New Website Design

We have launched our new website design today and hope you like it.

This is just the beginning and we will be adding more content over the coming weeks and months to provide you with all the content you need.

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Independent Chair - Adoption and Permanency and Fostering and Resources

East Ayrshire Health and Social Care Partnership is seeking to appoint a suitably qualified and experienced person to chair the Adoption and Permanency and Fostering and Resources Panels (2 full day panels per month). To apply for this position please visit The reference number is EAY02664 and the closing date for applications is 16 March, 2018.

Permanently Progressing? Conference

Permanently Progressing? - Building secure futures for children in Scotland is a research study run jointly by the University of Stirling and University of York, in collaboration with Adoption and Fostering Alliance (AFA) Scotland. The first stage of the research will be completed this year, as part of a planned longitudinal study to follow a cohort of children in Scotland as they grow up

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Evaluation of Securing Children's Futures Postgraduate Course

A comprehensive evaluation report on the Securing Children's Futures postgraduate course was published in November 2017.

The course has now been running for over 10 years, it is provided by AFA Scotland and accredited by the University of Strathclyde.The evaluation focused on the impact of undertaking the course for evaluation of the course for participants and the agencies they work for.

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AFA Scotland is registered as a Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation (SCIO) - SC046417