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Treatment Foster Care Oregon (TFCO)

Programme Areas

Mental health

Programme Type

Residential support


North Auckland, East Auckland, Central Auckland, Waikato, West Auckland, South Auckland

Age Groups

Youth / rangatahi

Referral Process

Who is it for?
Young people aged 12-16 under Oranga Tamariki care who have a history of externalising behaviour and social conduct disorder-related problems and their family/whānau.


TFCO is a wrap-around evidence-based and strengths-based programme of 6 to 12 months duration aimed at adolescents aged 12-16 years old with antisocial behaviour difficulties whose needs cannot be adequately met by regular services.

A cost-effective alternative to foster care, group or residential treatment or incarceration for youth who have problems with chronic disruptive behaviour.

Operates a point and level system incorporating a high degree of reinforcement to help shape behaviour.

A family/whanau model with the emphasis on successful reintegration.

Contact Details

42 Vestey Drive, Mount Wellington, Auckland

Central Auckland

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100 Morrinsville Road, Hamilton


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401 Devonport Road, Tauranga

Bay of Plenty

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This page was last updated at 2:56PM on February 2, 2021. This information is reviewed and edited by Youth Horizons.