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Fostering, adoption and kinship care


We need foster carers who will protect children, promote their rights and maximise their life chances. Foster care is the best alternative for most children who can’t live with their birth families.

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Adoption is a life-changing decision. We are looking for people willing to consider adopting a child or siblings aged between 18 months and six years old.

Find out more about Adoption.

Supported Lodgings

Some young people experience difficulties with the transition from living in care to independent living, so Fife Council has set up the Supported Lodgings Scheme to help make this move easier.

Kinship Care

When parents are unable to look after their children, relatives or family friends will sometimes step in and offer to help. A Kinship carer is someone who looks after a child who is not their own but is either related to them or they have a close relationship with the child.

Find out more about Kinship Care.