This support and information section will provide you with links to the wide range of support that is available to you throughout Scotland.  This support can range from meeting with fellow kinship carers who have been through similar experiences as yourself in your local area to receiving support specific to you or your family’s needs through local and or national services. We also have links to each local authority’s social work services website and emergency contact numbers.

Please click on the links below to access the essential information that you need.

Emergency Local Authority Contacts

This page lists the contact details of your local authority, including any Emergency out of hours contact.

Local Authority Contacts

Chat with other Kinship Carers

There are a number of support groups around Scotland where you can chat to other people in a similar position to yourself…

Support Groups

Useful services

This is a list of national and local support organisations that you can contact for further support for you or your family.