East Lothian Council
Potential Telephone Disruption - Sunday 22 October

You may experience difficulties when using the main Council number. As an alternative please call 01875 824304. For emergencies call 01875 612818.

Adopt East Lothian

Why adopt with us?

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At East Lothian Council, we value our adopters and our professional, friendly team provide local support and guidance.

Support from the team includes:

  • Counselling, advice and information about all aspects of adoption
  • Access to East Lothian and Scotland-wide registers to bring together the profiles of children in need of adoption and details of prospective adopters
  • A commitment to finding adoptive parents as early as legally possible to promote early positive relationship building
  • Local preparation and training for adoption
  • Support from a designated adoption social worker
  • Advice and buddying from experienced adopters
  • Support for children and young people affected by adoption

East Lothian Council, John Muir House Brewery Park Haddington East Lothian EH41 3HA.