Boroughmuir Rugby and Community Sports (BR&CSC) is supporting the City of Edinburgh Council in their campaign to raise awareness of the benefits that Fostering and Adoption can have.
The ‘Foster or Adopt with Edinburgh’ campaign is looking to increase awareness in all part of the community within Edinburgh. The BR&CSC well established in the South East of Edinburgh, it is a great opportunity for members and supporters to look into what they might be able to support with to give the young people of Edinburgh a chance to experience stable family life.
Scott Dunbar, Service Manager for Looked After Children said:
‘We are delighted that Boroughmuir Rugby and Sports Club have been so enthusiastic about promoting our fostering and adoption campaigns. We hope by more people in the community seeing our messages that they may consider changing a young person’s life by fostering or adopting with Edinburgh.’
In 2014 there were 15,580 children in need of foster support across Scotland, with the majority under 11 years of age.
BR&CSC Director of Communications Justin Tito commented:
“This programme to raise awareness of Foster and Adoption in our community is something BR&CSC are looking forward to being a part of. We have a great environment here at Meggetland, made up by people with all sorts of backgrounds, who, if we can help a few to consider the benefits of Fostering and Adoption, would really be a benefit to the community”
There are a number of ways to get further information on Fostering and Adoption with the City of Edinburgh Council. A good starting point would be their website where you can find FAQs and information on the nest ‘Drop-in Session’ around Edinburgh. www.edinburghfostering.org.uk