through the Council on Accreditation
COA works with the U.S. Department of State to make certain that adoption service providers have put in place safeguards to ensure intercountry adoptions take place ethically, in the best interests of children.
What does this mean for you?
As a status, Hague Accreditation signifies that an agency meets the standards founded in the Convention, the Intercountry Adoption Act, and the Universal Accreditation Act. This status indicates that COA has concluded that the agency or person conducts services in substantial compliance with the standards, and that COA monitors and oversees its performance.
- Child Placing Agency License from the State of Michigan
- Accreditation in China
- Certification of Registration and License in Ethiopia