Membership Categories

Consortia Membership

AFKA Scotland hosts two Consortia (West & North East) funded by a separate membership fee, providing a local forum for members to hear about and share latest developments in policy, legislation, practice and research. The purpose of the Consortia is to help agencies to support staff who are directly involved in adoption and fostering work. …

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Individual Membership

Individual membership is designed for people working independently or employed by an agency that is not signed up as a Corporate Member.  Please note, invoices for individual membership are not payable directly by agencies. Our aim is that individual membership will keep you abreast of key developments in policy, practice and research and provide the …

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Associate Membership

Associate Membership is for organisations such as law firms, NHS Trusts, Clinical Commissioning Groups, adoption, fostering or family support agencies, training or service support providers, childcare charities, foster carers’ or adopters’ associations, Government departments or statutory agencies, voluntary agencies, university departments or research projects. Learn more in our Associate Membership Benefits Sheet 2022-2023.

Corporate Membership

Corporate Membership is for local authorities, voluntary adoption agencies and independent fostering providers. Currently, all 32 Local Authorities in Scotland are members, as well as many other adoption and fostering agencies. AFKA Scotland also works in collaboration with CoramBAAF. All Corporate Member agencies and their staff are entitled to benefits from both AFKA Scotland and …

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