Treatment Foster Care Oregon (TFCO)
Treatment Foster Care Oregon is a specialised foster care program that supports children and young people with complex behaviours.
What is Treatment Foster Care Oregon (TFCO)?
Treatment Foster Care Oregon is a specialised foster care program based on over 30 years of international evidence and research that improves behaviours in children and young people.
As a specialised foster carer, you would care for a child or young person between the ages of 7-11 years (VIC and QLD) and 7-17 (NSW) in your own home for a period of approximately 9 months.
All qualified carers receive a tax-free reimbursement of $75,000 per annum (VIC and NSW) and $65,000 per annum (QLD) to help with the costs associated with supporting a child or young person.
What are the benefits of becoming a carer?
Receive a tax-free reimbursement of $75,000 per annum (VIC and NSW) and $65,000 per annum (QLD).
Be part of a life-changing program with the aim of safely reuniting children back with their families.
Receive full training and 24/7 support from a team of highly qualified specialists.
Who can become a specialised foster carer?
- Anyone over the age of 21.
- Anyone with experience looking after children with complex behaviours.
- Anyone with secure accommodation and appropriate space in the home.
- Race, gender, marital status, employment, sexuality and religion do not affect a person’s eligibility to become a carer.
Become a specialised
Becoming a specialised foster carer can be incredibly fulfilling, knowing you’re helping get children and young people with complex behaviours back on track, and giving them the best chance to shine.MAKE AN ENQUIRY
Find out if Treatment Foster Care Oregon (TFCO) is available in your state
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