The University Forensic Centre (UFC) Flanders’ reference centre with regard to the guidance and treatment of patients with a paraphilia and/or sex offenders. The UFC provides support and advice to the social services in prisons, probation officers working with sex offenders, and forensic counselors in 13 specialized outpatient treatment centers in Flanders. The support includes ethical advice, scientific/scholarly information, research, organization of workshops and conferences and logistic support. The UFC team consists of director/psychiatrist, Prof. Dr. Kris Goethals, one trainee in psychiatry, three psychologists, a psychological counsellor, a criminologist and a secretary. Besides providing support, UFC is also an outpatient treatment centre with a yearly caseload of about 120 patients with sexual deviant behavior. The centre has gained expertise in prevention, risk assessment and hormonal treatment of paraphilias.