What is TFCO?

Welcome to Treatment Foster Care Oregon UK, previously known as Multidimensional Treatment Foster Care.

This evidence based programme, run by the National Implementation Service, improves outcomes for children between 3-17yrs. Based on social learning theory, TFCO-UK delivers intensive support to the child, foster carer and birth family. Children and young people receive skills coaching to help them improve life and relationship skills and problem solving abilities.
Please do watch our short video, which explains our work with children, families, local authorities and charitable organisations across the UK and beyond. 



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Treatment Foster Care (TFCO) in the UK

What is the NIS?

A centre of excellence, the National Implementation Service provides evidence based and research informed training. We support children’s social care, youth offending services, children's mental health teams and the voluntary sector across the UK to radically improve support for vulnerable children and their families. 
We have over a decade of experience in assisting sites with the development and implementation of TFCO-UK programmes.

National Implementation Service

How to set up a TFCO Site

You can request assistance with the set up of a TFCO site by contacting us, or you can read more about the set up process, by clicking the link below. 


Setting up a TFCO-UK programme

Treatment Foster Care Oregon UK

Treatment Foster Care Oregon UK (TFCO-UK) was designed and developed by Dr Patricia Chamberlain and colleagues at the Oregon Social Learning Centre in the USA. This evidence based programme offers an intensive treatment intervention for children between 3-17yrs.