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Options for Community Living, Inc. Earns Three-Year CARF Accreditation

CARF International announced that Options for Community Living, Inc. has been accredited for a period of three years for its Case Management/Care Coordination Programs and Mental Health Supportive Housing Programs. The latest accreditation is the eighth consecutive Three-Year Accreditation that the international accrediting body, CARF, has given to Options.

This accreditation decision represents the highest level of accreditation that can be given to an organization and shows the organization’s substantial conformance to the CARF standards. An organization receiving a Three-Year Accreditation has put itself through a rigorous peer-review process. It has demonstrated to a team of surveyors that it is committed to offering programs and services that are measurable, accountable, and of the highest quality. 
“Your organization should take pride in achieving this high level of accreditation,” stated Brian J. Boon Ph.D. President/CEO. “CARF commends your organization’s commitment and consistent efforts to improve the quality of its programs and services.”

Established in 1982, Options operates residential programs for adults recovering from mental illness and affordable supportive housing and care coordination services for individuals and families with chronic health conditions. Options’ mission to assist people to live independently and with dignity in the community has grown through the years to serve more than 2,400 adults and children annually. For additional information, call 631-361-9020 or visit www.optionscl.org.

CARF is an independent, nonprofit accrediting body whose mission is to promote the quality, value, and optimal outcomes of services through a consultative accreditation process and continuous improvement services that center on enhancing the lives of the persons served. Founded in 1966 as the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities, and now known as CARF International, the accrediting body establishes consumer-focused standards to help organizations measure and improve the quality of their programs and services. For more information about the accreditation process, please visit the CARF website at www.carf.org.

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