Helping Hand Home for Children has achieved national accreditation through the New York-based Council on Accreditation (COA). Helping Hand Home for Children provides the following services: residential treatment, foster care, adoption and family support. It took Helping Hand Home fourteen months to achieve accreditation. Organizations pursue accreditation to demonstrate the implementation of best practice standards in the field of human services. COA evaluated all aspects of Helping Hand Home for Children’s programs, services, management, and administration.