Scotland


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.

To speak to one of our dedicated FASD Advisors call the Helpline on 0300 666 0006 - select option 2 for FASD Hub Scotland

FASD Advisors are available Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, 10am-2.30pm

Please note: Adoption UK Scotland and FASD Hub Scotland helpline is open as usual 10am – 2.30pm.  

To support people during the COVID19 restricted period we can also arrange to call you between the hours of 8.00am – 9.30pm. If you would like to arrange a call please email us at [email protected] or [email protected], stating the best day and time to call you and a number to call you on.  Please allow 2 working days for someone to respond.