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About Fostering

About Fostering

There are so many reasons to foster, and much like the young people we support, each foster carer’s reasons are unique. Many foster carers tell us it’s always something they’ve wanted to do; it’s just waiting for the right time. Many of our fos...
What is Fostering?

What is Fostering?

To foster is to provide care, support and a loving home to a child or young person who is unable to live with their birth family. There are various reasons why a child comes into care. These are normally due to the child’s early childhood experiences m...
Why Foster?

Why Foster?

There are so many reasons to foster, and much like the young people we support, each foster carer’s reasons are unique. Many foster carers tell us it’s always something they’ve wanted to do; it’s just waiting for the right time. Many of our fos...
Fostering Journey

Fostering Journey

Taking the first step to becoming a foster-carer can often be the biggest. With so many unknowns, the process can feel daunting. But once you’re on that journey and you welcome a child or young person into your home and family, see them smile, grow i...
About Us

About Us

Our team pride ourselves on being a ‘fostering family’. Made up of incredible children and young people, and a friendly and professional care team that includes our invaluable foster carers.  Given the specialist work undertaken by our carers and ...
Our Fostering Team

Our Fostering Team

Our team pride ourselves on being a ‘fostering family’. Made up of incredible children and young people, and a friendly and professional care team that includes our invaluable foster carers.  Given the specialist work undertaken by our carers and...
Transfer to Us

Transfer to Us

Firstly, thank you for considering coming to be a part of our fostering family. We would love to speak with you and give you the opportunity to ask as many questions as you need to help you decide. We recognise that change is not easy. There...
Foster with Us

Foster with Us

To foster with Kibble means you become part of a supportive fostering family. As one of Scotland's oldest charities, Kibble has supported children and young people for over 160 years. To foster with Kibble, you can expect: • Generous fostering f...
Skills and Training

Skills and Training

We are passionate about the professional and personal development of our foster carers and want to ensure that you are fully skilled and confident to carry out the role, therefore, we provide high-quality training and development to all our foster carers...
Volunteer with Kibble’s Fostering Services

Volunteer with Kibble’s Fostering Services

A unique and exciting opportunity has arisen to join our Fostering Services as a volunteer. This new, voluntary role is particularly suited to candidates who may be considering a career as a foster carer and want to gain a deeper understanding of the...
Why Kibble?

Why Kibble?

As one of Scotland’s oldest charities with roots dating back 175 years, Kibble provides care and support to children from age 5+. Our fostering service is just one of many services at Kibble. Children and young people are at the heart of everything w...
Pay and Allowances

Pay and Allowances

We understand that fostering is a vocation, but it is essential to know that you can still meet your financial commitments. The fees vary depending on your role. Full-time foster carers Full-time carers will receive a professional fee of up to...
FAQ's

FAQ's

We understand that you will have a lot of questions when deciding to become a foster carer. That’s why we have gathered some of the most frequently asked questions to help support your decision. Do I need a spare room to foster? Yes. To foster w...

Freedom of Information

Under the extension to the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002, functions such as secure accommodation and education are covered by all aspects of FOISA legislation including publishing information. Individuals have a right to access all recorded...
An Unforgettable Summer at Camp America

An Unforgettable Summer at Camp America

This summer, Connor, a young person at Kibble realised his dream to travel to the USA and work at the elusive Camp America. The journey to get there was long, and at times arduous, but his unwavering commitment to working at one of the world’s most f...
Make This a Life Changing Year

Make This a Life Changing Year

As we embark on a brand-new year, Foster Carers Lorraine and Martin are encouraging people to make this a truly life-changing year by fostering a child or young person with Kibble. The couple, from South Lanarkshire, have two grown children and four...
Willow's School Club

Willow's School Club

In February this year, Willow bravely started a brand-new primary school with her little brother Callum. This was a huge challenge for any eleven-year-old girl, but for Willow this new start also coincided with living with her new foster family in a...
Becoming a Foster Carer has Been a Dream Come True

Becoming a Foster Carer has Been a Dream Come True

Foster carers are often portrayed as being one type of person, however, in fact they come from different walks of life, bringing with them a range of versatile skills and qualities which can help improve the life of young people.
One Day I’d Love to Foster

One Day I’d Love to Foster

Child and Youth Care Worker Mark Pope values his role within our Intensive Fostering Service so highly, that he hopes to foster in the future.
Small Steps and Giant Leaps

Small Steps and Giant Leaps

In this blog, one of our foster carers shares her reflections and pride on the significant strides of her teenager on a recent family summer holiday.
Chasing the Eye of the Storm

Chasing the Eye of the Storm

One thing that this year has shown us, is just how much fun can be had from being outside and enjoying all that nature has to offer. For one young lad, Nathan, the recent heavy rain and stormy seas were the catalyst for a great, memorable day out with...
Real Stories, Real Lives: Meet Jade

Real Stories, Real Lives: Meet Jade

“A short break foster carer is essentially creating that extended family which many young people in care don’t have experience of.” Jade, daughter of Foster Carer and proud “big sister” Jade listened to her mum, Shary, express her delight t...

Environmental Information

According to the Environmental Information (Scotland) Regulations 2004, environmental information is defined as “any information on the state of the elements of the environment, such as air and atmosphere, water, soil, land, landscape and natural sites i...

Accessibility

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