Memberships & Accreditations

Lutheran Services in America

Lutheran Services Carolinas is a member agency of Lutheran Services in America (LSA). Lutheran Services in America is a network of over 300 health and human services organizations that touches the lives of more than six million people annually through the work of Lutheran social ministry by serving communities and transforming lives.


The Council on Accreditation

The Council on Accreditation (COA) partners with human service organizations worldwide to improve service delivery outcomes by developing, applying, and promoting accreditation standards. COA envisions excellence in the delivery of human services globally, resulting in the well-being of individuals, families, and communities.

Over 1500 organizations serving more than 7 million persons are currently either COA-accredited or engaged in the accreditation process. COA has the volunteer commitment of more than 1000 team leaders and peer reviewers. It is governed by a board of 34 trustees representing a wide variety of interests and perspectives.