Updated Youth Independent Living (YIL) Standards Released

New Core Standard for youth independent living program models integrated with residential services accommodates youth in transition.

For Private, Public, and Canadian Organizations

A new Core Standard, YIL 7 - Supportive Housing for Youth in Transition, has been added to accommodate youth independent living program models integrated with residential services.  Additionally, guidance regarding mental health screenings (Mental Health First Aid at YIL 3.02) and working with LGBT youth (YIL 7.01 & YIL 10.03) has been incorporated into the section. All updates are based on best practices and movement in the field. (YIL, PA-YIL, CA-YIL). 

WHO IS ACCREDITED?

Private Organization Accreditation

Money Management International is a nationwide nonprofit organization that provides counseling and education related to credit, housing and bankruptcy, and offers debt management assistance if needed. MMI also conducts community education programs in the areas where we have a physical presence.
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ORGANIZATION TESTIMONIAL

Holy Family Institute

Sister Linda Yankoski, President/CEO

The Council On Accreditation provides all stakeholders involved in the delivery of social services the assurance that the organization is credible, effective, and is committed to quality improvement. The COA process is an important tool for anyone involved in leading an organization to establish best practices and maintaining and updating these practices over time.
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