Check out our current newsletter!

Performance Indicators

CARF Accreditation

CHS has completed CARF accreditation and has passed with flying colors! CARF was founded in 1966 and currently accredits more than 5,000 providers at more than 18,000 locations in the United States, Canada, Western Europe, and South America. More than 6.5 million persons of all ages are served annually by CARF-accredited providers. CHS has exceeded their rigorous standards in areas including leadership, strategic planning, input, legal requirements, financial planning, safety, recipient rights and accessibility. CHS received the highest accreditation of 3 years. Please review some of the comments from our survey:

“CHS Group leadership is visionary, dedicated, organized, and connected within the community. The leadership’s realistic perspective regarding funding has resulted in plans and actions that will diversify funding streams in creative ways.”

“Health and safety education includes a timely training named Walking on Ice. Policies and procedures include an extensive section regarding terrorist activities and awareness.”

“The organization’s newsletter provides timely information regarding activities from each geographic and program area.”

“Staff members demonstrate dedication, respect, and professionalism and are described as being diverse, powerful, collaborative, supportive, resourceful, innovative, and effective. Staff members extend themselves beyond assigned responsibilities and are always available to the clients. The staff members believe in the organization’s mission.”

“Parents praised CHS Group’s staff members for being responsive, committed, caring, and willing to work together to impact the clients’ lives.”

“Employers respect and appreciate CHS Group’s support staff members and express that the staff members are responsive to the clients; needs and the employer. These strong relationships create positive employment opportunities for the client.”

“The community integration program is successful and impacts the lives of many clients. The outings are personalized and result from client choice. The staff members’ knowledge of the clients’ desires and the extent to which the program goes in meeting the clients’ needs are recognized by all the stakeholders.”