Testimonials from Accredited Organizations

Advantage Credit Counseling Service

Mary Loftus, VP, Agency Service

COA Standards for Private Organizations

Our agency is preparing for reaccreditation under the Eighth Edition Standards. The COA site is well organized and very... read more


Brewer-Porch Children's Center

James W. Thompson, Executive Director

COA Standards for Private Organizations

The COA standards as applied to the operations at Brewer-Porch Children’s Center at The University of Alabama has given the... read more


Carolina Adoption Services, Inc.

Susan A. Fox, Assistant Director

COA Standards for Private Organizations and Hague Accreditation and Approval Standards

Being accredited by COA has offered Carolina Adoption Services many benefits. First, COA offers our families confidence... read more


Catholic Charities, Diocese of Covington

Wm. R. (Bill) Jones, ACSW, MDiv, Chief Executive Officer

COA Standards for Private Organizations

Catholic Charities in Covington has been COA accredited since 1996. Though the time spent in completing the self study... read more


Children's Foundation of Mid America

James W. Thurman, President/CEO

COA Standards for Private Organizations

Children’s Foundation of Mid America has been accredited through COA since 1983. The process of accreditation ensures that... read more


ClearPoint Credit Counseling Solutions

Tim Spearin, Vice President, Quality Assurance

COA Standards for Private Organizations

ClearPoint Credit Counseling Solutions has been accredited by the Council on Accreditation (COA) since 1996. Reaccreditation attests that a member... read more

Domestic Violence Intervention Services, Inc.

Donna Mathews, Associate Director

COA Standards for Private Organizations

Becoming accredited and maintaining our accreditation through COA has helped us increase our professionalism and... read more

Family Services of the North Shore

Kathleen Whyte, Manager of Human Resources / Accreditation Coordinator

COA Standards for Canadian Organizations, COA Standards for Private Organizations

Family Services of the North Shore is about to enter our third accreditation cycle with COA. Accreditation has provided... read more


Holy Family Institute

Sister Linda Yankoski, President/CEO

COA Standards for Private Organizations

The Council On Accreditation provides all stakeholders involved in the delivery of social services the assurance that the... read more


Joint Base Charleston School Age Program

Paula B. Matthews, School Age Program Coordinator

COA Standards for After School Programs, COA Standards for Military Programs

Preparing for our After School accreditation was an awesome and very valuable learning experience for the Child and Youth... read more


Nuevo Amanecer Latino Children's Services

Norma A. Duque, President and CEO

COA Standards for Private Organizations

Since Nuevo Amanecer Latino Children’s Services pursued its COA accreditation on October 14, 2004, this corporation... read more


Orange County Government, Youth & Family Services Division

Rodney J. Hrobar Sr., LMHC, CPP, Quality Assurance Manager


As the lead agency in Orange County, providing the safety net for children and families, it is reassuring that our clients... read more


Wisconsin National Guard

Joseph J. Ledger, Captain

COA Standards for Military Family Readiness Programs

Accreditation greatly enhanced our quality improvement and customer focused service. COA’s standards as applied to the Wisconsin National Guard Family Readiness Programs have given the organization... read more


Private Organization Accreditation

Stillwater-based FamilyMeans provides services in budget and credit counseling, mental health, collaborative divorce, caregiver support, youth programming, and an employee assistance program. 


Bonnie Bagley

Volunteer Roles: Evaluator; Lead Evaluator; Peer Reviewer; Team Leader

I have found that being a COA Volunteer builds my professional skills and experience in ways that more traditional workshops do not. The opportunity to learn about best practices through the COA standards and then see how agencies implement them is truly a growth experience.
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