WHO IS ACCREDITED?

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 TESTIMONIAL

Judy Kay, LCSW

Volunteer Roles: Peer Reviewer; Team Leader

In administration for 22 of 24 years at Child Saving Institute, a COA-accredited not-for-profit child welfare agency in Omaha, Nebraska. Retired approximately two years ago, I moved to Tucson, Arizona, where I advocate for children's rights as a Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) volunteer to three young children.
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Standards Updates

In an effort to keep our accreditation standards current and reflective of best practice, COA issues updates on an ongoing basis. Updates to existing standards are released every month. The Updates page offers an opportunity to view an archive of recent changes and revisions to the accreditation standards, including the scope of the update and its effective date. Please note that standards update notifications only remain visible for a year after publication. 

To find information on the release of new standards sections or significantly revised standards sections, please refer to Standard News

Standards Updates with Descriptions

Private
Adoption Services (AS)
Standard Update Effective Date
AS Revised Standard Nov 30, 2018
Housing Stabilization and Community Living Services (HSCL)
Standard Update Effective Date
HSCL 6.06 Revised Interpretation Oct 01, 2018
Outreach Services (OS)
Standard Update Effective Date
OS 3 Revised Evidence Jun 15, 2018
OS 6 Revised Evidence Jun 15, 2018
Generic Service Summary Supplement (GSS)
Standard Update Effective Date
GSS Revised Standard Jun 11, 2018
Financial Education and Counseling Services (FEC)
Standard Update Effective Date
FEC 5.02 Added NA Jun 01, 2018
Public
Child and Family Services (PA-CFS)
Standard Update Effective Date
PA-CFS 24.06 Added Note Aug 30, 2018
Outreach Services (PA-OS)
Standard Update Effective Date
PA-OS 3 Revised Evidence Jun 15, 2018
PA-OS 6 Revised Evidence Jun 15, 2018
Financial Education and Counseling Services (PA-FEC)
Standard Update Effective Date
PA-FEC 5.02 Added NA Jun 01, 2018
Canadian
Outreach Services (CA-OS)
Standard Update Effective Date
CA-OS 3 Revised Evidence Jun 15, 2018
CA-OS 6 Revised Evidence Jun 15, 2018
Generic Service Summary Supplement (CA-GSS)
Standard Update Effective Date
CA-GSS Revised Standard Jun 11, 2018
Financial Education and Counselling Services (CA-FEC)
Standard Update Effective Date
CA-FEC 5.02 Added NA Jun 01, 2018
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