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.

“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 »

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“I love being in a position where I can make a positive difference to a child.”

Shaista and Mohammed – TACT Foster Carers since 2018 West Midlands I have always been a very caring person and… Read more »

“Sharing experiences with young people has made fostering a humbling experience.”

Dawn and Tom – TACT Foster Carers since 2013 West Midlands Fostering had been something we’d been thinking of for… Read more »

“We know that excellent support is always there whenever we need it.”

Linda and Mark – TACT Foster Carers since 2017 Scotland After our youngest son and his fiancé moved out of… Read more »

“Brothers and sisters are a part of each other’s identities and they need each other.”

Lorraine and Steven – TACT Foster Carers since 2012 Scotland Fostering is something we had always wanted to do. We… Read more »

“It’s good to remember why you’re doing this – you’re giving children a chance for a better life.”

Abby – TACT Foster Carer since 2014 Scotland I am a single mum of two birth children or as I… Read more »

“Having a full home can get chaotic, but we love our big family.”

Des and Charles – TACT Foster Carers since 2013 Scotland Charles and I started thinking about fostering around seven years… Read more »