You can phone the Scottish Adoption team on their general enquiries contact number 0131 553 5060 to discuss your eligibility to adopt, or to discuss the counselling services available for adopted children.
Enquiries Number – 0131 553 5060
Scottish Adoption delivers adoption services throughout Scotland, namely across Edinburgh & Lothians via Service Level Agreements with local authorities. You will be able to call Scottish Adoption on their general enquiries number 0131 553 5060 to discuss your eligibility to adopt regardless of your location in the country. A representative from Scottish Adoption can inform callers whether they meet the necessary criteria before assisting with the application process. However, in most cases, an application will be completed by a social worker on behalf an prospective parents. Alternatively, you may be calling on behalf of an adopted child, given that Scottish Adoption also provides counselling and support for young people and there parents. Notably, the agency can help build attachment between families and provide support following trauma that may be affecting adopted children. In such case, you can contact Scottish Adoption to discuss their Theraplay group workshops, Tadpoles programme or counselling for young adults. By contrast, you may wish to use this number to discuss the ways in which you can volunteer in support of Scottish Adoption.
Cost of Calling and Contact Hours
Contact numbers that start with the a local area code will charge the same per-minute rate as any other local call made from a UK landline or mobile phone. However, the Scottish Adoption team will be free to contact if your landline deal includes free calls to local rate numbers or if your mobile tariff has inclusive free minutes. You can call Scottish Adoption during their contact hours of 9am-5pm Monday to Thursday and from 9am-4pm on Fridays but their helpline is unavailable on weekends.
Write to Scottish Adoption
However, if you would prefer the discretion of writing to Scottish Adoption then you can do so via email firstname.lastname@example.org or when sending your letter to the agency on the following Scotland address: Scottish Adoption, 161 Constitution Street, Edinburgh, EH6 7AD, United Kingdom.