CARF Canada maintains offices in
Edmonton, Alberta, and Toronto, Ontario

Incorporated in 2002 to better serve Canadian service providers.

Many Canadian service providers have selected CARF® as their accreditor of choice in the programme fields of:

  • Aging Services
  • Employment and Community Services
  • Behavioural Health
  • Medical Rehabilitation
  • Child and Youth Services
  • Vision Rehabilitation Services

Recognitions in Canada 

  • British Columbia’s Ministry of Children and Family Development (MCFD) and Community Living British Columbia (CLBC) have approved CARF accreditation for both contracted community living agencies and child, youth, and family services.
  • Alberta Ministry of Health recognizes CARF as an accepted accrediting organization for Alberta’s health system, including seniors care, mental health, and addictions.
  • Alberta Ministry of Human Services recognizes CARF for contracted child, youth, and family services and for contracted providers of services to persons with developmental disabilities.
  • Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care recognizes CARF accreditation for long-term care homes and provides a funding premium to accredited homes.
  • Ontario’s Community Care Access Centres (CCACs) recognize CARF Canada as a choice for accreditation of both CCACs and contracted service providers.
  • Ontario’s Mississauga-Halton and Central West Local Health Integration Networks (LHINS) recognize CARF Canada accreditation for LHIN-funded agencies.
  • Ontario Association of Residences Treating Youth (OARTY) lists CARF Canada as an accreditation option for its member agencies.
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