Treatment foster care

Now delivering this life-changing program in South Australia, Treatment Foster Care Oregon is a treatment foster care program that supports young people with complex behaviours. Find out how you can become a treatment foster carer.

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Our evidence-based approach

OzChild is dedicated to achieving better outcomes for children, young people and families through the delivery of Functional Family Therapy - Child Welfare (FFT-CW)

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Specialised foster care

Treatment Foster Care Oregon is a specialised foster care program that supports children and young people with complex behaviours. Find out how you can become a specialised foster carer.

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Specialised foster care

Treatment Foster Care Oregon is a specialised foster care program that supports children and young people with complex behaviours. Find out how you can become a specialised foster carer.

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Become a foster carer today

Every year, new homes are needed for thousands of vulnerable children and young people across Victoria

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Our evidence-based approach

OzChild is dedicated to achieving better outcomes for children, young people and families through the delivery of programs like FFT-CW, TFCO and SafeCare.

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The OzChild story

OzChild is a leading child welfare organisation committed to improving the lives of at-risk children, young people and families in our community.

For nearly 170 years, OzChild has been working hard to provide a better future for those in our care, with the belief that every child and young person deserves the chance to shine.

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Our Evidence-Based
Approach

We are the largest provider of evidence-based and evidence-informed programs in Australia and are dedicated to achieving real outcomes for the children, young people and families in our care.

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The work we do

Foster and Kinship care
Foster and Kinship care
Foster & Kinship Care

Our foster and kinship care programs find safe and loving homes for children and young people in need, whilst providing full training and support to our community of carers.

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Prevention & Strengthening Families
Prevention & Strengthening Families
Prevention &
Strengthening Families

Our prevention and strengthening services support families through the delivery of early intervention and evidence-based programs, with the aim to strengthen and repair relationships.

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Important health & wellbeing information

Find out how we are supporting our carers, children, young people and their family members as well as OzChild staff during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis.

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Latest News and Events

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Indigenous
National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children’s Day

On Tuesday 4 August across the nation we celebrate National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children’s Day.

Foster Care
You Can Ask That video series provides insight into life as a foster carer

We sat down with some carers to ask them the tough questions, the obvious and not so obvious questions, questions some people have always wanted to know but never found…

Foster Care
OzChild’s Treatment Foster Care Oregon program set to deliver better outcomes for vulnerable young people in South Australia.

Treatment Foster Care Oregon (TFCO), a specialised foster care program has been ‘breaking the cycle’ for children in Victoria, New South Wales and Queensland who, through no fault of their own, have ended up in residential care or alternative accommodation.

Our success Stories

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Jane’s story

Although it has not been an easy journey, Jane’s progress has been remarkable since being placed in the TFCO program and she continues to show positive signs with her new carers. Read more about Jane’s remarkable story.

Jane’s story
The Harrington Family’s story

Thanks to the support of our team in the South West, the Harrington family were provided with an integrated service experience that was responsive to their expressed goals and need in real time. Hear more about their story now.

The Harrington Family’s story
William’s story

Since being placed in the specialised foster care program, Treatment Foster Care Oregon, William has made great progress at home and school. Read more about William’s remarkable story.

William’s story
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