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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“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 »

“Being fostered with each other helped them settle”

Elaine – TACT Foster Carer since 2018 West Midlands My husband and I love teenagers and we had plenty of… Read more »

“My proudest moments are when I encourage the children to try new things”

Karen – TACT Foster carer since 2018 North West My husband and I started fostering for TACT in 2018 after… Read more »