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Fostering in Argyll Fostering Agencies

Foster Carers in Argyll?

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Fostering agencies.

One of our social work experts will match you and your situation with the most suitable fostering agencies in Argyll, on our UK Independent Agency Database.

Different types – fostering allowances, pay, children, babies.

Just like people, Fostering Agencies are not all the same. They have different support, allowances, quality of training, and access to respite care and support groups.

Not all agencies foster babies, some prefer to look after teenagers, some agencies expect you to be at home full time, others are happy if you have another job.

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To find out more and to take the next step towards a career as a foster carer, use our no obligation, free agency matching service by completing our online fostering eligibility quiz, and get fostering right the first time!

Fostering Statistics: Scotland

Total Children in Care, Scotland 2020
Foster Care Placements, Scotland 2020

The following statistics are from the total number of children in care in Scotland, and not exclusively those in Foster Care.

Children with disability : 1381

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Popular placement types: Scotland does not keep statistics on the number of asylum seekers it supports. A large proportion of children have a white ethnic background. However, many childrens’ ethnic background has been recorded as unknown.

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Did you Know - Argyll Fostering Agencies?

Argyll is the birthplace of the Scots Gaelic language, the first air ambulance flight in the world, and Scotland’s first National Park at Loch Lomond.

Argyll has the longest inland loch in the UK, Loch Awe, the biggest inland loch in Great Britain, Loch Lomond, and the Isle of Islay is the centre of research and innovation, and the most westerly point on the UK mainland is Ardnamurchan.

Argyll has the second-largest peal of bells in the world at Inveraray, the biggest Highland Games in the world, the Cowal Highland Gathering at is at Dunoon and Glencoe was a location for the filming of the Harry Potter film, ‘Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban’.

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