Made in Canada
FOCUS was established when people said there was a need for an accreditation system that reflects the way community and social services are provided in Canada. FOCUS is grounded in Canada’s cultural diversity, expectations and needs.

By Counseling With
– The people who use services
– Family and other people close to them
– Organization Staff & members of boards
– Experts from across Canada and beyond.
– Community members

Our standards and processes reflect both international practices and local expectations.

Our Accreditation System Focus On:
– Results for people using services
– Organizational excellence
– Community development