Support For Our Foster Carers

  • Local support and advice 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
  • Your own designated social worker to support you in your fostering role
  • Regular meetings with your social worker
  • Competitive fostering allowance to help financially with caring for a child or young person
  • Specialist support for birth children and foster children from Children Resource Workers
  • The opportunity to attend regular support groups and meetings with other foster carers
  • Access to TACT’s foster carer portal which hosts a variety of resources to support you in your fostering role
  • Access to a comprehensive training and professional development programme
  • A national network of foster carers offering peer support
  • Regular events for children and young people in care
  • You’ll be supporting and have involvement with campaigning to improve policy affecting children in care across the UK. Read more about how we advocate for children on our Reinvesting To Change Children’s Lives page.
  • All surplus income being reinvested into innovative support services for you and the children that you care for, such as our TACT Connect community, Education Service and Health Service. Read our Reinvesting To Change Children’s Lives page for more details.

Read Helen's blog here

“TACT provide exceptional support and make us feel valued.”

“We have tried different fostering agencies, but in the end chose to foster through TACT because they provide an exceptional support network and make us feel valued as foster carers.”