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Children and families

Older foster children

Foster carers needed for young people in East Renfrewshire

Become a foster carer and transform the lives of young people like Jamie and Sophie. We need people like you to give supportive homes to young people up to 21 years old.

Contact our team in confidence about becoming a foster carer. Call us on 0141 577 8300 or submit the online form.
We need foster carers for short and long term care for young people of all ages, especially young adults.
We're not looking for one type of person. We're looking for people from diverse backgrounds with different life experiences.
Find out about the main steps in the fostering process and how our team will support and guide you all the way.
Find out about the advice, development and practical and financial support you'll receive to foster a young person.
Read stories from the young people who need fostered. Find out the difference you can make to their lives.
Read about the experiences of real foster carers. Find out how fostering a young person changed their lives.
Did you know young adults also need foster care? Read more about common fostering myths.
Come along to one of our information sessions to find out about fostering a young person aged 16 to 21.