The Arc of Vigo County awarded three-year CARF accreditation

We are pleased to announce that The Arc of Vigo County has been accredited for a period of three years for its: Community Employment Services; Employment Supports and Job Development, Community Integration, Respite Services and Supported Living programs. 
This decision represents the highest level of accreditation that can be awarded to an organization and shows The Arc of Vigo County’s substantial conformance to the CARF standards.

An organization receiving a Three-Year Accreditation has put itself through a rigorous peer review process and has demonstrated to a team of surveyors during an on-site visit that its programs and services are of the highest quality, measurable, and accountable. Achieving CARF accreditation involves demonstrating conformance to applicable CARF standards, evidenced through observable practices, verifiable results over time, and comprehensive supporting documentation.

The Arc of Vigo County is a nonprofit organization with offices at 11 Cherry Street, Terre Haute, IN 47807. It has been providing services in the Terre Haute area since 1966.

CARF is an independent, internationally recognized, nonprofit accreditor of health and human services, dedicated to enhancing the lives of persons served worldwide. CARF accreditation promotes providers’ demonstration of value and Quality of Across the Lifespan® of millions of persons served through application of rigorous organizational and program standards organized around the ASPIRE to Excellence® continuous quality improvement framework. Founded in 1966 as the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities, now known as CARF, has been recognized as the benchmark of quality health and human services for more than 50 years.

For additional information, contact The Arc of Vigo County at: (812) 232-4112.

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