TACT West Midlands Fostering Service opens West Bromwich, Wednesday 6 May, 11am – 2pm

TACT’s West Midlands office in West Bromwich, including a fostering and contact centre, officially opens on Wednesday 6 May.

Commenting, Bev Pickering, Area Manager for TACT West Midlands, said;

“TACT has been providing services to Local Authorities in the West Midlands since 2003. We have recently relocated to Mary Spooner House and are looking forward to celebrating the new location, refurbishment of our building, and new facilities with our colleagues from Local Authorities and community groups within the area. We now have the capacity to offer excellent facilities for training, meetings and family contact. Our staff and foster carers will be available on the day to talk about the quality services that we are able to provide to children, young people and families”.

The official opening commences at 11am. The ceremony is being hosted by Kevin Williams, Chief Executive of TACT, with the opening speech commencing at 11.45am. This will be followed by other key speakers participating in the event, and an informal lunch. The event will finish around 2.00pm.

Notes to editors

Contact: Charlotte Lindsell, Conference & Press Officer on 0208 475 7115 or Gareth Crossman, Executive Director of External Affairs on 0208 695 8120 for any further information. To find out more about TACT’s work in West Midlands the area manager is Bev Pickering who can be contacted on 0121 580 2555.

The Adolescent and Children’s Trust (TACT) is the UK’s largest charity provider of fostering and adoption services. Our core work involves providing high quality and well supported fostering or adoptive families for children and young people in the care of local authorities. Working in partnership with local authorities from our offices across England, Wales and Scotland, we are dedicated to providing creative, effective and outcome-focused services. We also campaign on behalf of children and young people in care, carers and adoptive families.

TACT’s Birmingham office is based at Mary Spooner House, 172 Birmingham Road, West Bromwich, B70 6QG.