Fostering in Yorkshire

There are many children across Yorkshire who cannot be looked after by their own family. This could be because of illness or family breakdowns or because they have experienced some form of neglect. TACT are actively looking for foster carers across Yorkshire to provide care and support to these children. If you have a spare bedroom, a caring nature and energy to provide a child with a happy home, we believe you could become an amazing foster carer!

We are currently looking for prospective carers in Barnsley, Bradford, Calderdale, York, Darlington, Doncaster, East Riding of Yorkshire, Hull, Kirklees, Leeds, Rotherham, Sheffield, and Wakefield.

We would ideally like to hear from people who would like to care for children aged 10 years and over, sibling groups or children with complex needs.

TACT is a Tier 1 provider for the 11-18 year old age group on the main framework that covers the Yorkshire region, that is why we particularly need carers who can care for older children. North Yorkshire has an individual contract and TACT are Tier 2 on this.

Why foster with TACT?

At TACT we are more than just a fostering agency, as a charity we put children at the heart of everything that we do and all of our surplus income goes back into services for our carers and the children that they look after.

Foster carers come to us for many reasons, 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.

As a TACT foster carer you will benefit from:

24/7 support ensuring that whatever you face as a foster carer you are never alone
• A competitive professional fee, worked out depending on the detail of each placement
• An excellent training package, tailored to your needs and those of the children placed with you
• Regular meetings and support groups, giving you the chance to meet other foster carers and share experience
• Dedicated events for the children in your care, giving them the chance to meet other fostered children

Our Office:

TACT Yorkshire
Unit 4
Killingbeck Court
Killingbeck Drive – off York Road
Leeds
LS14 6FD

Although our office is in Leeds, we have staff based in all areas of Yorkshire so you can rest assured knowing that wherever you are, we have highly skilled staff ready to support you through your fostering journey. Find out more in our Statement of Purpose.