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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“Our daughters have loved our time fostering.”

Hayley and Adam – TACT Foster Carers since 2017 East Midlands Our own children were just 3 and 6 when… Read more »

“Seeing the bond develop between a parent and child is fantastic.”

Karen – TACT Foster Carer since 2017 North East Child and parent placements are a very specialist type of fostering,… Read more »

“Even the little things give us a great sense of achievement.”

Liz and Mark – TACT Foster Carers since 2011 Scotland We started fostering with TACT seven years ago, all thanks… Read more »

“Seeing our foster daughter blossom is amazing.”

Jackie – TACT Foster Carer since 2005 Wales My husband and I started fostering 13 years ago. We have always… Read more »

“As a foster carer I try to support every child’s needs.”

Mohammed – TACT Foster Carer since 2013 East London I am a single male foster carer and I began fostering… Read more »

“We wouldn’t change our experience of fostering siblings for the world”

Nicky and Darren – TACT Foster Carers since 2006 East Midlands We originally wanted to be foster carers because we wanted… Read more »