Our members

Stand Up For Siblings is a collaboration between a number of child welfare, children’s rights and legal organisations and academics within Scotland.

Adoption UK

Supporting adoptive families throughout Scotland.


The Adoption & Fostering Alliance provides a range of training and consultancy to all professionals connected to adoption and fostering throughout Scotland.

Barnardo’s Scotland

Helps children, young people, parents and carers across Scotland and fights for their rights to protect and support them.

Care Inspectorate

The Care Inspectorate is a scrutiny body which supports improvement to the quality of care in Scotland


Improving children’s lives by supporting people and organisations to drive long-lasting change in the services they need, and the practices used by people responsible for their care.

Children’s Hearing Scotland

National body supporting Children’s Panel members and local AST volunteers to help improve outcomes for children and young people

City of Edinburgh Council

The Local Authority covering the City of Edinburgh

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Clan Childlaw

An advocacy and legal service for children and young people, delivering free legal advice and representation in Edinburgh, the Lothians and Glasgow.


Produces, supports and shares high quality social research on families and relationships across the life course.

The Fostering Network

The Fostering Network is the UK’s leading fostering charity, bringing together everyone who is involved in the lives of fostered children

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Inspiring Children’s Futures

The Institute for Inspiring Children’s Futures aims to create a world where children and young people have what they need to reach their full potential, particularly children who experience adversity.

Lifelong Links

Their aim is to build positive lifelong support networks for children in the care system

Scotland’s Adoption Register

The Register supports agencies across Scotland to make the family finding system work as well as possible for children identified as needing adoptive placements.

Scottish Adoption

Scottish Adoption was established in 1923 with the aim of delivering a holistic range of high quality placement and adoption services.


SCRA’s vision: to transform the life chances of vulnerable children and young people in Scotland, by ensuring their needs are at the centre of everything we do

Social Work Scotland

Social Work Scotland is the professional leadership body for the social work and social care professions.


Siblings Reunited (STAR) reunites separated foster children with their brothers and sisters


TACT is the UK’s  largest Fostering charity with over 500 foster carers and adopters across England, Scotland and Wales.

University of Strathclyde

 The University of Strathclyde was established in 1796 with the purpose of being ‘the place of useful learning’. This mission is realised today through world class research, excellent teaching and strong partnership with industry, Government, business, third sector and communities.

West Lothian Council

The local authority covering West Lothian

Who Cares? Scotland

Who Cares? Scotland believes in a lifetime of equality, respect and love for care experienced people.

A Scotland wide partnership aimed at improving and changing legislation, policy and practice.

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