CARF and DHEC Accreditations

Circle Park BHS is accreditated by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities. Founded in 1966 CARF International is an independent, nonprofit accreditor of health and human services in the following areas:

  • Aging Services
  • Behavioral Health
  • Opioid Treatment Programs
  • Business and Services Management Networks
  • Child and Youth Services
  • Employment and Community Services
  • Vision Rehabilitation
  • Medical Rehabilitation
  • DMEPOS (Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics, Orthotics, and Supplies)

The CARF family of organizations currently accredits close to 47,000 programs and services at more than 20,000 locations on five continents CARF's purpose is to promote the quality, value, and optimal outcomes of services through a consultative accreditation process that centers on enhancing the lives of the persons served. More than 8.3 million persons of all ages are served annually by more than 6,000 CARF-accredited providers. CARF accreditation extends to 16 countries in North and South America, Europe, Asia, and Africa. 

In addition to our CARF accreditation, Circle Park BHS is regulated by the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC)