Fostering in Fife

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Information about Fife fostering.

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Fostering agencies.

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 Fife foster carer, free agency matching service by completing our online fostering eligibility quiz.  From the information you provide, one of our social work experts will match you and your situation with the most suitable fostering agencies in Fife, from our UK-wide Independent Agency Database.

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
10%

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 - Fife?

Robert the Bruce granted Fife the right to hold a Sunday market, the first Carnegie Library was opened in Dunfermline in August 1883 the oldest tennis court in Britain is to be found at Falkland Palace.

RAF Leuchars is the oldest continually operating military airbase in the world, St Andrews claims to be the “home” of Golf and Mary Queen of Scots was regarded as the world’s first female golfer?

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