The programs and services offered by Northeast are provided in accordance with best practice standards recognized by the following regulatory agencies and member associations:

National Accreditation

Council on Accreditation of Services for Families and Children (COA) – Partners with human service organizations worldwide to improve service delivery outcomes by developing, applying, and promoting accreditation standards.

State Certification

New York State Office of Children and Family Services (OCFS) – Serves New York’s public by promoting the wellbeing and safety of our children, families and communities. OCFS achieves results by setting and enforcing policies, building partnerships, and funding and providing quality services.

New York State Education Department (NYSED) – Dedicated to raising the knowledge, skill, and opportunity of all the people in New York.

National Affiliation

Foster Family-Based Treatment Association (FFTA) – FFTA is committed to enhancing the lives of children within families through strengthening family-based organizations.

Alliance for Children and Families – A national membership association providing effective resources and leadership to more than 300 private, nonprofit child- and family-serving organizations in the United States and Canada.

State Affiliation

New York Council of Community Services (CCSNYS) – Unites nonprofits from all sub-sectors in the State of New York with a common mission, provides a strong, energetic training component, comprised primarily of on-staff nonprofit experts, and strives to be the information and advocacy clearinghouse for the New York nonprofit sector while providing members a strong collective voice.

New York Council of Family and Child Caring Agencies (COFCCA) – The principal representative for nearly all the voluntary, not-for-profit organizations providing foster care, adoption, family preservation, and special education services in New York State.

New York Coalition of 853 Schools – Creates effective advocacy for schools so they may access financing for aging and inadequate school buildings.