and leadership: Very Good

Find out more 

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

Or come and talk to a member of our friendly team at one of our fostering information events.