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Community Living – Grimsby, Lincoln and West Lincoln offers a wide range of programs and services for individuals with developmental disabilities. They were founded in 1965 by concerned community members and families. Today, they are a non-profit organization with the mandate of providing services and support to people of ...

Congratulations to Tri-County Community Support Services on achieving its first FOCUS Accreditation. The entire organization demonstrated its dedication to the principles and practices of Quality Improvement and can be proud of the 4-year award. Stakeholders both internal and external to the organization describe TCCSS as flexible and creative in ...

Community Living Prince Edward has successfully achieved its second 4-year FOCUS Accreditation Award. Congratulations to the entire organization for its dedication to the principles and practices of Quality Improvement. Stakeholders both internal and external to the organization described CLPE as committed to people receiving services and to the quality ...

Growing with Accreditation Flyer

FOCUS’ Learning Event is an opportunity for like-minded organizations to come together to learn, network and “Grow with Accreditation”. We are excited to present you with speakers that have been selected based on their expertise in the areas of Organizational Learning and Development; Sylvia Plester-Silk, Governance and Leadership; Tom ...

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New Visions Toronto has successfully achieved its first four-year FOCUS Accreditation Award.  Congratulations to the entire organization for its dedication to the principles and practices of quality improvement.  Stakeholders describe New Visions Toronto both internal and external to the organization as flexible and creative in its service delivery, and ...

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FOCUS was busy this past year! To review our Annual Report, please click here.

Focus Acccreditation Badge November 1026 to November 2020

Cheshire Homes (Hastings – Prince Edward) Inc. has successfully achieved its first FOCUS Accreditation Award. Congratulations to the entire organization for its dedication to the principles and practices of Quality Improvement. Cheshire Homes (Hastings – Prince Edward) Inc. is described by stakeholders both internal and external to the organization ...

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Congratulations to Bernadette McCann House on being awarded their second FOCUS four-year Accreditation.  Bernadette McCann House staff and volunteers are expressive and effective ambassadors and advocates for their organization. BMH demonstrated their sustained commitment to quality assurance, accountability, continuous improvement and excellence throughout the sector and as a way ...

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Congratulations to Participation House Durham on achieving its second FOCUS Accreditation award.  The organization demonstrated its commitment to ongoing learning and quality improvement by meeting most of the standards that were applied. Stakeholders told FOCUS that PH Durham staff are professional and collaborative, and that leadership is open to feedback ...

Cheryl Whiteman, Executive Director of FOCUS, comments, “Congratulations to Women’s Community House on being awarded the FOCUS 4-year Accreditation. Women’s Community House staff and volunteers are eloquent and effective ambassadors and advocates for the organization. WCH is well-known and respected within London due to their tireless advocating on behalf ...