Carer stories

We understand that  there is no one better to tell you about fostering than real-life foster carers themselves. We have over 500 foster carers across England, Scotland and Wales and here are just a handful of their fostering stories.

“Being a foster carer has given me more confidence, and taught me I’m a much stronger person than I thought I was”

Dawn – TACT Foster Carer since 2017 North East I’d wanted to foster children and young people for years, but… Read more »

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“We do it because of the laughter and happy memories.”

Michelle and Christopher – TACT Foster carers since 2012 Marie and Brayden – TACT Foster Carers since 2018 Yorkshire Before… Read more »

“Get to know these amazing children for yourselves.”

Sarah and Richard – TACT Foster Carers since 2016 Yorkshire A few years ago, my husband Richard and I started… Read more »

“TACT have given us brilliant support and we never feel like we’re alone.”

Helen and John – TACT Foster Carers since 2018 Yorkshire Fostering has always been a part of my life as… Read more »

“Fostering is the most rewarding thing we’ve ever done”

Cath and Kenny – TACT Foster Carers since 2011 North West We’ve always felt that as a family, we could… Read more »

“Our daughters have loved our time fostering.”

Hayley and Adam – TACT Foster Carers since 2017 East Midlands Our own children were just 3 and 6 when… Read more »

“Seeing the bond develop between a parent and child is fantastic.”

Karen – TACT Foster Carer since 2017 North East Child and parent placements are a very specialist type of fostering,… Read more »