Attachment is about
Connection Relationships Safety Trust Understanding Everyone

Attachment is about
Connection Relationships Safety Trust Understanding Everyone

Scottish Attachment in Action aims to make sure that everyone understands the fundamental importance of attachment relationships. Read More…


Scottish Attachment in Action provide events & seminars to increase the public’s awareness of attachment relationships and provide support to those affected.

Why Attachment Matters in Adoption - in conversation (on-line)

May 14, 2024, 7:00 pm

How therapeutic parenting can support regulation and the building of trusting relationships.


We believe that through working together we can make Scotland the best place to grow up in whereby, our infants, children and young people feel loved, safe and respected.

Learner's Area

SAIA has a reputation for providing high-quality, bespoke learning, and development opportunities for practitioners from a range of settings, and parents and carers. Our training and learning resources are attachment and trauma-informed offering participants theoretical knowledge as well as practical interventions. Interested in what we could do for you? Get in touch with us at

News & Blog

Scottish Attachment in Action AGM 2023

December 7, 2023

Alison MacDonald, SAIA’s chairperson gave some reflections on the year, including the huge amount of change...

Celebrating achievements and building futures

December 7, 2023

Scottish Attachment in Action’s (SAIA) 2023 annual conference, Connections and Relationships – helping comm...

Join our Team

November 24, 2023

Join our team. We are hiring a Communication and Engagement Lead.

New funding – Adoptive Families in Education

October 31, 2023

In our work with adopters, we repeatedly hear ‘We have had little support and only because we fought really...

Fatima Durrani talks about her research internship with Scottish Attachment in Action

August 16, 2023

I am very excited to see how the research unfurls, and hope that it can contribute towards a larger, more m...

The Village – A year of listening, learning and creating

August 16, 2023

In the space of a year, the digital community the Village has grown into a caring, empathetic, safe space w...

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