Accreditations & Licensure

Hoffman Homes for Youth is accredited by The Joint Commission

We are licensed by the Office of Children, Youth and Families (OCYF) and approved by the Office of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services (OMHSAS), of the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services (DHS), and by the Department of Health (DOH).  

Hoffman Academy is a school located on our campus, licensed by the PA Department of Education (PDE) to operate a Private Academic School (PAS) 1-12 for Special Education.  

An independent, not-for-profit organization, The Joint Commission accredits and certifies more than 21,000 health care organizations and programs in the United States. Joint Commission accreditation and certification is recognized nationwide as a symbol of quality that reflects an organization’s commitment to meeting certain performance standards. Information regarding accreditation and accreditation performance of individual organizations can be obtained through the Joint Commission’s website.

The public may contact the Joint Commission’s Office of Quality Monitoring to report any concerns or to register a complaint about a Joint Commission-accredited health care organization:

  • At the Joint Commission’s website:www.jointcommission.org, using the “Report a Patient Safety Event” link in the “Action Center” on the home page of the website

  • By fax: 630-792-5636

  • By mail to the Office of Quality and Patient Safety (OQPS)
    The Joint Commission
    One Renaissance Boulevard
    Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois 60181

Callers to The Joint Commission’s patient safety event phone line — 1-800-994-6610 — will receive automated instructions on how to file a report or concern; the line will no longer be answered by a staff member.  *Reports of patient safety events to The Joint Commission must include the health care organization’s name, street address, city and state.