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Adoption: useful contact information

Published: 27 Jul 2011

List of Scottish Government and local authority points of contact for queries regarding adoption.

Scottish Government

Intercountry Adoption Team
Scottish Government
Area 2A North
Victoria Quay
Edinburgh
EH6 6QQ

Tel: 0131 244 0722

Email: intercountryadoption@gov.scot

Local authorities

Aberdeen City Council

Adoption and Fostering Service
Business Hub 2
Lower Ground North
Marischal College
Broad Street
Aberdeen
AB10 1AB

Tel: 0122 426 4242

Email: adoptfost@aberdeencity.gov.uk

Aberdeenshire Council

Aberdeenshire Council
93 High Street
Inverurie
AB51 3AB

Tel: 0146 762 6489

Email: adoption@aberdeenshire.gov.uk

Angus Council

Angus Council Social Work Department
Department Academy Lane
Arbroath
Angus
DD11 1EJ

Email: fosteringandadoption@angus.gov.uk

Argyll Bute Council

Argyll and Bute Council
Kilmory
Lochgilphead
Argyll
PA31 8RT

Tel: 0154 660 5517

Email: fpduty@argyll-bute.gov.uk

City of Edinburgh Council

Family Based Care Recruitment Team
Westfield House
5 Kirk Loan
Edinburgh
EH12 7HD

Tel: 0800 174 833

Email: adoptchildren@edinburgh.gov.uk

Clackmannanshire Council

Child Care, Fostering and Adoption Team
Kilncraigs
Greenside Street
Alloa
FK10 1EB

Tel: 0125 922 5000

Email: fosteradopt@clacks.gov.uk

Comhairle nan Eilean Siar

Fostering and Adoption Team Leader
Comhairle nan Eilean Siar
Sandwick Road
Stornoway
Isle of Lewis
HS1 2BW

Tel: 0185 182 2748

Email: centraladmin.sr@cne-siar.gov.uk

Dumfries and Galloway Council

Fostering and Adoption Team
122-124 Irish Street
Dumfries
DG1 2AW

Tel: 0138 727 3600

Email: FosteringAdoptionKinship@dumgal.gov.uk

Dundee City Council

Family Placement Team
Childrens Services
Dundee City Council Social Work Department
Dudhope Park
Dundee
DD3 6HF

Tel: 0138 243 6060

Email: adoptionfostering@dundeecity.gsx.gov.uk

East Ayrshire Council

Social Services Headquarters
9 Balmoral Road
Kilmarnock
East Ayrshire
KA3 1HL

Tel: 0800 434 6633

Email: fosteringandadoption@east-ayrshire.gov.uk

East Dunbartonshire Council

East Dunbartonshire Council
Top Floor William Patrick Library
2/4 West High Street
Kirkintilloch
G66 1AD

Tel: 0141 775 3003

Email: CPPT.socialwork@eastdunbarton.gov.uk

East Lothian Council

The Family Placement Team
Children's Services
East Lothian Council
Randall House
Macmerry Business Park
Macmerry
EH33 1RW

Tel: 0162 082 7643

Email: communityresources@eastlothian.gov.uk

East Renfrewshire Council

Fostering and Adoption
Lygates House
224 Ayr Road
Newton Mearns
East Renfrewshire
G77 6FR

Tel: 0141 577 3367

Email: adoptionfostering@eastrenfrewshire.gov.uk

Falkirk Council

Fostering and Adoption Team
Grangemouth Social Work office
Oxgang Road
Grangemouth
FK3 9EF

Tel: 0132 450 8656

Email: fosteringandadoptionteam@falkirk.gov.uk

Fife Council

Family Placement Team
Fife Council
Fife House
North Street
Glenrothes
KY7 5LT

Tel: 0345 155 5555 (ex: 471074)

Enquiry form

Glasgow City Council

Families for Children
136 Stanley Street
Glasgow
G41 1JH

Tel: 0345 276 5555

Email: families.children@sw.glasgow.gov.uk

Highland Council

Adoption and Fostering
Highland Council
Kinmylies Building
Leachkin Road
Inverness
IV3 8NN

Tel: 0146 370 3431

Email: fostering@highland.gov.uk

Inverclyde Council

Adoption Team
Hector McNeil House
7-8 Clyde Square
Greenock
PA15 1NB

Tel: 0147 571 5365

Email: InverclydeHSPC.communications@ggc.scot.nhs.uk

Moray Council

Fostering and Adoption Team
Rose Cottage
PO Box 6770
Elgin
IV30 9BX

Tel: 0134 356 3568

Email: foster.adopt@moray.gov.uk

Midlothian Council

Family Placement Team
Lawfield Primary School
26 Lawfield Road
Dalkeith
Midlothian
EH22 5BB

Tel: 0131 270 5678

Email: family.placement@midlothian.gov.uk

North Lanarkshire Council

Fostering and Adoption, Housing and Social Work Services
Children's Carers' Centre
7 Mitchell Street
Airdire
ML6 0AB

Tel: 0800 073 1566

Email: adoptionfamilyplacement@nortlan.gov.uk

North Ayrshire Council

Family Placement Team
Social Services
North Ayrshire Council
47 West Road
Irvine
Ayrshire
KA12 8RE

Tel: 0129 431 1505

Email: contactus@north-ayrshire.gov.uk

Orkney Islands Council

Children's Services
Health and Care
School Place
Kirkwall
KW15 1NY

Tel: 0185 687 3535 Ext. 2676

Email: customerservice@orkney.gov.uk

Perth & Kinross Council

Permanence Team
Colonsay Resourch Centre
Perth
PH1 3TU

Tel: 0173 878 3450

Email: ecsfosteringandadoption@pkc.gov.uk

Renfrewshire Council

Renfrewshire Fostering and Adoption Services
Paisley Office
Abbey House
8 Seedhill Road
Paisley
PA1 1JT

Tel: 0300 300 1199

Email: childrenandfamilies.sw@renfrewshire.gcsx.gov.uk

Scottish Borders Council

Integrated Children's Services Resources Team
Adoption, Fostering and Family Placement
Paton Street
Galashiels
TD1 3DL

Tel: 0189 666 2799

Email: sw.fpt@scotborders.gov.uk

Shetland Islands Council

Shetland Islands Council
8 North Ness Business Park
Lerwick
ZE1 0LZ

Tel: 0159 574 4400

Email: fosteringandadoptionteam@shetland.gov.uk

South Ayrshire Council

Social Work Department
Fostering and Adoption Team
Whitletts Area Centre
181 Whitletts Road
Ayr
KA8 0JQ

Email: fostering@south-ayrshire.gov.uk

South Lanarkshire Council

Fostering and Adoption Team
South Lanarkshire Council
1 Leechlee Road
Brandon Gate
Hamilton
ML3 0XB

Tel: 0169 845 5492

Email: swfamilyplacementteamallusers@southlanarkshire.gov.uk

Stirling Council

Stirling Council Children's Services
Drummond House
Wellgreen Place
Stirling
FK8 2EG

Tel: 0786 404 040

Email: info@stirling.gov.uk

West Dunbartonshire Council

The Adoption and Fostering Team
West Dunbartonshire Council
Childcare Section
1st Floor
Bridge Street
Dumbarton
G82 1NT

Email: fostering@west-dunbarton.gov.uk

West Lothian Council

The Family Placement Team
West Lothain Council
189A West Main Street
Broxburn
EH52 5LH

Tel: 0150 677 5677

Email: fostercare@westlothian.gov.uk

Contact

Email: ceu@gov.scot – Central Enquiry Unit

Phone: 0300 244 4000 – Central Enquiry Unit

The Scottish Government
St Andrew's House
Regent Road
Edinburgh
EH1 3DG

Published:
27 Jul 2011
Adoption: useful contact information