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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“It’s incredibly rewarding watching their personalities develop over time.”

Faith – TACT Peterborough Retained Link Carer I was keen to provide support to other children and their families after… Read more »

“Being able to give new experiences to children with disabilities gives me great joy”

Sarah – TACT Peterborough Retained Link Carer Caring for children with special needs has always been something I’ve loved doing…. Read more »

“Fostering had made our own children more resilient and accepting of others.”

Rebecca and Gareth – TACT Foster Carers since 2014 Wales Seven years ago, despite only being in our 20’s with… Read more »

“Fostering is the best thing we have done and we have never looked back.”

Lecia and John – TACT Foster Carers since 2016 Scotland We started fostering with TACT around 18 months ago. As… Read more »

“TACT provide exceptional support and make us feel valued.”

Helen – TACT Foster carer since 2015 Scotland My husband and I started fostering almost 30 years ago.  I remember… Read more »

“A bad start in life doesn’t mean children can’t have a bright future.”

Joan – TACT Foster Carer since 2012 London and the South East At 74 years of age I am proud… Read more »