FFTA, the only national association of family focused treatment programs
membership of approximately 470 agencies vary in scope and size and provides treatment
foster care services to over 50,000 children and youth each year and a larger
array of child welfare and mental health services to over 600,000 children and
youth. FFTA members believe that the family is an integral component
treatment team and are committed to maximizing a child’s chance to heal and
thrive with the support of family- and community-based services.
The Family Focused Treatment Association (FFTA) was established in 1988 by
treatment foster care professionals to define and refine the treatment foster
care model. FFTA is the leading advocate for the development, evaluation,
recognition, and funding of treatment foster care.
mission of FFTA is to strengthen agencies that provide family focused treatment services. FFTA achieves this mission by:
- Promoting program standards for
treatment foster care
- Encouraging research and evaluation in
- Providing technical assistance
- Creating professional development
- Monitoring and advocating for
legislation that improves access to services by children and youth in treatment family care
North American association for family focused treatment programs, FFTA
provides a unique forum for professionals to access practical resources, share
best practices, network with innovative professionals in the field, and
advocate for treatment family care locally and nationally.
FFTA and its members in creating positive outcomes, permanent families, and
lifelong connections for children and youth in out-of-home care.
For more information about becoming a member at FFTA please contact Joshua Gacek - (800) 414-3382 ext. 121 or firstname.lastname@example.org