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Posted on: January 7, 2022

Chesterfield Community Services Board Achieves Reaccreditation

Mental Health Support Services

Jan. 7, 2022

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA — The Chesterfield Community Services Board, which functions as the Chesterfield County Department of Mental Health Support Services, has been reaccredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) for a period of three years for all programs.

This marks the eighth consecutive three-year accreditation awarded by CARF to the Chesterfield Community Services Board. 

This reaccreditation, which represents the highest level of accreditation, is awarded to organizations that show substantial fulfillment of the standards established by CARF, an independent, nonprofit accreditor of human-service providers in the areas of behavioral health, child and youth services, employment and community services, and medical rehabilitation. The reaccreditation indicates that current conditions represent an established pattern of total operations that is likely to be maintained and/or improved in the future.

The Chesterfield County Department of Mental Health Support Services offers comprehensive services for individuals and families with mental health needs, substance use and intellectual disabilities. The department also provides prevention and early intervention services for infants, children and families.

"Our agency has a reputation for providing excellent community services and our staff are dedicated and committed to improving the quality of the lives of those we serve,” said Kelly Fried, executive director of the Chesterfield Community Services Board. “We are extremely proud of achieving and maintaining the highest level of accreditation status." 

CARF was founded in 1966 and is based in Tucson, Ariz. The organization is committed to promoting the quality, value, and optimal outcomes of services through a consultative accreditation process that centers on enhancing the lives of the people served.

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