Fostering in Aberdeenshire
Learn why we need foster carers in Aberdeenshire and find out about the the different types of fostering.
Find out about private fostering, how it differs from public fostering and, if you are a parent, when you must tell us if you have made these arrangements.
Becoming a Foster Carer
Find out who foster carers are and what they do. If you are interested in becoming a foster carer this section will tell you what is involved and how to start.
Allowances and Payments
Learn more about the weekly fostering allowance and skills payments which are paid to foster carers.
Find out about the support that will be available to you as a foster carer in Aberdeenshire.
As a foster carer you will have various training opportunities and will be entitled to attend training courses.
This section is for you if you are living with a foster family or if your parents are thinking about becoming foster carers.
Your Questions Answered
Get answers to your questions about fostering in Aberdeenshire.
Find out about the different ways we can be contacted.