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Why get involved in foster care?

From 10 May Foster Care Fortnight begins. This is a time when The City of Edinburgh Council team highlight that they need many more Foster Carers, and also that it can be a very...

Council to use Facebook to recruit new foster carers

A Question and Answer session on Facebook is the latest initiative by the City of Edinburgh Council to recruit more foster carers.This will be the first time the Council has used the social media...

Charity issues plea for new foster families in Scotland

Record numbers of fostered children mean that at least 850 new foster families are needed across Scotland in 2014, according to leading charity Fostering Network.Due to increased demand, almost 5,300 children are living with...

Council launches new fostering website

A new website to encourage people to become foster carers in the capital has been launched by the council.The ‘Foster Me Foster Us’ site details how people can become foster carers, the benefits of...

Foster care fortnight

To mark Foster Care fortnight (14 – 27 May) this year, The City of Edinburgh Council is holding a drop in session for people to find out more about what it takes to foster. The event will...

Edinburgh Council need more foster carers

The latest Council drive to find new recruits to become foster carers has been launched as the number of children in care across Scotland is the highest since 1981.The City of Edinburgh Council are...

Edinburgh Foster carer wins Pride of Britain award

Edinburgh's Julie Coghill has won a Pride of Britain Award in recognition of her services to foster care.Julie, an Edinburgh Council carer, has looked after more than forty babies for over the past fifteen...

Council want to recruit more foster carers

A new multimedia campaign launched this week is aiming to tackle a shortage of foster carers in Edinburgh.  Carers from all backgrounds are needed but The City of Edinburgh Council wants to double the...

Council need more foster carers

Examples of how much carers are paid have been made available by The City of Edinburgh Council as part of a campaign to tackle the myths surrounding foster care. Caring full time for children,...


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