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Therapeutic Foster Care

What is Therapeutic Foster Care (TFC)?

LifeSkills, TFC provides a safe and secure therapeutic foster home for children and adolescents ages birth to 21 within the LifeSkills, Inc 10 county area. LifeSkills, TFC has an array of services such as highly trained therapeutic foster parents, case management, therapy and 24-7 on-call support. LifeSkills, TFC prides itself on being caring, compassionate, team oriented and highly supportive.

Therapeutic Foster Parents are specially trained to work with children and adolescents with social, emotional and/or behavioral needs; receiving initial and ongoing training related to the needs of the foster youth.

LifeSkills, TFC Private Placement

a short term program allowing a foster youth and their family to access therapeutic foster care without relinquishing custody.

LifeSkills, TFC DCBS/States Care

youth are placed in our program while in the custody of the Department of Community Based Services. LifeSkills, TFC works with DCBS toward their permanency goal for the children and adolescents in foster care.

Here is a link sharing testimonials from two of our therapeutic foster parents:

“Mental illness can happen to anyone, no matter what age, economic status, or race. At any given time, 25 million Americans, nearly one in five, suffer from a clearly diagnosable mental disorder that interferes with employment, attendance at school, or daily life.” –National Association of Mental Health.

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