Scotland

Interested in foster caring?

Want to find the best agency in your region?

The next step in the fostering process can be a long and confusing one as there are so many fostering agencies to choose from. There is not a lot of information available about the differences between the agencies and what they have to offer you as a potential foster carer.

Simply Fostering – Be a foster carer

We are an independent company providing information for people interested in fostering. In addition, we offer an agency matching service for people who are interested in becoming foster carers, and who want to find the best agency to choose from.

Fostering Agency Database – Scotland

Our Independent Fostering Agency Database holds a list of member agencies in Scotland, who we recommend based on their reputation, quality of service and the type of support and allowances on offer.

Fostering children – Foster care experts

Together, our team has over eighty years experience of working with foster carers, foster children, and fostering agencies in the UK, and has helped many hundreds of people to become happy and successful foster carers.

Become a foster carer – Free agency matching service

If you decide to contact us and use our free, fostering agency matching service, we will arrange for the most suitable agencies in Scotland with vacancies, to contact you, improving your chance of being accepted for assessment and starting on the journey to become a happy and successful foster carer.

Did you know?

The highest village in Scotland is not in the Highlands. It is at Wanlockhead in Dumfries and Galloway and probably the oldest living tree in Europe said to be 3000 years, is at Fortingall in Perthshire.

The Grampian Museum of Transport at Alford near Aberdeen exhibits the ‘Craigievar Express’, a steam-driven cart invented by the local postman and the bridge connecting Seil Island, in Argyll, with the mainland is also called ‘The Bridge over the Atlantic’ as it spans a tiny arm of that ocean.

Possibly the oldest houses, at 5000 years old, in Europe, are the Stone Age farmsteads in Papa Westray, the Royal Botanic Garden in Edinburgh has the largest collection of rhododendrons and Glasgow has the only subway system in Scotland.

One of the UK’s oldest surviving banks, The Bank of Scotland, was founded in 1695 and was the first European bank to issue banknotes.

The first house to be lit by gas was built by William Murdoch, as Scottish engineer, in 1794.

The world’s first fire brigade was founded in Edinburgh in 1824.

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Aberdeen and Grampian
Angus and Dundee
Argyll
Ayrshire
Dumfries and Galloway
Edinburgh and Lothians
Fife
Glasgow and Clyde Valley
Hebrides
Highlands
Orkney
Perthshire
Scottish Borders
Shetland
Southern Scotland
Stirling and Trossachs

Make a confidential enquiry to Simply Fostering and we will help you to find the best agencies to choose from.