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Celebrating our 90th anniversary in 2012, St Andrew’s Children’s Society is a leading adoption agency working in Scotland. Our services are flexible and responsive to the widely differing needs of the children themselves and of the individuals, couples and families seeking to adopt. We welcome adopters from the broad spectrum of society, regardless of ethnic origin, religious persuasion or sexual orientation.
There are far more children in need of adoption or fostering than there are suitable homes for them. St Andrew’s Children’s Society plays a key role in helping to maximise opportunities for adoption and fostering in Scotland, enabling many children to make a new start in life. But, our work does not end there.
Thankfully, very few adoptions prepared and arranged by St Andrew’s Children’s Society end in disruption (breakdown) - but many adoptions do. In 2009, 20% of adoptions in Scotland arranged by local authorities ended in disruption, with children being returned to local authority care
Our core services focus on:
The first year of programmes of training with 21 families in Edinburgh has just ended, with all involved, families and trainers unanimous in their feelings that all adoptive parents should have access to SafeBase training.
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