Fostering in Dundee

Children and young people are in need of fostering in Dundee and across Scotland. Emergency, short term and long term placements are available. We offer training and ongoing support.

If you’re considering becoming a foster carer, choose a fostering agency with local teams who will be with you every step.

National Fostering Group is the largest independent fostering agency in the UK with superb agency coverage across all areas – meaning you have the support of a team close to you.

One of the most established fostering agencies in your area, we work with local authorities to place children and young people in homes where they can thrive.

As a foster carer with us, you’ll have unparalleled access to professional support and excellent free training. We want you to thrive too, being the best you can be in your role as foster carer.

On top of this, carers who are fostering in Dundee have a large and active peer network that includes more than a dozen local support groups.

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The training is great. We have the option to do face to face or online, which is useful as I work full time along side fostering, so I know I can always fit the training in to my schedule.

Peter, foster carer

Fostering agencies in Dundee

  • Established for more than two decades, National Fostering Group has teams (agencies) across the UK
  • Our lead fostering agencies in Scotland are located in Grangemouth, Falkirk, serving all central Scotland areas including Dundee and also Aberdeen
  • Our foster carers in Dundee and the surrounding areas have access to eight foster parent support groups
  • Our two team offices support you 24/7 and work closely with most local authorities in Scotland
  • You will receive a generous fostering allowance for a child in your care
  • People from all walks of life are suitable to become a foster parent
  • Many types of fostering are available in Dundee, including emergency and long-term placements
  • You’ll get excellent free training on different aspects of fostering at a local venue

The best part of my role is seeing the foster carers who to begin with, may lack confidence or feel they are not doing things quite right, blossom into fostering experts. Seeing the bonds develop between the children and foster families makes everything we do, worth it.

Shirley, supervising social worker

Fostering in Dundee and Scotland

Many children and young people are in foster care or awaiting a foster parent in Dundee and across Scotland. National Fostering Group has local offices in Falkirk, Scotland that serve Perth, Kircaldy, Edinburgh, Gretna Green, Dumfries, Glasgow, Paisley, Dunfermline and Aberdeen.

Start your fostering journey with National Fostering Group

  • We have fostering agencies all across the UK
  • Over 3,000 carers already part of our family
  • Benefit from our local support groups and social workers