St Andrew’s Children’s Society’s support, understanding, kindness, incredible professionalism and encouragement goes beyond the realms of extraordinary, and beyond the working hours of 9-5. They’ve been there for us any time of day, year in and year out to support us on our journey. They’ve become family as well as making us a family!
We are committed to offering our foster carers ongoing support, both formal and informal.
Our staff and agency are committed to forming positive and trusting relationships with all our foster carers and your social worker will help draw up an Individual Placement Agreement between the agency, the local authority that placed the child, and yourself. This will focus on detailing the needs of the child and on the skills you will need to meet these needs as fully as possible. It will also outline the support you should expect from your own social worker and the local authority social worker responsible for the child.
Included in the support we offer is:
One of our social workers will then contact you.
Alternatively, please call us on 0131 454 3370 (if you live within 60 miles of Edinburgh) or 01224 878 158 (if you live within 60 miles of Aberdeen or Elgin) or email firstname.lastname@example.org and we’ll send you an enquiry form to complete and return.
If you have any questions or are unsure if you can adopt or foster through us, please contact us anyway using the details above to speak with one of our social workers.