CARF Accreditation

Forest Ridge has been accredited by CARF for the following services:

Community Housing and Shelters – Juvenile Justice

Counseling – Children and Adolescents, Juenile Justicecarf_logo

Residential Treatment – Children and Adolescents, Juvenile Justice

The CARF accreditation decision represents the highest level of accreditation that can be awarded to the organization and that organization’s substantial conformance to the CARF standards.


In 2009, Forest Ridge Youth Services attained accreditation by CARF International for its Residential Treatment for Children and Adolescents and Juvenile Justice programs and Community Housing and Shelters for Juvenile Justice.

In April 2012, February 2015 and again in February 2018 Forest Ridge completed the resurvey process and was awarded a three-year accreditation from CARF.  In addition to the re-accreditation of the programs and services listed above, Forest Ridge also attained accreditation to provide Counseling Services for Children and Adolescents and Juvenile Justice.