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.

“The children have never had a Christmas tree up before – we’re so excited to now spend our first Christmas together.”

Abby and Eira – TACT Foster Carers since 2017 East Midlands We have always wanted to have children in our… Read more »

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“The children have never had a Christmas tree up before – we’re so excited to now spend our first Christmas together.”

Abby and Eira – TACT Foster Carers since 2017 East Midlands We have always wanted to have children in our… Read more »

“She now has a more secure life and a positive future ahead of her, with people who love her”

Colin and Shona – TACT Foster Carers since 2013 Scotland After witnessing first hand the success some close friends of… Read more »

“We get such pleasure from even the smallest steps a child takes in the right direction.”

Bev and Mac – TACT Foster Carers for 9 months West Midlands We have been fostering for a total of 5… Read more »

“When young people come back and tell us we were the only ones who ever believed in them, it really puts a lump in our throats.”

Marian – TACT Foster Carer since 2000 Wales Seeing the difference which a friend of mine was making to a child’s… Read more »

“Fostering leads to a huge satisfaction as you watch the children in your care grow into confident young adults”

Jacky – TACT Foster Carer since 2008 East Midlands With my own children all grown up and into adulthood, I… Read more »

“The rewards of seeing the difference you can make to a child make all the challenges worth it”

Emma – TACT Foster Carer since 2017 Yorkshire For as long as I can remember, I have wanted to be a… Read more »