At Scottish Adoption and Fostering we focus exclusively on delivering high quality, innovative services to all affected by adoption in Scotland and further afield.

We are driven by the key principle that all children should be supported to grow up in safe, loving, caring and nurturing families and that everyone affected by adoption should be able to access a comprehensive and holistic range of adoption support services. Our services are driven by our belief in working in partnership, valuing diversity and treating individuals with respect.

We work with every aspect of the adoption triangle – adopted children, adopted families and birth families – and tailor services to meet individual need.

Prospective Adopters

Parenting an adoptive child has its challenges, but as our adoptive parents will tell you, it is very rewarding.

Adopted Children

Scottish Adoption offers a range of support services for children and young people who are adopted.

Adopted Adults

At Scottish Adoption we recognise that adoption is a lifelong experience with different aspects of adoption affecting different people at different times in their lives.

Pregnant & Considering Adoption

Scottish Adoption offers a counselling service to parents who are faced with an unplanned or unwanted pregnancy and who are considering adoption.

Adoptive Parents

We encourage all our adoptive parents to join our mailing list so we can keep in touch with you and let you know of any forthcoming events.

Birth Parents

Scottish Adoption provide a range of support services that meets birth parents where they are at and that places an emphasis on nurture and connection.

For more information on any of the services we provide or for a confidential chat please call us on 0131 553 5060 or email