State Rep. Sheilla Lampkin, second from right, with Drew County Developmental Disabilities staff members

Drew County Developmental Disabilities has been accredited for a period of three years for all programs, according to the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities International (CARF).

The 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 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.

Drew County Developmental Disabilities is a nonprofit organization at 168 West College Street Monticello Arkansas. It has been providing services in Monticello since 1970. DCDDC services include Sesame School Preschool, Adult Development Other Way, and Home & Community Based Waiver.

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 the centers on enhancing the lives of persons served CARF International, the accrediting body establishes consumer-focused standards to help organizations measure and improve the quality of their programs. For more information about the accreditation process, please visit the CARF website at www. carf.org.