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  • VOAGBR Receives 3-Year Accreditation from CARF International

    As a result of an intensive survey of our behavioral health programs, VOAGBR has achieved its goal of receiving a three-year accreditation from CARF International, an independent, nonprofit accreditor of health and human services services. Accreditation demonstrates that VOAGBR has an ongoing commitment to performance enhancement, risk management, quality improvement and distinguished service delivery. Surveyors observed that our organization is accountable to the community, respects the rights and individuality of the people we serve and is exceeding industry standards in the areas of service provision, governance, health and safety, and financial responsibility. Click the article title to read comments from our surveyors.
  • Robinson Bros Supports School Readiness Tax Credit in Local Ads

    A big THANK YOU to Robinson Brothers Ford Lincoln for their continued support and for running a full page ad in the February editions of InRegister, 225 and the Baton Rouge Business Report promoting Volunteers of America Greater Baton Rouge and our School Readiness Tax Credit program. The School Readiness Tax Credit program allows Louisiana businesses to make donations up to $5,000 annually to our early childhood education program – Partnerships in Child Care and receive a 100% refundable state tax credit. To learn more about our School Readiness Tax Credit program, visit www.GetSmartGBR.org.
  • The CHOICES Program: A Thousand Small Successes

    Do you ever think about what it would be like to live with a mental illness day after day? Day Program Case Manager Missy Rafferty does. She says that for many people with mental illness and without the ability to work, the days can be long and lonely. But thanks to our CHOICES Day Program in Lake Charles, she's seen a thousand small successes during her 17 years at VOAGBR. Click the article title to read more...
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