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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
Foster Carer

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.

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Find out if Treatment Foster Care Oregon (TFCO) is available in your state

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This program is available in your state

Click here to view the contact details for your local offices.

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Unfortunately, this program is not available in your state

More information about becoming a specialised foster carer

Contact our recruitment teams

For further information, contact the appropriate team in your state.

 

VIC: 03 9212 3947tfco@ozchild.org.au
NSW: 1800 982 115tfco-nsw@ozchild.org.au
QLD: 1800 870 070 |  tfco-qld@ozchild.org.au

Download our brochure

Download our brochure for a more detailed look at the program, as well as additional information.

 

VIC: TFCO VIC
NSW: TFCO NSW
QLD: TFCO QLD

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