At Easterseals UCP, we understand that each child is unique in their own way. We offer two Treatment Foster Care Services.
Therapeutic Foster Care (TFC) is a proven mental health service provided to a child in a family setting by specially trained foster parents. Children receiving this service typically have manageable behaviors with moderate behavioral and emotional needs. This services incorporates the following components:
Intensive Alternative Family Treatment provides a therapeutic family style treatment with well-trained treatment parents in the community. Children receiving this service typically have had difficulty with past treatment options and have significant behavioral and emotional challenges or are at-risk for hospitalization or group home placement.
This services incorporates the following components:
For information in determining if Treatment Foster Care is right for your child, please contact the office closest to you. A member of the Easterseals UCP Foster Care Team will provide accurate information and assistance with decision-making.