Foster Care 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.
You can filter our foster care stories by location or topic – or just click on the stories below.
“She is the most beautiful part of my life.”
Sharntel – TACT Foster Carer since 2015 London & the South East I was drawn to the idea of fostering… Read more »
They have different needs, but every child has
Debbie and Glyn – TACT Foster Carer Since 2018 East Midlands TACT foster carers, Debbie and Glyn felt it was… Read more »
It’s about having an open heart
Sandra – TACT Foster Carer Since 2004 East Midlands Sandra was 16 when she started looking after her six-week-old nephew…. Read more »
We are moved by how much they have flourished
Duncan and Doretta – TACT foster carers since 2018 TACT Scotland Doretta, a Service Advisor, and Duncan, a retired Police… Read more »
DNA doesn’t make a family, love does
Gemma and Jenilee – TACT Foster Carers Since 2020 North West Before becoming a foster carer, Gemma was a nutritionist… Read more »