We’re looking for new foster carers in Scotland to provide loving and stable care to vulnerable children. Together, we make a huge difference to the lives of young people in our care.
When you choose to foster with Barnardo’s, you benefit from over 100 years' professional experience of helping disadvantaged children to thrive. We provide the very best support so that you can carry out your role with confidence.
As a Barnardo’s foster carer you:
When you foster with Barnardo's Scotland, you benefit from:
“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:
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, 9am to 5pm