Foster 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.

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“Fostering has been one of the best decisions we have made”

Sarah-Leigh and Amy – TACT foster carers since 2020 North East Both of us came from large families which included… Read more »

“I love watching the way that our foster daughter has developed and grown in confidence”

Nicola, TACT Foster Carer since 2020 London and South East I had friends that fostered, and I always thought that’s… Read more »

“I have become a foster grandmother”

Beverley – TACT Foster Carer since 2019 London and the South East Before I became a full-time foster carer, I… Read more »

“To know that you are changing a life is priceless”

Sarah and Richard – TACT foster carers since 2016 Yorkshire I left a retail manager’s position in a food shop… Read more »

“It fills you with pride seeing the difference you are making”

Michaela – TACT foster carer since 2015 Yorkshire Ever since I was a child, I have always been a caring… Read more »

“We couldn’t imagine life without each other”

Ruth – TACT foster carer since 2018 Scotland Fostering wasn’t something I had ever thought about. Back in 2014, my… Read more »