COA invites the public at large to provide comment on intercountry adoption service providers seeking Hague Accreditation, Hague Approval, or Renewal of Accreditation/Approval. Click here to see a list of current applicants along with their mailing address.
Please click the adoption service provider's name to provide comments. If you provide your contact information, you may be contacted by COA if additional information is needed. If you have any questions about providing a comment, contact COA.
Private Organization Accreditation
Sweetser, a Maine non-profit agency operating since 1828, provides comprehensive mental and behavioral health and substance abuse treatment services. Statewide, it serves around 15,000 consumers a year, including children, adults, and families in outpatient, office-based, and residential settings.
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Catholic Charities, Diocese of Covington
Wm. R. (Bill) Jones, ACSW, MDiv, Chief Executive Officer
Catholic Charities in Covington has been COA accredited since 1996. Though the time spent in completing the self study and hosting the site visit can sometimes feel sometimes daunting, the rewards far outweigh the effort. In our agency, the self-study is a group process that involves every member of the staff from the CEO to the building maintenance staff.