The Substantial Compliance System uses a four-point indicator rating system to guide the evaluators in determining the adoption service provider’s degree of compliance with each standard. With prior approval from an accrediting entity or as indicated by a particular standard, an adoption service provider can be assigned a rating of “not applicable” (NA) for some standards. For descriptions of each rating, please see the Rating Indicators.
Hague Accreditation and Approval Rating Indicators
Ratings of (1) and (2) are considered “passing.”
Private Organization Accreditation
One Hope United offers a range of services aimed at our mission of "Protecting children and strengthening families" including early childhood education, early intervention and prevention, family preservation, foster care, residential, and adoption.
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Volunteer Roles: Endorser; Peer Reviewer
It is an honor to be a COA volunteer. I’ve had a great opportunity to work with fabulous COA volunteers, I’ve grown professionally in the COA accreditation process and I’ve met some wonderful people across this nation who are working hard to help and support children and families.