CSC Receives 3-Year Accreditation from CARF

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Cleveland Sight Center awarded Three-Year CARF Accreditation

Cleveland, OHJanuary 7, 2016 — CARF International announced that Cleveland Sight Center (CSC) has been accredited for a period of three years for its vision rehabilitation, community employment, job skills training, and comprehensive vocational evaluation programs. The latest accreditation is the 12thconsecutive Three-Year Accreditation that the international accrediting body, CARF, has awarded to Cleveland Sight Center.

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. 

Cleveland Sight Center is a not-for-profit organization with offices at 1909 East 101st Street in University Circle. CSC has been providing vision rehabilitation services and programs for those who are blind or have low vision in Northeast Ohio since 1906.

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.

For additional information, contact CSC’s President and Chief Executive Officer Larry Benders at 216-791-8118.