Supporting practitioners and organisations working in fostering, kinship and adoption to promote the safe and loving care to which every child has a right.

What We Do

We are an independent charity that promotes and facilitates evidence-informed best practice in Kinship Care, Fostering and Adoption, through advising, training, and influencing practitioners and policymakers, and supporting them to improve outcomes for children and families.
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Our Hosted Services

AFKA Scotland also hosts two organisations which provide important services and information:

Latest News

RESEARCH AND PRACTICE WEBINAR

Date:  Wednesday 21 February 2024
Time:  10.00am – 12 noon
Cost:  FREE

AFKA Scotland are hosting a research and practice webinar which will focus on poverty and poverty aware practice.  We are delighted to bring together speakers from across research, policy, and practice to present on their work in this area. Join us for what is sure to be an interesting and thought-provoking event.  You can register your interest now by emailing info@afkascotland.org 

Adoption Week Scotland 2023 – What’s on?

This year’s theme is Listening to and supporting the experience of adoption in Scotland and will look a bit different with a return to a face-to-face event for practitioners and agencies, alongside other online and family events and the opportunity to profile what you agency are doing.  Please contact  info@afkascotland.org with anything you would like us to feature. On Wednesday…

RESEARCH AND PRACTICE WEBINAR

Date:  Wednesday 21 February 2024
Time:  10.00am – 12 noon
Cost:  FREE

AFKA Scotland are hosting a research and practice webinar which will focus on poverty and poverty aware practice.  We are delighted to bring together speakers from across research, policy, and practice to present on their work in this area. Join us for what is sure to be an interesting and thought-provoking event.  You can register your interest now by emailing info@afkascotland.org 

Adoption Week Scotland 2023 – What’s on?

This year’s theme is Listening to and supporting the experience of adoption in Scotland and will look a bit different with a return to a face-to-face event for practitioners and agencies, alongside other online and family events and the opportunity to profile what you agency are doing.  Please contact  info@afkascotland.org with anything you would like us to feature. On Wednesday…

RESEARCH AND PRACTICE WEBINAR

Date:  Wednesday 21 February 2024
Time:  10.00am – 12 noon
Cost:  FREE

AFKA Scotland are hosting a research and practice webinar which will focus on poverty and poverty aware practice.  We are delighted to bring together speakers from across research, policy, and practice to present on their work in this area. Join us for what is sure to be an interesting and thought-provoking event.  You can register your interest now by emailing info@afkascotland.org 

Adoption Week Scotland 2023 – What’s on?

This year’s theme is Listening to and supporting the experience of adoption in Scotland and will look a bit different with a return to a face-to-face event for practitioners and agencies, alongside other online and family events and the opportunity to profile what you agency are doing.  Please contact  info@afkascotland.org with anything you would like us to feature. On Wednesday…

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Advice and FAQs

We offer bespoke advice to our members on a range of practice, legal and research topics around adoption, fostering and kinship care.

If you have a specific question, please contact us below, or visit our advice page to see answers to frequently asked questions.

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