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CARF Accreditation

INDIANAPOLIS (March 5, 2015) – CARF International announced that Volunteers of America of Indiana, Inc. has been accredited for a period of three years for its Outpatient Treatment/Integrated AOD/MH (Adults) program and for Service Coordination within the agency’s Supportive Services for Veterans and Families Programs (SSVF). The latest accreditation is the 6th consecutive Three-Year Accreditation that the international accrediting body, CARF, has awarded to Volunteers of America of Indiana.

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. 

Volunteers of America of Indiana is a nonprofit human services organization with headquarters and programs located in Indianapolis, as well as programs and offices located in Evansville, Fort Wayne, Terre Haute and Gary, Indiana.   The agency has been providing services to vulnerable Hoosiers since its inception in 1896.

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

For additional information, contact Mary Leffler at 317-686-9871.