FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Goodwill Achieves Three-Year CARF Accreditation in Six Service Areas
Goodwill of the Great Plains Support Center, Sioux City, IA
Sioux City, IA- Goodwill of the Great Plains completed their recent CARF Accreditation to mark its excellence in services provided to the community. Accreditation was achieved in all six services areas surveyed: Community Employment Services: Job Development; Community Integration; Employee Development Services; Employment Planning Services; Organizational Employment Services; and Adult Day Services.
“CARF Accreditation signifies to our community Goodwill’s dedication to quality services which are person-centered and continuously evaluated. Team members take pride in offering the very best to those served as evidenced in the commitment to meeting over 1,000 CARF standards,” said John Hantla, President and CEO for Goodwill of the Great Plains.
CARF has been in existence for 52 years, and is an independent, nonprofit accreditor of health and human services, enhancing the lives of persons served worldwide. The accreditation process applies CARF’s internationally recognized standards during an on-site survey conducted by peer surveyors. Goodwill of the Great Plains welcomed five surveyors on-site at multiple locations for three days covering services offered in three states (Iowa, Nebraska and South Dakota) for the review process. For over 30 years, Goodwill has maintained full CARF Accreditation.