FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 24, 2016
Griffin Area Resource Center, Inc. awarded Three-Year CARF Accreditation
CARF International announced that the Griffin Area Resource Center, Inc. has been accredited for a period of three years for its Community Employment Services, Community Integration and Supported Living programs. The latest accreditation is the 3rd consecutive Three-Year Accreditation that the international accrediting body, CARF, has awarded to the Griffin Area Resource Center.
This accreditation decision represents the highest level of accreditation that can be awarded to an organization and shows the organization’s substantial conformance to the CARF standards. An organization receiving a Three-Year Accreditation has put itself through a rigorous peer review process. It has demonstrated to a team of surveyors during an on-site visit its commitment to offering programs and services that are measurable, accountable, and of the highest quality.
The Griffin Area Resource Center is a nonprofit organization located in Griffin, Georgia. It has been providing services to citizens of Spalding County and other surrounding counties for sixty years.
CARF is an independent, nonprofit accrediting body whose mission is to promote the quality, value, and optimal outcomes of services through a consultative accreditation process that centers on enhancing the lives of the persons served. Founded in 1966 as the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities, and now known as CARF International, the accrediting body establishes consumer-focused standards to help organizations measure and improve the quality of their programs and services. For more information about the accreditation process, please visit the CARF website at www.carf.org.
For additional information, contact Lisa Sassaman, Executive Director at (770) 228-9919.