Who are the children we need foster carers for in the North East?

We are recruiting foster carers all across the North East, however there is a particular demand for foster carers in the following areas: Darlington, Gateshead, Hartlepool, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Northumberland, Sunderland and Stockton.

We would ideally like to hear from people who would like to care for children aged five years and over, sibling groups, or children with complex needs.

Why foster with TACT?

Foster carers come to us for many reasons and they stay with us – because we help them do the most rewarding job in the world. Together we transform the lives of children and young people, giving them the chance to lead happy, loving, fulfilled lives.

At TACT we are more than just a fostering agency; as a charity we put our foster carers and the children they care for at the heart of everything that we do.

Choosing to become a foster carer is one of the most rewarding decisions you will ever make, and we will be by your side every step of the way making sure that you feel valued, encouraged and supported – that is why 96% of our foster carers would recommend fostering with TACT.


Fostering North East: read Karen's blog here“Seeing the bond develop between a parent and child is fantastic.”

“Child and parent placements are a very specialist type of fostering, but an incredibly important one which can have an amazing impact on the life of a parent and their child. There are a number of reasons why these placements exist; the parent sometimes needs extra support, help and advice to help them cope through their pregnancy or the early stages of their child’s life…”