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Catholic Residential Services is a non-profit agency dedicated to fostering the spiritual, moral, intellectual, and physical growth of people with developmental disabilities. Our goal is to maintain the delicate balance of providing as much care as needed while still respecting each person’s need for independence.  Catholic Residential Services is a dynamic agency that provides care to individuals with developmental disabilities in residential homes, apartments and family homes.  CRS is constantly striving to improve to meet the needs of those we support.  Working as a team, the individual, the family, Hamilton County Developmental Disabilities Services, and CRS develop and deliver a personalized plan which ensures and enhances:

Our History
In 1992, Catholic families in Cincinnati asked the Archbishop to respond to the needs for their children with developmental disabilities.  Catholic Residential Services was founded as the church’s response to this call for service.  CRS started with two Supportive Living homes, one for men in Price Hill and a home for women in Mt. Airy.  Today, CRS serves men and women in Supportive Living homes and those living independently in apartments, as well as those living in their own homes throughout Cincinnati.

Announcing a CARF Three-Year Accreditation

Catholic Residential Services awarded Three-Year CARF Accreditation
Cincinnati, Ohio — 1/16/14 CARF International announced that Catholic Residential Services has been accredited for a period of three years for its Home and Community Services programs.

This is the first accreditation that the international accrediting body, CARF, has awarded to Catholic Residential Services.

This 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 a 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.

Catholic Residential Services is a nonprofit organization with offices at 100 East 8th Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202. It has been providing Home and Community Services in Hamilton County since 1992.

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 that centers on enhancing the lives of the persons served. Founded in 1966 as the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities, and now known as CARF International, the accrediting body establishes consumer-focused standards to help organizations measure and improve the quality of their programs and services. For more information about the accreditation process, please visit the CARF website at www.carf.org.

For additional information, contact Peggy Fryer at 784-0400.