Are local authorities failing children in care?

17 December 2014     TACT news
In a recent interview with LexisNexis UK, TACT’s Executive Director of Policy, Communications and Fundraising Gareth Crossman explores the question of whether the care system is meeting the needs of...

TACT celebrates the views of young people

15 December 2014     Fostering, TACT news, Young people

This year we interviewed 84 young people across TACT about a range of issues, including their views on being in care, what they think of their TACT foster carer, and the issues that are important to them.

New film highlights the thrills and challenges of TACT’s Big Weekend 2014

03 December 2014     Fostering, Young people

We’ve made a film about the Big Weekend 2014. We hope you enjoy it!

What you think

  • Wish we could have started with TACT 22 years ago. It's so nice to see staff so focused on the best outcomes for the children. Keep up the excellent work - TACT Foster Carer
  • If you’ve been considering adoption the new process is nothing to be afraid of and the support from TACT has been first rate - TACT Adopter
  • Mr and Mrs Clark have demonstrated their commitment to Paul's long term care and this has enabled him to enjoy a stable and secure placement where he feels safe and valued - TACT Local Authority partner
  • Eventually the children open up and blossom and it’s amazing. You can see how they come on and watch the anger replaced with laughter and affection - TACT Foster Carer
  • I know only too well the issues faced by children in care, which is why I strongly believe in the work TACT does to transform lives - Lorraine Pascale, TACT Patron
  • The survival weekend was a great experience, even with no sleep! Burnt potatoes, telling ghost stories. I made lots of new friends - TACT Young Person
  • I had a truly fantastic experience running the London Marathon, which I would not have been able to do without the fantastic support of the TACT team - TACT supporter
  • We were struck by how helpful and friendly everyone is and this is one of the main reasons we chose TACT - TACT Foster Carer
  • Sue and Colin are outstanding carers who have provided an excellent standard of care and have worked well with children services - TACT Local Authority partner
  • TACT has been amazing. This is our second adoption. If the house could take another we would not hesitate to go through TACT - TACT Adopter

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