Goodwill Industries of North Louisiana earns three-year CARF accreditation

July 17, 2023

Shreveport, Louisiana – In its mission to continue helping North Louisiana residents overcome employment challenges and gain jobs, Goodwill Industries of North Louisiana has received a CARF Three-Year Accredidation for its Job Development Programs.  The latest accreditation is the eleventh consecutive Three-Year Accreditation that CARF has awarded to Goodwill Industries of North Louisiana.

This certification announcement represents the highest level of accreditation that can be awarded to an organization.  To receive the accreditation, Goodwill successfully completed a rigorous peer review process and demonstrated to a team of surveyors that its programs and services are of the highest quality, measurable and accountable.  By pursuing and accomplishing this recognition, the organization has attained and maintained substantial effort and commitment to North Louisiana.

Founded in 1926, Goodwill Industries of North Louisiana, takes pride in its more than 20 different employment programs and services that are making a difference in the lives of so many across the region. With offices in Shreveport-Bossier, Monroe, Natchitoches and Alexandria, Goodwill remains committed in providing job placement and employment services to the regions under-employed and unemployed.   

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 and continuous improvemwent services that center on enhancing the lives of the persons served.  Founded in 1966 as the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities, and now known as CARF, the accrediting body establishes consumer-focused standards to help organizations measure and improve the quality of their programs and services.  

For more information about Goodwill’s programs and services, please contact us at 318-868-4701, or about the accreditation process, please visit the CARF website at