Hello Scotland

Meet the Swiis Team

“The support you get from them is second to none. We are approaching our third year of fostering now and couldn’t be happier.”

In the heart of Scotland

Our first Scottish office opened in 2005 and since then we’ve grown to become one of the most successful foster care providers in Scotland. We are proud to have great relationships with all local authorities in our surrounding area and work in partnership with them to provide the best possible placements for children and young people. We also have strong links within the local communities with a strong focus on providing local placements for local children.

Drawing on our roots in health and social care as part of the wider Swiis Group, our teams are made up of experienced social workers, support workers and where required education and health advisers, and we are firmly committed to putting children at the heart of everything we do.

Meet our Scottish leadership team

Sam Arnott
Sam ArnottDirector of Swiis Scotland Foster Care
Sandra Howden
Sandra HowdenTeam Manager
Margaret Ann McLean
Margaret Ann McLeanTeam Manager
Paul Gaffney
Paul GaffneyTeam Manager
Louise Findlay
Louise FindlayTeam Manager
Amy Cumming
Amy CummingTeam Manager
Kit Duncan
Kit DuncanHead of SQA Centre
Amanda Colvin
Amanda ColvinBusiness Manager

Support Group 

We organise monthly support groups alongside monthly meetings in during the morning and evenings to ensure our carers have an opportunity to meet with staff and other carers for ongoing support.
We also have our Children Who Foster group (CWF), a support and activity group for our foster carers’ own children ran by our experienced staff. This group meets regularly to talk about their experiences within the fostering family and allows the opportunity to share and discuss issues in a supportive environment.

Areas Covered Include:

Aberdeenshire | Aberdeen | Angus | Ayrshire Central | Clackmannanshire | Dunbartonshire | Dundee | Dumfries & Galloway | Edinburgh | Falkirk
Fife | Glasgow | Inverclyde | Lanarkshire | Lothians | Parts of Highlands | Perth and Kinross | Renfrewshire | Stirling | Tayside

Office Information


We have offices in:


Director of Scotland
Social Workers
Placement Support Workers
Education Advisors
Resource Team
Business Manager
Administration Team

Visit our Scotland website
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