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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“Children are put at the centre of every decision with TACT.”

Karen – TACT Foster Carer since 2017 North East After 15 months fostering with my local authority, I was beginning… Read more »

“We get to see wonderful changes in our foster children.”

Victoria and Steven – TACT Foster Carers since 2018 Yorkshire We started fostering with TACT in April 2018. Even though… Read more »

“Fostering has made my daughter more caring and understanding of the world.”

Debbie – TACT Foster Carer since 2017 East Midlands I first looked into fostering after deciding I needed a change… Read more »

“I love making young people believe in themselves.”

Rosemary – TACT Foster Carer since 2012 Yorkshire I first met a foster carer over 50 years ago when i… Read more »

“I would love to inspire more people to consider fostering.”

Heather – TACT Foster Carer since 2016 Scotland As a teacher, I have come across many children who experienced neglect… Read more »

“Supported lodgings helps young people build a better life for themselves.”

Kris and Dave – TACT Supported Lodgings Carers Peterborough We first wanted to care for young people because we felt… Read more »