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Children and families

The next step

Find out how to take the next step towards becoming a foster carer.

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Get in touch

The first step is to contact our fostering team.

Complete the fostering enquiry form or phone 0141 577 8300.

Our fostering team will answer any questions you have about becoming a foster carer.

When you're ready to take the next step, a member of our team will visit you at home. You'll then attend a fostering preparation session.

You'll then make an application where we'll make the necessary checks and seek references.

How long does the process take?

The process takes around 3 to 6 months depending on your specific circumstances.  All carers are treated on a case by case basis.

Contact the fostering team

Related pages

Financial and practical support

Fostering young adults


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