East Lothian Council

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.