Watch some of our foster carers talk about why they chose TACT Scotland, and about the types of fostering required:


Who are the children we need foster carers for in Scotland?

We are recruiting foster carers all across Scotland, however there is a particular demand for foster carers in the following areas: Aberdeen, Ayrshire, Dundee, East Lothian, Edinburgh, Falkirk, Fife, Glasgow, Renfrewshire and West Lothian.

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.

The Promise Scotland

The Promise Scotland started back in 2016 when Scotland’s First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon, made a commitment that Scotland “would come together and love its most vulnerable children and give them the childhood they deserve”. This led to an Independent Care Review, which was driven by those with experience of care and listening to the voices of over 5,500 children, young people and adults.

We are dedicated to #Keepthepromise to help continue to provide better lives for children and young people and ensure that every child and young person grows up feeling loved, safe and respected.

Read more about The Promise.

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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 98% of our foster carers would recommend fostering with TACT.


Fostering in Scotland: read Ronda and Rod's blog here“Each child has a different experience, but we feel we have a positive impact on all of them.”

“We started to think about fostering thanks to Rod’s colleague who fostered, and spoke about the rewards of fostering regularly. We kept thinking “we could make a difference to these children’s lives too”. As I didn’t work due to a health problem and none of our five children lived with us anymore, I had plenty of time on my hands and the thought of doing something so worthwhile prompted us to go for it…”