Three More Years Thanks to CARF!

By Entrust Community Services on

April 8, 2016

For Immediate Release

Three More Years Thanks to CARF!

Entrust Community Services awarded
8th consecutive Three-Year CARF Accreditation
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For the 8th consecutive time, Entrust Community Services received a
3-year CARF accreditation, one of the highest accolades possible.

YAKIMA, WA— CARF International announced that Entrust Community Services has been accredited for a period of three years for its Supported Employment, Youth Transition, and Community access services for adults experiencing intellectual and developmental disabilities. The latest accreditation is the 8th consecutive Three-Year Accreditation that the international accrediting body, CARF, has awarded to Entrust Community Services.

This accreditation decision represents the highest level of accreditation that can be awarded 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 during an on-site visit its commitment to offering programs and services that are measurable, accountable, and of the highest quality.

Entrust Community Services is a not-for-profit organization with offices at 1510 S 36th Ave, Yakima and 520 S 7th St, Sunnyside. It has been providing Supported Employment, Youth Transition, and Community Access services in the Yakima Valley since 1971.

About CARF

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 that centers 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.

About Entrust Community Services

Entrust Community Services is committed to enriching the lives of people with disabilities by promoting creative options that foster involvement in their communities.

Contact:

Mark James, Community Relations Director

Entrust Community Services

P.O. Box 9727, Yakima, WA 98909-0727

Phone: (509) 834-2974   Fax: (509) 453-1614     Email: jamesm@entrustcs.org