WHO IS ACCREDITED?

Private Organization Accreditation

Children's Home Society of Florida delivers a unique spectrum of social services designed to protect children at risk of abuse, neglect or abandonment; to strengthen and stabilize families; to help young people break the cycle of abuse and neglect; and to find safe, loving homes for children.
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ORGANIZATION TESTIMONIAL

Family Services of the North Shore

Kathleen Whyte, Manager of Human Resources / Accreditation Coordinator

Family Services of the North Shore is about to enter our third accreditation cycle with COA. Accreditation has provided us with a framework that enables us to demonstrate accountability to our clients, our funders and our donors. There is no question that the accreditation process and COA have benefited our agency.
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Standards for Military Family Readiness (MFR) Programs

The Standards for Military Family Readiness (MFR) programs were developed in support of enhanced programmatic growth and stability, an unwavering commitment to the health, safety, and rights of clients, and producing high quality, measurable results. 

The Military Family Readiness Program Accreditation process involves the review and accreditation of the program’s administrative operations and its service delivery practices. 

Military Family Readiness Edition Services

COA's Standards for Military Family Readiness programs are intended for military programs seeking accreditation for their military family readiness services. Military programs seeking early childhood education (ECE), after school (ASP) or youth development (YD) program accreditation should refer to the Standards for Child & Youth Development (CYD) Programs.

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Categories of Standards

The Standards for Military Family Readiness programs are divided into three parts:

  • Administration and Management Standards
  • Service Delivery Administration Standards
  • Service Standards

Administration and Management Standards

The Administration and Management Standards apply to all programs regardless of the services provided or population(s) served. They describe practices that promote sound operations and management.

Service Delivery Administration Standards

The Service Delivery Administration Standards also apply to all programs and cover practices related to the administration of services

Service Standards

Service Standards describe practices related to distinct services provided by military family readiness programs. 

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Further Reading and Recommended Trainings

Standards Overview

For more detail about the format, structure, ratings and standards development process, visit the Standards Overview page.

Military Family Readiness Program Accreditation Overview

For access to more information about Military Family Readiness program accreditation, visit the Military Family Readiness Accreditation page. 

Recommended Trainings

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