Adoption UK in Scotland operates from our office base in Edinburgh, providing information, support and advice to those parenting children who are no longer able to live with their birth families, across Scotland. Our services are provided through our helpline, online support systems, training workshops and support groups. 

We work closely with voluntary adoption agencies and local authorities across Scotland. If you are based in Scotland and are interested in adopting a child please contact us for information and advice about the routes to adoption in your area.

For an overview of the adoption process please download our factsheet 

For information on COVID-19 and support during this time please click here

From September 1st 2020, Kinship Care Advice Service for Scotland will be led by Adoption UK Scotland and AFA Scotland. Read our FAQ for more details. 

We're hiring: check out our current roles.

Adoption Week - Scotland 2016


Click on the image to below to download and view the full infographic which summarizes the activity during Adoption Week Scotland 2016

Reality of Adoption in Scotland

As part of Adoption Week Scotland the following downloadable brochure, Reality of Adoption in Scotland, has been produced. For more information click here

Presentations from Talking About Adoption

As part of Adoption Week Scotland November 2016: our background series of slides addressing some of the myths surrounding adoption and bringing some insights into the world of the adopted children themselves. Click Here to watch the series of presentations on our You Tube channel.

Transcript: ‘Scottish Government Debate: Adoption and Permanence in Scotland’

Tuesday November 22, 2016

To download and read the report Click Here

For more information contact the Scotland office on 0131 201 2488 or at [email protected]

For a review of Adoption Week - Scotland 2017 click here
For a review of Adoption Week - Scotland 2018  click here