Friends Therapeutic Community Trust

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The Friends Therapeutic Community Trust (FTCT) was established in the late 1960s in response to the concerns of a Quaker Probation Officer.  He had not been able to find an appropriate residential resource where intensive work with troubled young men took place.  Today the focus is working with sexually harmful and challenging behaviour and we have acknowledged expertise of working with young men in this area.
The Therapeutic model of Democracy, Communalism, Reality Confrontation and Permissiveness inform practice and the Quaker testimonies of Equality, Truth, Peace and Simplicity are core to the thinking of our Trustees who are Quakers.
The Trust always strives to ensure our fees are competitive in a changing world of commissioning and contracting practices.
GLEBE HOUSE (Under 18 Provision for young men):  Telephone: (01799) 584359
Glebe House, based just outside Cambridge, is a registered Charity which offers a 52 week residential programme for up to 16 residents.  The programme lasts for between two and three years, depending on the individual needs of the young men. It is a Therapeutic Community accredited by the Royal College of Psychiatrists and has been rated ‘Outstanding’ with OFSTED for several years.  
EASTWOOD COTTAGE (Post 18 Provision for young men): Telephone: (01359) 242835
Our satellite community Eastwood Cottage, based in Suffolk, accommodates up to four young men who have undertaken a treatment programme either at Glebe House or elsewhere, who require on-going support and monitoring.  Employment, work experience, further education and life-skills focussed on internalising risk management strategies, form a central part of this provision.
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