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Useful contacts


Scottish Government

  Postal address Telephone
Intercountry Adoption Team

Scottish Government, Area 2B North, Victoria Quay, Edinburgh, EH6 6QQ




Local Authority (adoption)

Local Authority Contact Details Email

Aberdeen City Council

Adoption and Fostering Service, Business Hub 2, Lower Ground North, Marischal College, Broad Street, Aberdeen AB10 1AB

Tel: 01224 264242


Aberdeenshire Council

Aberdeenshire Council, 93 High Street, Inverurie, AB51 3AB

Tel: 01467 625555

Angus Council Angus Council Social Work, Department Academy Lane, Arbroath, Angus DD11 1EJ fosteringandadoption@angus.gov.uk
Argyll Bute Council

Argyll and Bute Council, Kilmory, Lochgilphead, Argyll PA31 8RT

Tel: 01546 605517



City of Edinburgh Council

Family Based Care Recruitment Team, Westfield House, 5 Kirk Loan, Edinburgh EH12 7HD

Tel: 0800 174833

Clackmannanshire Council

Child Care, Fostering & Adoption Team, Kilncraigs, Greenside Street, Alloa FK10 1EB

Tel: 01259 225000



Comhairle nan Eilean Siar

Keith Harper, Fostering and Adoption Team Leader, Comhairle nan Eilean Siar, Sandwick Road, Stornoway, Isle of Lewis HS1 2BW

Tel: 01851 822748

Dumfries and Galloway Council

Fostering and Adoption Team, 122-124 Irish Street, Dumfries DG1 2AW

Tel: 01387 273600

Dundee City Council

Family Placement Team, Childrens Services, Dundee City Council Social Work Department, Dudhope Park, Dundee DD3 6HF

Tel: 01382 436060

East Ayrshire Council

Social Services Headquarters, 9 Balmoral Road, Kilmarnock, East Ayrshire KA3 1HL

Tel: 0800 434 6633

East Dunbartonshire Council

East Dunbartonshire Council, Top Floor William Patrick Library, 2/4 West High Street, Kirkintilloch, G66 1AD

Tel: 0141 777 3003

East Lothian Council

The Family Placement Team, Children's Services, East Lothian Council, Randall House, Macmerry Business Park, Macmerry, EH33 1RW

Tel: 01620 827643

East Renfrewshire Council

Fostering and Adoption, Lygates House, 224 Ayr Road, Newton Mearns, East Renfrewshire, G77 6FR

Tel: 0141 577 3367

Falkirk Council

Fostering & Adoption Team, Social Work Services, Grangemouth Social Work office, Oxgang Road, Grangemouth FK3 9EF

Tel: 01324 508656

Fife Council

Family Placement Service Permanence Team, Fife Council, Fife House, North Street, Glenrothes KY7 5LT

Tel: 03451 555555 x471074

Enquiry Form
Glasgow City Council

Families for Children, 136 Stanley Street, Glasgow G41 1JH

Tel: 0141 420 5555

Highland Council

Highland Council, Social Work Headquarters, Kinmylies Building, Leachkin Road, Inverness, IV3 8NN

Tel: 01463 703431

Inverclyde Council

Adoption Team, Inverclyde Council, Municipal Buildings, GREENOCK, PA15 1LY

Tel: 01475 714039

Enquiry Form
Moray Council

Fostering and Adoption Team, Rose Cottage, PO Box 6770, Elgin IV30 9BX

Tel: 01343 563568

Midlothian Council

Family Placement Team, 26 Lawfield Road, Dalkeith, Midlothian EH22 5BB

Tel: 0131 270 5678

North Lanarkshire Council

Fostering and Adoption, House and Social Work Services, Children's Carers' Centre, 7 Mitchell Street, Airdire ML6 0AB

Tel: 0800 0731566

Enquiry Form
North Ayrshire Council

Family Placement Team, Social Services, North Ayrshire Council, 47 West Road, Irvine, Ayrshire KA12 8RE

Tel: 01294 311505

Enquiry Form
Orkney Islands Council

Children's Services, Community Social Services, Orkney Islands Council, School Place, Kirkwall KW15 1NY

Tel: 01856 873535

Perth & Kinross Council

Permanence Team, Colonsay Resourch Centre, Perth PH1 3TU

Tel: 01738 783450

Renfrewshire Council

Renfrewshire Fostering and Adoption Services, Paisley Office, Abbey House, 8 Seedhill Road, Paisley PA1 1JT

Tel: 0300 300 1199



Scottish Borders Council

Integrated Children's Services Resources Team, Adoption, Fostering and Family Placement, Paton Street, Galashiels TD1 3DL

Tel: 01896 662799

Enquiry Form
Shetland Islands Council

Shetland Islands Council, 8 North Ness Business Park, Lerwick ZE1 0LZ

Tel: 01595 744400

South Ayrshire Council Social Work Department, Fostering and Adoption Team, Whitletts Area Centre, Whitletts Road, Ayr fostering@south-ayrshire.gov.uk
South Lanarkshire Council Family Placement Team, South Lanarkshire Council, 1 Leechlee Road, Hamilton, ML3 0AB ada.niddrie@southlanarkshire.gov.uk
Stirling Council Stirling Council Children's Services, Drummond House, Wellgreen Place, Stirling, FK8 2EG info@stirling.gov.uk
West Dunbartonshire Council The Adoption & Fostering Team, West Dunbartonshire Council, Childcare Section, 1st Floor, Bridge Street, Dumbarton, G82 1NT fostering@west-dunbarton.gov.uk
West Lothian Council Children & Families Resource Team, Lomond House, Beveridge Square, Livingston, EH54 6QF fostercare@westlothian.gov.uk