Lexington’s Chrysalis House receives three-year CARF accreditation for residential treatment program
CARF International announced that Chrysalis House has been accredited for a period of three years for its Residential Treatment: Alcohol and Other Drugs/Addictions (Adults) program. This is the first accreditation that the international accrediting body, CARF, has awarded to Chrysalis House.
“This accreditation affirms our commitment to provide the highest quality treatment to the women of Chrysalis House. We believe that communities are built one family at a time and it is our privilege to serve our clients and their children and help them reach their potential,” said Lisa Minton, Chrysalis House Executive Director.
This accreditation decision represents the highest level of accreditation that can be awarded to an organization and demonstrates substantial conformance to the CARF standards by Chrysalis House. 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.
About Chrysalis House
Chrysalis House is Kentucky’s oldest and largest licensed substance abuse treatment program for women. Established in 1978, Chrysalis House has grown into a comprehensive agency with multiple residential facilities and a multi-purpose community center. In addition to substance abuse treatment, Chrysalis House provides mental health treatment, case management, domestic violence counseling, computer training, GED tutoring, vocational training and job placement assistance, access to medical care, housing assistance, and children’s services.
For more information about Chrysalis House, please visit www.chrysalishouse.org.
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 and continuous improvement services that center 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.
From Chrysalis House Communications