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.

“We began fostering aged just 22.”

Sally-Ann and Ryan – TACT Foster Carers since 2017 West Midlands I was first introduced to fostering at the age… Read more »

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“There is no better feeling than seeing them blossom.”

Steven and Dan – TACT foster carers since 2014 Kent Dan and I both come from very loving families, and… Read more »

“All families are different, but the most important thing is that there is love.”

Martin and James – TACT foster carers since 2017 Scotland After playing a significant role in the upbringing of our… Read more »

“I love seeing the children achieve things they never thought they could.”

Elaine – TACT Foster Carer since 2018 West Midlands “My husband and I felt that we had done a good… Read more »

“Fostering has brought our family closer together.”

Cath & Kenny – TACT Foster Carers Since 2011 North West From the age of 12 and 10, sisters Ellie… Read more »

“An idea to help young refugees led us to becoming foster parents.”

Fiona and Peter – TACT Foster Carers since 2017 London and South East Neither my husband Peter or I had… Read more »

“We may not be his birth parents, but he understands we will always be here for him.”

Anthony – TACT Foster Carer since 2016 Wales I have been fostering with my wife Anita for four years. It… Read more »